Vincent Caruso is a freelance writer and editor based in Chicago, IL. Musings on the topics of music, culture and politics have appeared in the likes of Prefix Magazine, the Daily Beast, Reason Magazine, Brooklyn Vegan, Design Bureau and others. Author of several regrets and producer of many aborted ideas. I believe in a higher power chord. Frequently cyberbullied at @vncnt_csmr.
Prince Gets Weird on the Terrifying ‘Bob George’
Prince's 'Bob George' was a manic digression into confrontational booty-bass schizophrenia.
Prince Runs Far Away From the Mainstream With ‘The Rainbow Children’
"The Rainbow Children," a 10-minute jazz-inflected epic, was an extravagant expression of Prince's identity regained.
When ‘Annie Christian’ Haunted Prince’s Seedy, Art-Punk Fever Dream
The mélange of themes on Prince's 'Controversy'—scandal and sensation; politics and religion—converge on the album's bizarre detour.
Prince Denies, Then Surprises, Then Ghosts the Foo Fighters
Despite Prince's distaste for being covered by the Foo Fighters — or anyone — he had no qualms about returning the favor on one of the world's biggest stages.
When Prince Suggested Trying a ‘New Position’
'Parade' is overlooked because of Prince's 'Under the Cherry Moon' movie, but this song suggests it deserves better.