Tag: purple rain

  • The Best Guitar Music in the World Is Coming from Agadez

    The Best Guitar Music in the World Is Coming from Agadez

    It was late 2009 when I got my first taste of Agadez. Searching a relatively primitive YouTube for new music to explore for an ethnomusicology class, I came across a four-minute clip that would change my perspective on the electric guitar for years to come. Recorded in 2004 by Sublime Frequencies founder Hisham Mayet, the […]

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  • Nothing Compares 2 Prince: The Songs That Blew Our Minds

    Prince is gone. Honestly, I’m still tongue-tied. As is the case for most musicians I know, Prince has been an unwavering pillar of my musical life. Maybe the only one, in fact. For my wedding, all my friends recorded themselves singing “Purple Rain,” which my sister- and brother-in-law mashed up with the real song and […]

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