The best reissues of 2023 include gargantuan box sets and back-to-basics vinyl among a smorgasbord of essential releases.
Casting spells of sonic sorcery across the ages, the best music producers continue to enchant listeners with their acts of studio wizardry.
During a benefit concert held at Minneapolis’ First Avenue, on 3 August 1983, Prince debuted many of his career-making ‘Purple Rain’ songs.
The best 80s album covers stand as evocative artworks that prove the decade transcends its reputation for disposability.
Shaping post-disco funk and revealing his taste for provocative lyrics, Soft And Wet was the song that put Prince ‘streets into the future’.
Built around a concept of his own devising, the ‘Lovesexy’ album envisioned a state in which Prince’s sexual and spiritual desires could coexist.
Prince music from the vaults will be unveiled at this year's Celebration event at Paisley Park studios, Minnesota
Seven years on from Prince’s death, Nils Lofgren remembers what it was like to play the Purple Rain guitar solo with Bruce Springsteen.
With the hit song Alphabet St., Prince apologised for ‘The Black Album’ and introduced his ‘Lovesexy’ era in playfully funky style.
Prince fans with deep pockets have a chance to bid on a Yellow Schecter Cloud owned and played by the superstar.
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