Tag Archives: Prince

“My Name is Prince” at the Dome

If you are a fan of Prince and can get to North Greenwich, don’t miss the “My Name is Prince” exhibition at the Dome. It’s an extensive trawl through his musical history, with 35 soundtracks of varying sorts to listen … Continue reading

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Prince, 1958-2016

It’s a shock writing that title. Another great artist struck down. 2016 is proving to be a momentous year for the loss of some of our musical icons. Lemmy, Bowie, and now Prince. And Prince’s departing  sudden, out of the … Continue reading

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My Top Ten – Albums of 2014

So, after much head scratching, here’s my Top Ten of 2014. The hardest choice was between one and two. I thought about equal 1st, but decided that was a cop out. More after the list. 1. Royal Blood – Royal … Continue reading

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3 gigs in 4 days: Prince, Graham Parker… and Grape Juice!

One of those weeks when live music came to the fore. Absolutely love it. Started on Wednesday with Prince at the Roundhouse in Chalk Farm. Absolutely magnificent and I’ve blogged about the concert already. You can read it here. On … Continue reading

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Prince and Third Eye Girl at the Roundhouse, London, 4 June 2014

Prince, with his all-woman backing band, 3RDEYE Girl, are touring Europe at the moment and have come back to Britain for a few ‘Hit and Run” gigs. My friend Dave managed to get a some tickets for a show announced … Continue reading

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The next best thing to Prince?

A few of us went to the Jazz Cafe tonight to see a tribute to Prince. We didn’t know what to expect in terms of who was playing, but felt that the quality you get at the Jazz Cafe plus … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (18) “Channel Orange” by Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean is a singer from New Orleans who is part of the LA-based Odd Future collective. “Channel Orange” is his first solo album. I have my son Kieran to thank for putting me on to this. It may well … Continue reading

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