Surprise Albums Work – Sometimes…


  Lately, there is less and less fanfare about releasing albums – has anybody noticed this? There was a time when the ‘hot’ new album dropping was truly a gargantuan thing. Nowadays, albums drop – sometimes with lackadaisical promotion – and it’s just not that big of a deal. Sometimes it seems as if the…

Prince, ‘HitNRun Phase One’ – Short Take Review


Prince’s Eccentricity Lives On Via ‘HitNRun’ Despite Imperfections Prince • HitNRun Phase One • NPG • Release Date: September 14, 2015 Ah, the return of “The Purple One.” These days, Prince doesn’t seem too concerned about a fancy rollout of new material. Then again, who does seem to care about intensive promo? Because of a…