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Monday, September 16 2013

Gangster Glam and Voyeurism: Prince and the New Power Generation’s ‘Diamonds and Pearls’

Our latest Between the Grooves series examines Prince's Diamonds and Pearls, which offers further explorations into the mysterious/strange sexual side of Prince and his preachy/pedantic side, and also his relaxed/smooth side.


Monday, July 29 2013

The Polymorphous Questlove Shape Shifts Into a Memoirist with ‘Mo’ Meta Blues’

Mo' Meta Blues is everything you’d expect from a book Questlove would write: smart, funny, and infused with structural twists on the norm, with dashes of insight and perspective on the ever-evolving state of hip-hop.


Friday, May 3 2013

The Month in Pop Entertainment: May 2013

See previews of this month’s biggest pop entertainment.


Friday, July 20 2012

Knight Music: The Top 10 Batman Music Tracks

As the World's Greatest Detective is set to triumph at the box office yet again this weekend with the release of The Dark Knight Rises, Sound Affects shines a Bat-Signal on one of the most essential components of any Batman film or TV series -- the music.


Friday, September 16 2011

Counterbalance No. 50: Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’

“Wendy?” “Yes, Lisa.” “Are you ready to listen to Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn talk about Prince's Purple Rain?” “Yes, Lisa, it’s the 50th most acclaimed album of all time.” “Shall we begin?” “Yes, Lisa.” Ow!


Friday, September 9 2011

Counterbalance: Year One

In this special one-year anniversary edition of Counterbalance, Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn discuss their first year combing through the pop music canon (as determined by Acclaimed Music's calculations of every best-of list available), share a few favorites, and justify a couple items on their expense account.


Thursday, June 16 2011

Prince’s Parade: It’s Really All About the Music

A large part of what I love about Prince is his ability to take his influences and synthesize them into a whole that suits his fancy. So it's not so much that he brings a new dish to the table. It's more that he explores new ways to enjoy what's already there.


Friday, May 27 2011

Prince: Chaos, Disorder, and Revolution

Prince imbued his art with his idiosyncratic view of life, turning out music from the mind of a sex-obsessed deviant, a bomb-fearing party-animal, and a God-fearing man searching for a ways to reconcile the spiritual with the sexual… and so much more.


Wednesday, May 4 2011

Nicole Atkins: Mondo Amore

When a shoe hits your eye like a feisty woman's blunt reply, that's "Amore".


The 2011 Great Guitar Solo Spotlight (Sound Affects) [9.Mar.11]
Celebrating 68 years of George Harrison (Mixed Media) [21.Feb.11]
Prince Tribute at BET Awards (Mixed Media) [6.Jul.10]
Inside the Revolution (Features) [4.Jun.09]
“The Minneapolis Sound” (Features) [3.Jun.09]
Punk’s Purple Passion (Features) [2.Jun.09]
Old Skewl B.S. aka Morality Police Bite (Sound Affects) [1.Apr.09]
Prince by Morton, Brian (Reviews) [4.Nov.07]
Prince: Planet Earth (Reviews) [26.Jul.07]
Prince: 3121 (Reviews) [30.Mar.06]
Prince (Reviews) [28.Jul.04]
Prince: Musicology (Reviews) [9.May.04]
Prince: Dirty Mind (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
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