Random Music News for April 10, 2014

Let’s see what’s out there, shall we?

  1. Fifty Cent has to pay $16 million for stealing a headphone design.
  2. Can’t go to Coachella because it’s sold out and scalped tickets are insanely expensive? Then stream some of these performances.
  3. More attention to Hatsune Miku, the world’s only hologram pop star.  I’ve written about her (it?) before.
  4. Why we should all be feeling for Bob Geldof right now.
  5. Nirvana’s Nevermind looks to re-enter the Australian album charts.
  6. Muso is a new, friendlier way to fight music piracy.  It’s clever.  Read about it here.

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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