Prince in the 2000s: Late-Period Reissues of ‘Musicology,’ ‘3121’ and ‘Planet Earth’ Find the Legend in Fine Form

Prince in the 2000s: Late-Period Reissues of ‘Musicology,’ ‘3121’ and ‘Planet Earth’ Find the Legend in Fine Form

Reggie Griffith, Prince’s sometime front of house sound engineer, recalls vividly what it took to work with the icon, though he hardly complains about the herculean hours required. “I loved it, because he was great,” he says. “He was extremely hardworking. I think he slept two hours a day! He gave everyone around him that […]

Officially Sanctioned Prince Documentary in the Works for Netflix from Ava DuVernay

Officially Sanctioned Prince Documentary in the Works for Netflix from Ava DuVernay

An officially-sanctioned Prince documentary with the full cooperation of the late musician/icon’s estate is in the works, according to a report from Variety. The report adds that director/producer Ava DuVernay (Selma, Middle of Nowhere) is at the helm of the project, which is being developed for Netflix. “Prince was a genius, a joy and a […]

Prince’s Estate to Re-Release 35 Of His Catalog Albums with New Sony Music Deal

Prince’s Estate to Re-Release 35 Of His Catalog Albums with New Sony Music Deal

On Wednesday, it was announced that Sony Music came to an agreement on a deal with Prince‘s estate to exclusively reissue some of the late musician’s classic albums via Legacy Recordings — 35 of them, in fact. More details, via Billboard: Among the titles included in the first phase are The Gold Experience (1995), Emancipation (1996), Rave Un2 The Joy […]

Prince’s Estate Announces ‘Piano and a Microphone 1983’ Posthumous Release, Stream ‘Mary Don’t You Weep’

Prince’s Estate Announces ‘Piano and a Microphone 1983’ Posthumous Release, Stream ‘Mary Don’t You Weep’

Today, June 7, 2018, Prince Rogers Nelson would have turned 60 years old. But his passing in 2016 cut short his legendary, iconic career of classic music and his truly one-of-a-kind personality. To honor his memory and legacy, Prince’s estate announced on Thursday a new release of previously unheard material, titled Piano and a Microphone […]

Listen to the New Expanded Deluxe Reissue of Prince’s Classic ‘Purple Rain’ Album

Listen to the New Expanded Deluxe Reissue of Prince’s Classic ‘Purple Rain’ Album

Another treasure trove of Prince recordings has seen the light of day. On Friday, NGP Records/Warner Brothers released a deluxe reissue of Purple Rain, complete with remastered versions of the original tracks and a host of additional material, including previously unreleased recordings. Available for streaming below via Spotify, the Purple Rain deluxe is an absolute […]

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