Field Music ‘We earn five grand a year’ | Guardian Music

"We don't spend any money so we can do what we want," says Peter. "And if that's harder work," says David, "then it's the price of being free." Source: Tom Lamont, Guardian Music. Read the full article at: Field Music 'We earn five grand a year' A super-interesting chat from 2012 with one my my…Read more Field Music ‘We earn five grand a year’ | Guardian Music

Brainfeeder at the Bowl: A roundtable discussion with George Clinton, Flying Lotus and Thundercat – LA Times

Mikael Wood talks with George Clinton, Flying Lotus and Thundercat -- funk visionaries from different generations -- ahead of their joint Sept. 17 concert at the Hollywood Bowl. Source: Brainfeeder at the Bowl: A roundtable discussion with George Clinton, Flying Lotus and Thundercat - LA Times Perhaps telling of my taste or opinion of the…Read more Brainfeeder at the Bowl: A roundtable discussion with George Clinton, Flying Lotus and Thundercat – LA Times

RIP Prince, 1958 – 2016 *UPDATED LINK*

I really can't believe it. I think I'm still fully in denial. It hasn't registered. I'm not gonna say much, as I haven't had time to process this info yet, but as you probably know, Prince is probably my biggest influence and musical hero. The only thing I thought I could do at the moment…Read more RIP Prince, 1958 – 2016 *UPDATED LINK*

Six Neglected Drummers Who Deserve Recognition | BBC Culture Online

Though singers and lead guitarists are celebrated by the hundreds in rock annals, drummers are often turned into punch lines - read the full article @ bbc.com/culture Stumbled across this piece by Auntie Beeb (or more accurately, BBC journo Greg Knot) celebrating the much maligned backline-beats laid out by drummers. And rightly so! Despite the…Read more Six Neglected Drummers Who Deserve Recognition | BBC Culture Online

Do It All Night – The Story of Prince’s Dirty Mind | Pitchfork

“When I brought it to the record company, it shocked a lot of people,” Prince told Rolling Stone of Dirty Mind. “But they didn't ask me to go back and change anything, and I'm real grateful. Anyway, I wasn't being deliberately provocative. I was being deliberately me.”  via Pitchfork - click here for the full…Read more Do It All Night – The Story of Prince’s Dirty Mind | Pitchfork