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Paisley Park After Dark - Saturday, April 26th

$30 cover charge. 9 pm - 2 am - Live Music, Dancing, DJ, food/drinks. Note: NO phones, cameras, or recording devices allowed. Shuttle service from local parking area. Posted by luv4u in Concerts (27 comments)

New Prince single, 'The Breakdown' now available on digital platforms worldwide!!

Hot on the heels of the WB partnership comes this unexpected release! Posted by FunkyD in Prince: Music and More (479 comments)

IT'S FINALLY HAPPENING: Prince and Warners undertaking reissue/remaster series

Prince and Warner Bros have reached a new deal for catalog remasters, a 30th anniversary deluxe digital remaster of Purple Rain, and a new album. Posted by revox in Prince: Music and More (681 comments)

MUST LISTEN: The Prince Podcast – ANDRE CYMONE Interview RAW!

MDean of the Prince Podcast does it again! He scored an interview with Andre Cymone and Andre is pretty awesome, discussing the behind-the-scenes of early Prince days. Andre is an amazing talent on his own, of course, but if you want to hear some of the real deal, you MUST listen to this podcast. I mean, I'm sure you listen to ALL the episodes already anyhow, but this one is definitely not to be missed. Go check it out! Posted by molove in Prince: Music and More (106 comments)

PRINCE GIVES THE PURPLE REINS TO NPG MUSIC PUBLISHING FOR WORLDWIDE ADMINISTRATION OF HIS CATALOGUE

Grammy winning multi-platinum music icon Prince has assigned his vast catalogue of songs to NPG Music Publishing. While the terms of the deal are not public, it includes a schedule of songs that Prince considers "fit 4 eternal publication." Posted by jayceman in Prince: Music and More (213 comments)

Follow Prince on Instagram..... or is it Princestagram?

Prince has his very own account on the popular photo-sharing app Instagram, and Facebook now feel justified in their purchase of the company. Reports of an imminent name-change to Princestagram are unconfirmed. Posted by KCOOLMUZIQ in Prince: Music and More (76 comments)

Last-minute prince.org Detroit meet-up Monday April 7

I (Ben, site founder & semi-benevolent dictator) will be in Detroit for a hot minute next week and thought it'd be fun to get together with some of the local faithful. If you're interested in coming out, fill out this form and we'll try to do this damn thing! Posted by ben in Fan Gatherings (20 comments)

Paisley Park After Dark April 4th and 5th

$30 cover charge. 9 pm - 2 am - Live Music, Dancing, DJ, food/drinks. Note: NO phones, cameras, or recording devices allowed. Shuttle service from local parking area. Posted by motherfunka in Concerts (118 comments)

Paisley Park After Dark March 28 & 29

$30 cover charge. 9 pm - 2 am - Live Music, Dancing, DJ, food/drinks. Note: NO phones, cameras, or recording devices allowed. Shuttle service from local parking area. Posted by udo in Concerts (154 comments)

Paisley Park Studios Viewing of Montreux

Paisley Park Studios Presents ........... "Paisley Park After Dark"....... Saturday, March 22 from 9 pm - 2 am. Special viewing of Montreux Concert footage. $30 cover charge. Live Music, Dancing, DJ, food/drinks. Note: NO phones or recording devices allowed. Posted by bashraka in Concerts (94 comments)

Prince Playing Two shows The Same Night in San Francisco - March 19th

Two shows on March 19th, get your tix! Posted by bashraka in Concerts (186 comments)

3RDEYEGIRL in Oakland, CA - March 15, 2014!

New show announcement Posted by bashraka in Concerts (211 comments)

Prince & 3rdEyeGirl to Appear at the Brit Awards

Get ready! PRINCE & 3RDEYEGIRL will be at the Brit Awards Wednesday February 19th. They will be presenting the first award of the night! - Check drfunkenberry.com for information & updates. Posted by antonb in Prince: Music and More (93 comments)

Prince 2014 UK Tour starts Feb 3rd - OFFICIAL

Prince has announced an impromptu concert series in London next month playing in a number of "iconic venues in and around London, England" -- starting February 3rd. Details will be announced in a press conference, set to be held in the flat of UK soul singer Lianne LaHavas. The dates are in support of a new album, PlectrumElectrum, recorded with his all-female band, 3rdEyeGirl. Posted by Militant in Concerts (2,676 comments)

PRINCE To appear in Episode Of "New Girl"

A rare TV appearance by Prince on the US sitcom "New Girl" that will air on 2nd February, 2014. Posted by banishedones666 in Prince: Music and More (512 comments)

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“When Doves Cry takes the cake, not because it's the most obvious choice, but because it's his best composed, arranged, and performed. To this day, there isn't anything that sounds like it. It carries this bizarre, smooth, glassy atmosphere since the bubblegum keyboards are there to accompany such a serious, mature overall sound. You're not quite sure how you're supposed to feel listening to it.

All the little intricate bits and pieces in the track; the main keyboard riff, the adroit guitarwork, the ethereal overdubbing, even the lack of a bassline, work together and gel seamlessly for a totally complete listening experience. It isn't an epic like 3 Chains 'o' Gold, nor a talent show like Computer Blue, it's just an endlessly enjoyable, accessible tune, no matter what instrument it's played on.”
Alguy, 6/10 in the forums

“You are right. I can get so caught up in my frustrations with his flaws that I forget to express the gratitude that I feel for all the great songs that he has recorded.

More than the music I am very, very grateful that Prince has been a fine example of what is possible when you trust your gut and stick to being you. Personally, I have never been one to enjoy sticking out and being different. Despite a life lived, on my part, trying to fit in I still get called eccentric anyway.

Had I embraced my own uniqueness years ago who knows where I would be right now?”
Deadflow3r, 6/10 in the forums

“I think at 42 all of my observations of most things are influenced by my experience and i am very mindful to be careful of sounding like a grouchy old guy. My kids (22,25) have no problem reminding me.

When it comes to Prince's recent output i feel that my response is rooted in where i am, i dont expect urgency nor innovation but i do reserve the right to ignore shit i dont find interesting. I love that he's matured image wise because it would be sad to pitty him for becoming a clown. I honestly dont value what he's recording now but i still feel proud that he's wildly successful as a live act and adjusting wonderfully to being the Icon he is.

If younger people are drawn to his newer work fine, but dont you think its disingenuis to act as if the current musical chapters are comparable to say 1980-1988?. I started listening to JB in high school, too young to know the real JB of the late 60's and early 70's. Back then i knew "Soul Power" was the shit and "Living in America" wasnt. You do know that right?, you do see a distinction between Dirty Mind and Musicology right? you can admit this without making it about us right?.”
dreamshaman32, 6/10 in the forums

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Prince fan documentary planned

An orger has created a Kickstarter project seeking funding to create a documentary about Prince fans! This has the potential to be the documentary we've wanted to see all these years, reflecting the intensity, dedication, humanity, and yes sometimes craziness that makes up the amazing global Prince-fan community. Check it out and if you're feelin' it, consider backing the project; the producer is open to feedback and suggestions, as well. More info here.

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