Random music new for Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Getting ready to do serious Geeks&Beats reporting from CES 2020. For example, I found this device which apparently is the future of sex tech.

Fun, huh? Let’s switch back to music news for January 7, 2020.

  1. Here are some tech predictions from CES, including one about the growth of streaming services.
  2. A lot of radio folk are at CES looking at the latest tech.
  3. This Kohler shower head doubles as an Alexa-powered smart speaker.
  4. Another issue for Rod Stewart. Oh, to have such troubles…
  5. Looking for some fresh podcasts for 2020? Try this for recommendations.
  6. Speaking of podcasts, should encore yours in MP3 or AAC? Read this.
  7. And if you’re looking for new music this year, here’s what’s coming.
  8. There is an epidemic of celebrity suicides in South Korea, including amongst musicians…
  9. …and then there are all the stalker problems.
  10. Here’s a tricky music industry lawsuit that could have big ramifications.
  11. An ode to the glories of putting it on shuffle.
  12. This kid now has a major label record deal. He’s a killer guitarist and is only ten!
  13. The Michael Jackson child sexual assault lawsuits are back.
  14. Need help with your singing? There’s now an AI app for that.
  15. What’s it like to be friends with Courtney Love? Let’s ask Marilyn Manson.
  16. And let’s end with some 2020 predictions for music and media.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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