1999 – In an unfortunate case of history repeating… Read more

1999 – In an unfortunate case of history repeating…

1999 – In an unfortunate case of history repeating, East Village art-rockers Jon Spencer Blues Explosion finds that its equipment has been stolen. The theft, which occurs in Vancouver, echoes that of N.Y. avant-garde rockers Sonic Youth, who had a van full of their vintage and customized gear stolen from outside their hotel room in […]

1999 – The Artist Formerly Known As Prince steals … Read more

1999 – The Artist Formerly Known As Prince steals …

1999 – The Artist Formerly Known As Prince steals the show at the second annual Yahoo! Internet Life Awards, held at Studio 54 in New York. He wins best Internet-only single (“War”) and leads an impromptu musical reunion that features James Brown saxophonist Maceo Parker and four members of Sly & the Family Stone.