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Sheila E.

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    At 30, Purple Rain Is Still So Good That "Purple Rain" Isn't Even Its Best Ballad

    Your copy of Purple Rain sounds terrible. That's no knock against the music, that urgent neon bug-funk zeitgeist bomb Prince straddled and launched and screamed on as it blew up the world, kind of like what Slim Pickens did to that nuke in Dr. Strangelove but with more cream. That music still stirs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Here are Five Charity Songs that Sucked for the 28th Anniversary of "We Are the World"

    Way back in the '80s, people liked feeling magnanimous. "I hear there are starving kids in Ethiopia." "Fuck that! We can feed people with a song!" And thus, the idea for "We Are the World" was born. Maybe. I haven't actually talked to Lionel Richie about his motivation for coordinating the song, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Frances Bean Cobain And The Other Nine Hottest Offspring Of Musicians

    Rocky Schenck​Today is Frances Bean Cobain's 19th birthday. Time flies, right? In celebration of Miss Frannie, we've compiled a list of hot rock 'n' roll spawn. These people have at least one rock star parent and their moms are frequently models. (Figures.) They are all totally bangable, and m ... More >>

  • Music

    August 13, 2003

    Ashanti

    Chapter II (Murder Inc./Def Jam)

  • Music

    May 21, 2003

    Morris Day with the Gin Blossoms

    Saturday, May 24; Rib America Festival, Soldiers Memorial Plaza (Market and Tucker)

  • Film

    January 8, 2003

    Grand Dames

    The big-screen gals of cinema 2003 will keep you watching

  • Music

    February 27, 2002

    Lunatics Fringe

    Jefferson City lawmakers hit the roof over Nelly's visit to the statehouse

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