As Nerdwriter1 points out, we often use music from Steely Dan to test new audio gear. Here he explores what makes a Steely Dan song so special, from their brilliant orchestration and storytelling to obsessive production values that result in a warm, rich and layered sound.
If you never saw Prince play live in his early days, tune in for the next hour or so, and check out this amazing performance from 1982 at the Capitol Theater. The video quality stinks, but it’s the music that counts, and boy is it some music.
Prince Rogers Nelson passed away on 4/21/16 at his residence. A genre unto himself, Prince maintained his privacy while entertaining us with a larger-than-life persona, which he backed up with prodigious talent and productivity.
Wayne Coyne and gang play to a church filled with balloon audience members in the video for this David Bowie cover, which embraces the sort of enigmatic performance that itself would not exist if it weren’t for Bowie himself. A fitting tribute to the master of theatricality.