10. Dez Dickerson was known for playing lead guitar in Prince’s backing band from 1979-1983. After a 15-minute audition in the back of Del’s Tire Mart, Dickerson was picked as guitarist. In 1980 when off the road for Christmas break, Dickerson … Continue reading The Artists That Helped Prince Create The Minneapolis Sound.
10. 8 – Madhouse (1987) Members: Eric Leeds, Dr. Fink, Levi Seacer, Jr & John Lewis 9. Apollonia 6 – Apollonia 6 (1984) Members: Patricia “Apollonia Kotero, Susan Moonsie & Brenda Bennett 8. The Family – The Family (1985) Members: … Continue reading 10 Best Selling Side Project Albums Produced By Prince
When the Girls’ Girl Talk came out in 1984, Prince’s Minneapolis sound was huge. R&B was full of Prince and Time imitators, and many artists reasoned that an easy way to score a quick hit was to be as Minneapolis-sounding as possible. Like those two sexy girl-groups; Vanity … Continue reading R&B Album Review: Girl Talk – The Girls’
As an avid vinyl collector I use Instagram frequently to showcase new albums and share music that I find on my vinyl excursions. However, since Instagram has began punishing us for sharing music with others, I have decided to begin … Continue reading This Week’s Top 10 Albums From The Minneapolis Sound Selected By Vinyl Peers On Instagram