The Inside The Album crew is back and starting things off with an incredibly informative discussion of Prince’s 1987 debut of his funk/jazz side project with saxophonist extraordinaire Eric Leeds – Madhouse 8! Join DJ Polished Solid, The Ricker, Love Man and Arthur Turnbull from The Music Snobs and Entry Points podcasts as they delve into this risk taking and forward thinking project released during the era of Prince’s vast commercial success.

Source material referenced in this episode can be found here:

Uptown Magazine #5
Syncopated Strut by Miles Marshall Lewis in Wax poetics Issue 50 www.waxpoetics.com/blog/features/a…and-eric-leeds/
Dance Music Sex Romance by Per Nielsen

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University's Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.