As I continue to work on my next proper post, I’m happy to share another collaborative effort I had the opportunity to participate in with popular YouTubers Prince’s Friend, Nightchild-Ethereal, and Mr. Ant. We discussed the eight main drummers Prince worked with during his career–Bobby Z, Sheila E, Michael B, Kirk Johnson, Cora Coleman-Dunham, John Blackwell, and Hannah Welton–and ranked them based on our performances. I hope you enjoy it, even if for some reason I was not looking at the camera in the first clip! Thanks to Prince’s Friend for the opportunity, and to Darling Nisi for recommending me.
(Featured Image: The Greatest Back Cover of All Time; photo by Allen Beaulieu, © Warner Bros.)
No new post today (maybe tomorrow!), but I did make an appearance on my girlfriend’s YouTube channel talking about music, including Prince. If you ever wanted to see and hear me talk way too passionately about the back cover of Dirty Mind, here’s your chance–though, to be fair, I talk way too passionately about the back cover of Dirty Mind pretty frequently. Anyway, just thought I’d share here in case y’all were interested.
(Featured Image: Under the Cherry Moon; © Warner Bros.)
As you may or may not already know, Dystopian Dance Party is my other blog where I post whatever I feel like writing about to an empty and indifferent universe. One of our most recent recurring features is called Wrecka Stow: a video series in which we visit used record shops and document our browsing/buys. The music we discuss is pretty eclectic; but the latest installment, covering CD Cellar in Falls Church, Virginia, happens to include quite a few Prince-adjacent artists, including the Time, Vanity, Sheila E, the Family, André Cymone, and Prince and the Revolution themselves. I’ll share it here on the off chance that any of my readers enjoy looking at old vinyl as much as I do:
Be back tomorrow with another link to my Prince-related content from elsewhere on the Internet. Have a good weekend!