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20Apr
2015
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JUDITH HILL & PRINCE Electrify In Special Record Store Day Weekend Performance!

Judith Hill Photo: NPG Records / Chelsea Lauren

About 200-300 people showed up to Paisley Park Studios in what was being billed as a celebration for Record Store Day Weekend. What took place was a masterful performance by PRINCE and his band 3RDEYEGIRL followed by a soulsational set by Judith Hill!

PRINCE and 3RDEYEGIRL took the stage first performing "Wow", "FUNKNROLL", "Let's Go Crazy", ,"Pretzelbodylogic","Rock N Roll Love Affair" and "Stratus" along with a blistering drum solo by Hannah.

We hear Prince's guitar-playing was on fire last night with some that have seen the Minneapolis superhero a ton of times, absolutely blown away by his guitar work.

PRINCE Photo: NPG Records / Chelsea Lauren

Judith Hill followed with about 40 minutes of funk. Each time they perform, the band is getting tighter, sweatier, and funkier!

Along with a few remixes from "Art Official Age" the unreleased "Revelations" was played with Prince and 3RDEYEGIRL joining in to play on top of it.

For the Record Store Day Weekend celebration, staff from Electric Fetus, Know Name, and even Amoeba Records in California were invited to attend the event for free. Others paid $30.00 for 3 performances and memorable night of fun.-DocFB

Diagnosis: PRINCE, 3RDEYEGIRL, Judith Hill, The NPG Hornz, and all of the musicians who performed last night would like to thank all record stores for their hard work, continued support of real musicians, and selling music directly. 

20Apr
2015
0

Old School Jam Of The Moment: Mr. Telephone Man By New Edition

New Edition Mr. Telephone Man Cover

The Old School Jam Of The Moment is "Mr. Telephone Man" by New Edition.

"Mr. Telephone Man" included lead vocals from Ralph Tresvant, Ricky Bell and Bobby Brown with a rap by Michael Bivins and was written by Ray Parker, Jr. and was released on November 28th, 1984.

The song reached number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was New Edition's 3rd number one song on the Billboard Black (sic) Charts.-DocFB

Diagnosis: Parker used the exact melody from a previous song of his entitled "A Woman Needs Love"...

20Apr
2015
0

Watch Stalking Gia’s Vibrant Born Free Lyric Video

Stalking Gia

NYC-based electro-pop artist & songwriter STALKING GIA has released her vibrant lyric video for the widely embraced single "Born Free,".

The singles game has been good to Gia - having seen success with her debut "War Paint" towards the end of 2014, and receiving a sizeable amount of blog-buzz with "Born Free" and its most recent remix by DJ SoySauce. NYLON referred to "Born Free" as "one super-cool anthem for self-expression," while Earmilk raves "she has a sweet, measured voice that portions out each note carefully and deliberately."-DocFB

Diagnosis: Follow Gia on Twitter

20Apr
2015
0

Dirty Heads Perform On Morning Buzz Live w/ Blues Traveler and Rome

Dirty Heads Promo Photo

Today marks a BIG day for alt-rockers DIRTY HEADS as they kick off their headline tour in Baton Rouge, LA with special guest, Miami-based hip-hop group MAYDAY. This morning, DIRTY HEADS joined jam band Blues Traveler and Rome Ramirez of Sublime on VH1 Big Morning Buzz Live, performing the first single “Castaway” off of Blues Traveler’s recently released album, Blow Up the Morning.

Also DIRTY HEAD’S own Dustin “Duddy B” Bushnell will be featured on popular music website, Diffuser, discussing his views on weed legalization.

In addition to their tour with MAYDAY, DIRTY HEADS will be heading out on a North American tour this summer, performing as direct support for fellow California rock band, SLIGHTLY STOOPID. "We're so excited to be hitting the road for a short run with Mayday starting on 4/20 and then our huge summer tour with Slightly Stoopid and The Expendables! It's going to be amazing. Make sure to upgrade your ticket to VIP to get some exclusive DH items, and of course the chance to meet us before the show! VIP link here: http://dirtyheads.groundctrl.net/events/.”-DocFB

Diagnosis: Formed in 2003 out of Huntington Beach, CA, DIRTY HEADS is made up of front man Jared (Dirty J) Watson, vocalist/guitarist Dustin Bushnell (Duddy B) keyboardist/vocalist Shawn Hagood, percussionist Jon Olazabal, drummer Matt Ochoa and bassist David Foral.

For tour dates, click here!

4Apr
2015
1

Turn Up! Judith Hill Set To Perform Dress Rehearsal Show At Paisley Park 2nite!

Judith Hill Paisley Park

Judith Hill is set for a dress rehearsal show tonight at Paisley Park Studios in Minneapolis! The performance with her funky band is $50 and also includes a dance party!

If you have been living under a rock the past couple of weeks, click HERE to read what the "REAL DEAL" Hill has been up to and listen to her new album and make sure to catch her on PRINCE's Hit & Run Tour coming 2 a funky town near U!

The announcement came way by 3RDEYEGIRL band members via social media. jAM 2nite!!! pAiSLEy PaRK aFTeR dARk ...@Judith_Hill performance & dANCE pArTY! $50 dollar cover tELL A fRIEND aND 2 NME'S #PrinceArmy

That writing style kinda looks familiar. I think my Grandfather used to write like that. Yea...that's it!-DocFB

Diagnosis: 2nite is gonna  be fun!

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4Apr
2015
7

PRINCE Brings His Hit And Run Tour To Detroit!

Prince Detroit Fox Theatre Image By LV

We told you exclusively earlier this week that PRINCE was going to restart his Hit And Run tour in April and the first date has been announced; Detroit April 9th!

Tickets will go on sale Monday via LiveNation.com and Ticketmaster.com. The show will be at the Fox Theater. Ticket link HERE.

There is a show at Paisley Park tonight for Judith Hill, which is being billed as a dress rehearsal, so for some dates on the Hit and Run tour, Judith Hill will be performing with her band.

Prince's band, 3RDEYEGIRL, has received rave reviews for their Hit and Run shows over in the UK last Spring and the response to the kick-off shows in Kentucky were glowing as well.-DocFB

Diagnosis: Motor Boogie, U ready 4 the FUNKNROLL?!?!?!?!?!

P.S. we made the announcement last night on Twitter & Facebook so be sure to follow us there!

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31Mar
2015
1

Joni Mitchell Found Unconscious In Home; In Hospital Recovering

Joni Mitchell Photo: johnmazlishphoto.com

A 911 call was placed from Joni Mitchell's residence in Los Angeles Tuesday for an unconscious female, which was Mitchell. When Mitchell was being transported to the hospital, she was awake and alert, according to dispatcher records.

Mitchell is still in intensive care at the hospital as of late Tuesday night. There is no word yet on what caused the famous singer-songwriter unconsciousness.-DocFB

Diagnosis: Our thoughts and prayers are with Joni and her family at this time. We do know what we got n it is NOT time to be gone!