Jay Gabler

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Music News: Frances Bean Cobain on Kurt Cobain’s 50th: ‘You are loved and you are missed’

Monday would have been Kurt Cobain’s 50th birthday. To mark the occasion, his daughter Frances Bean Cobain shared a handwritten note to her late father. “You are loved and you are missed,” she wrote. “Thank you for giving me the GIFT of life.” (Pitchfork) February 20th 2017. Happy Birthday. A post shared by Frances Bean Cobain (@space_witch666) on Feb…

Prince’s music now on streaming services, ‘Purple Rain’ reissue announced

As was widely expected, Prince’s music is being released today across major streaming services. 19 albums are now available on Spotify, Amazon, and elsewhere; as expected, the release includes much of Prince’s Warner Bros. catalog, but not his releases between 1994’s Come and 2014’s Plectrumelectrum (with 3RDEYEGIRL) and Art Official Age. Prince’s estate has just made a deal for the…