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The Purple Knights Podcast

The Purple Knights Podcast


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A round-table discussion show on Prince & related artists and people, featuring album reviews, movie commentaries, interviews, and more!

On-Demand Episodes

Chris chats with author Andrea Swensson about her forthcoming book, Prince and Purple Rain: 40 Years. Andrea's website: ⁠https://www.andreaswensson.com/⁠ Book on Amazon:... more

Chris chats with extraordinary vocalist and Prince fan, Martin Kember.

Chris interviews San Francisco area DJ, promoter, and music facilitator Alphonso Starr, host of the Starr Party every April in Minneapolis at the Pourhouse, and host of the Bay Area's Lovesexy Cruise. Add Alphonso on Facebook:... more

Chris is joined by the NightChild and Mr. Ants to discuss first impressions of the new Diamonds and Pearls Super Deluxe Edition, memories of the era, the Prince estate, and shout-outs to a few special friends!

Chris chats with dancer, philanthropist, and animal rescuer Mayte Garcia. Funkatopia interview: ⁠https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SlGWSyMxzo⁠ Live 4 Love website: ⁠https://live4lovecharities.org

Chris chats with Minneapolis-based mural artist Laura M. Johnson, who helped him transform his bedroom into a tribute to Prince. www.lauramargo.com Instagram @lauramargo.arts

Chris is joined by Jeremiah of the PurpleNerd Channel for a track-by-track review of the 1991 album by Prince and the New Power Generation, Diamonds And Pearls.

Chris is joined by Ernie Wyles for a track-by-track analysis of Prince's 1990 soundtrack album, Graffiti Bridge.

Chris speaks with world-renowned jazz pianist Rick DellaRatta about Prince's genius, the music business, the price of fame, and his own work with Jazz for Peace. For more, e-mail info@jazzforpeace.org

Chris interviews Jaymes Buckman, the frontman of Canadian glam rock band Hot Apollo. The band's single "Working On Love" is featured at the end of this episode!

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