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In Conversation: Tee Mango & Amp Fiddler

UK producer, and the man behind cult clothing brand Millionhands, Tee Mango returns this summer with his latest long-player,  ’50 Songs’. This album is perhaps his most personal to date, seeing him delve deep into soulful territory, helped along in no small way by the contributions of Detroit’s Amp Fiddler. Amp Fiddler has a discography that takes in work with Prince, George Clinton, Moodymann and many more besides and makes his mark here on lead single ‘Feels Like Whatever’. Tee and Amp took time out to get ‘In Conversation’ for us and shed a little light on their working process ... Read more

Free Download: Prince – If I Was Your Girlfriend (Mehdi Deyes & Hedi Ouali Remix)

Music industry veterans and good friends Mehdi & Hedi teamed up to produce an epic rework of Prince’s classic ‘If I Was Your Girlfriend’. Raised by a Jazz singer, Mehdi Deyes developed a passion for music at an early age. Ever since 1989, Mehdi has been a frequent visitor of all kinds of electronic dance events all over the world. Especially his trips to Belgium have been of great influence on his sound. Tunisian Dutch, Hedi Ouali started producing music back in 1996 under his handle “Cahe” with support from Sander Kleinenberg. Through Mehdi Deyes’ project Ibiza Residencies, a coffee table book with ... Read more

[VIDEO] Moby Speaks With Larry King On Dance Music, Drugs, And Trump

Veteran Producer Moby speaks with Larry King and gets candid about his struggles as an alcoholis, his longtime friendship with David Bowie, and his feelings about (of course) Donald Trump. Below are a few clips from the interview, which you can watch in full HERE On Bowie On Drugs On Los Angeles On Prince

Ths Is Prince’s Handpicked Party Playlist

So, when you’re Prince, what would you have played at one of your legendary parties? The answer to that actually comes from a place you may least suspect. In 2013, Prince appeared in an episode of FOX comedy ‘New Girl’ in an episode where two if its characters ended up invited to a party at the prolific musicians house. At the time, one of the show’s editors took to twitter and said how Prince had actually sent the network a list of songs that would typically be heard at a personal event of his, for the sake of accuracy. “City ... Read more

These Were The Last Records Prince Bought, And They’re Awesome

While the world mourned the death – and above all celebrated the life and music – of Prince this passed weekend, the news stream surrounding the artist’s demise is still very much in effect. One of the latest stories that broke is one with some deep meaning, as it tells of the last ever record purchases done by the pop icon. His picks, done during Record Store Day at his facourite record joint in Minneapolis, show an eclectic selection of six records spanning a range of genres – much like the music of Prince himself. Prince’s picks include Stevie Wonder’s Talking Book, ... Read more

Prince Dies Age 57, Found Dead In Paisley Park Home

Prince sadly died earlier today, April 21st at age 57 at his Paisley Park home and studio, his publicist confirmed to the Associated Press. TMZ first came out with the news. “We are not releasing any information regarding the identity of the person who died until next of kin is notified,” a spokesperson of the local police force said.  Earlier this month, Prince had stated to not feeling well (Atlanta Journal Constitution) and canceled at least one concert in the city. Some days later, he did take to the stage in Atlanta to perform. After which the singer’s plane made an emergency landing, as was told by the ... Read more

Prince Fired Questlove From DJ Gig, To Play Finding Nemo Instead

With Pixar dropping the first trailer to the sequel of Finding Nemo, ‘Finding Dory’, the world was treated to a rather funny and bizarre anecdote by The Roots’ ?uestlove. The Finding Dory trailer led ?uestlove, who besides taking to the drums is also a regularly booked DJ, to take to Twitter, telling his followers that he was once “fired” from a dj gig by the almighty Prince in a nightclub. After cutting the music, ?uestlove was shocked again when he saw the reason for his firing: so that Prince could watch Finding Nemo on the club’s screen. This is taking the term ‘nightmare booking’ to a ... Read more