Episode 9 of the Geeks&Beats Podcast Is Now Available

This week’s episode with me and BNN/CTV’s Michael Hainsworth features Dave Wakeling of The English Beat and General Public.  One of the things he reveals is the exact location of the famous mirror in the bathroom. Stream the episode here or subscribe through iTunes.

Thanks to this week’s co-producers Thomas C. Foster Jr., Alex Reedman and Alan Gibson.  All it takes for you to be a co-producer is to help us defray some costs with a donation.

Show notes:

Proof that your band is never too old to have an app.

The most-tagged songs on Shazam in 2012 along with why Shazam is important to the music industry.

A summary of who I saw and what I learned at the Worldwide Radio Summit in LA. (Example)

Prince’s original demo for “Manic Monday.”

Want to buy John Lennon’s Ferrari?

Star Trek socks?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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