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  • Jheri Curl June: Prince’s “Jungle Love”

    Jheri Curl June: Prince’s “Jungle Love”

    We’ve talked a fair amount about Prince, who would have turned 63 today, as one of the architects of the genre we call Jheri Curl Music: Most notably in our very first Jheri Curl June Special back in 2014, but also in various JCJ entries and profiles on his former colleagues (Sheila E, the Time, […]

  • The Prince Issue Podcast with Guest Erika Peterson

    The Prince Issue Podcast with Guest Erika Peterson

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp26.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Stitcher | Blubrry | RSSAs you may have heard, we recently launched a physical magazine, the first issue of which is dedicated to eclectic art and writing inspired by the music of Prince. So, to celebrate a successful […]

  • Dystopian Book Club Podcast, Jheri Curl June Edition: The Memoirs of Rick James

    Dystopian Book Club Podcast, Jheri Curl June Edition: The Memoirs of Rick James

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Stitcher | Blubrry | RSSIt didn’t take a stroke of genius to come up with the idea for this year’s Jheri Curl June podcast. Rick James may be the most important architect of the genre we call Jheri […]

  • Dystopian Listening Party Podcast, Jheri Curl June Edition: Jamie Starr’s a Thief

    Dystopian Listening Party Podcast, Jheri Curl June Edition: Jamie Starr’s a Thief

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Stitcher | Blubrry | RSSWell, folks, it’s our first-ever Jheri Curl June podcast–and before you ask, yes, we’re talking about Prince again. This time, though, we’re shedding light on a somewhat less-discussed side of his career: the series […]

  • Dystopian Listening Party Podcast: The Gospel According to Rock ‘n’ Roll

    Dystopian Listening Party Podcast: The Gospel According to Rock ‘n’ Roll

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp6.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Stitcher | Blubrry | RSSIn American popular music, there’s always been a fine line between the sacred and the secular. On this episode of the Dystopian Dance Party podcast, we talk about a few of the songs for […]

  • Jheri Curl June: Sheila E’s “A Love Bizarre”

    Way back at the end of week one of Jheri Curl June, we argued that Prince left jheri curl music behind just after he arguably perfected it with his 1984 masterpiece Purple Rain. And while that’s technically true when you consider Prince’s career strictly as a solo artist/bandleader, it’s not quite the whole truth. Because by the mid-1980s, […]