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Published on June 16th, 2017 | by Alan Cross


Random Music New for Friday, June 16, 2017

Do you get the feeling that parts of the US are slipping into a weird sort of civil war? And now, the music news for June 16.

  1. Here are seven theories as to what will be the very big surprise at Glastonbury. And yes, an Oasis reunion tops the list.
  2. Lady Gaga and Starbucks have teamed up for a charitable cause.
  3. How’s this for a drunken guitar?
  4. Is Google getting serious about building its own iPhone? Here’s what I mean.
  5. Looking for a different sort of podcast? This one is created by San Quentin inmates.
  6. There are now three more official David Bowie places of interest in the UK.
  7. Yoko Ono could get a songwriting credit on “Imagine” 46 years after the fact.
  8. Family Guy will honor Quahog mayor Adam West on Sunday night.
  9. Stage dives gone wrong.
  10. So Jon Bon Jovi dropped into an Alberta elementary school. Sort of. Still… (Via Tom)
  11. This guy builds guitars out of old skateboards.
  12. Music helps stroke victims communicate.
  13. Fun! Photographs from popular culture before and after censorship.
  14. Orchestral Daft Punk? Yep.

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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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