Prince Has Died at 57

Following an investigation at his home and recording studio Paisley Park, the Associated Press has confirmed that Prince has died at 57. Prince Rogers Nelson, a truly legendary musician, released 39 albums throughout his career, garnering seven Grammy Awards and earning him a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the hearts of millions of fans. While the death of the beloved …

Pearl and the Beard

The Brooklyn band ditches discs for posters printed with download codes

At the close of a recent show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, Jocelyn Mackenzie of Brooklyn-based band Pearl and the Beard held a screen-printed poster before a stupefied, packed house. Foregoing the disposable medium of CDs or LPs, the band employs the poster as the only tangible key to the band’s “Prodigal Daughter Extended Single” release. “The music industry has changed and a new …