Besides being the director of the Berklee Music Perception and Cognition Laboratory, and an associate professor at Berklee, Susan Rogers is also the person who worked most closely with the late Prince during quite possibly his most important period artistically. From 1983 to 1988, it was Susan who was on the other side of the glass for Purple Rain, Around the World in a Day, Parade, Sign o' the Times, and The Black Album. Susan was kind enough to talk to KEXP producer, and Minneapolis native, Owen Murphy about her time working with Prince one year after his tragic passing.
Edited by: Lisa Leclair
This is the first time the original 1984 recording has been released. Not just that, but the estate has also released archival rehearsal footage of Prince & The Revolution.
On Thursday, April 19th, The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole will re-air our tribute to Prince on the two-year anniversary of his passing.
Back in 2010, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim collaborated on the concept album and "disco musical" Here Lies Love, which tells the story of former First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos. Following award-winning runs in New York, London, and Adelaide, Australia, the project has now arrived in S...