Prince: The Oral History of ‘Purple Rain’

This article was originally published in the July 2009 issue of Worldmusicfests, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Purple Rain. In the wake of Prince’s death, we’re revisiting this story here. Dearly Beloved… We ...

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All 289 Eminem Songs, Ranked

Fifteen years ago, the American public was introduced to Marshall Mathers, Eminem, and Slim Shady, a triptych of manic personalities whose interests included raising hell, making enemies, and sticking nine-inch nails through ...

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SXSW 2015: 22 Artists You Must See

At this year’s South by Southwest conference in Austin, a number of noteworthy lone stars will be making their way to Texas to perform for fans, journalists, and plenty of other artists ...

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Eaux Claires 2016: Still Waters Run Deep

This past weekend marked the second annual edition of Eaux Claires, the festival Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon organizes in partnership with the National’s Aaron Dessner and the cooperation of seemingly half his ...

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New Music: Popcaan – “Christmas Gift”

Jamaican dancehall artist Popcaan has gifted us a hook-filled, seasonally appropriate new song called “Christmas Gift.” Turn off that G-rated holiday music you’re listening to and give it a Worldmusicfests or six below. [Stereogum]

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