Dark Gable Presents… The Films of Prince

Diversity and representation have long been a serious issue in the film industry, and 12 Years A Slave winning some Oscars hasn’t exactly changed that. Outside of that prestigious anomaly, people rarely imagine black film to be much more than gangster movies, cookout comedies, and Tyler Perry. Our very own Dominic Read More …

Deadshirt’s Dream David Bowie Tribute Concert

Last week, The Music Of series held two concerts at Carnegie Hall, dedicated to celebrating the music of David Bowie. The Music Of series is a yearly charity event that celebrates the music of a different songwriter each year; it was scheduled months in advance and Read More …

The Best Christmas Song of All Time: The Eggnog Eight

It’s the holiday season, the only time of year that comes with its very own genre of music. This Christmas, Deadshirt staffers Mike Duquette, Max Robinson, and Dylan Roth decided to comb through the massive, diverse canon of Christmas songs to determine which is the Read More …

Listen Here: Baa-Dee-Ah

Listen Here is a monthly playlist picked and curated by members of the Deadshirt staff around a certain theme. This month’s theme is Early Autumn, with a playlist selected by Mike Duquette. I’ve lived in my first apartment a whole year as of September 6, so, Read More …

Deadshirt Is Listening… Strutting, Dreaming, Standing Up

Deadshirt is Listening…Bringing you a rundown of our staff and guest contributors’ favorite new tracks released in the past week after they’ve had the weekend to blast them in their cars, in a club, alone in their rooms, etc. Mike Duquette is standing up 4… Read More …

Listen Here: The Ups and Downs of Love

Listen Here is a monthly playlist picked and curated by members of the Deadshirt staff around a certain theme. This month’s theme is “The Ups and Downs of Love,” with a playlist selected by several Deadshirt staffers and curated by music editor Julian Ames. Now that it’s February, Read More …

Listen Here: Best of 2014

Listen Here is a monthly playlist picked and curated by members of the Deadshirt staff around a certain theme. This month’s theme is “Best of 2014,” with a playlist selected by several Deadshirt staffers and curated by music editor Julian Ames. 2015 is here and with it comes Read More …

Strange Trips: On Musical Side Projects

If you’ve managed to make it in the incredibly bizarre business of professional art, you’ve probably sipped from that tart cup marked “but what I really want to do is…” It’s that perfect mix of creative impulse and barely-checked hubris that put Prince in one Read More …

3rdeyegirl’s PlectrumElectrum Feels like Disney’s Prince [Review]

By Steph Salo Prince is one of the most brilliant musical masterminds of his generation. He is like a beautiful butterfly who can morph into a new him with the bat of an eye. He can slay on the guitar or piano, or dance like a maniac. He is one Read More …