Prince – Purple Rain

Prince – Purple Rain

https://media.rss.com/albumnerds/2023_10_03_22_22_05_71d61dec-732d-4a02-8dbf-3a8fd6c0d47a.mp3Prince’s classic album Purple Rain is often lauded not only as a high point in his career, but also in popular music. The album acts as a soundtrack of sorts for the...
Funk Fusion (Jaco Pastorius, Chic, Living Colour)

Funk Fusion (Jaco Pastorius, Chic, Living Colour)

https://media.rss.com/albumnerds/2023_09_25_22_02_13_01d462f1-4771-485e-bae0-051c47fd6e30.mp3Funk largely grew out of 60s rock and RnB, but its influence can be heard in many of the surrounding genres. On today’s show we explore funk-infused records....
Quiet Storm (Smokey Robinson, Roberta Flack, D’Angelo)

Quiet Storm (Smokey Robinson, Roberta Flack, D’Angelo)

https://media.rss.com/albumnerds/2023_09_18_20_14_51_b3c42ecd-e62b-45a9-b703-aaa9053b4436.mp3This one goes out to all the late night FM radio dial explorers. The Quiet Storm radio format originated back in the 1970s and gave rise to a new RnB sub-genre. On...