Random Music News for April 24, 2014

Thursday.  Just one more day…

  1. Australian rapper Iggy Azalea will no longer crowdsurf after “fans” try to sexually assault her.
  2. Kidnappers nab boy. Kidnappers let boy go after he starts singing gospel music.
  3. Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid could be engaged to Courtney Cox.
  4. A guitar cable that records everything you play while you play it.
  5. Buy your MacBook a present with this turntable decal.
  6. Here’s an early contender for this year’s Song of the Summer from a British teenager named MNEK.
  7. Coldplay is getting a TV special on NBC.
  8. Nice going, Justin Bieber.  Way to piss off so many nations at once over the issue of war criminals.
  9. Record Store Day put up some very impressive sales numbers.
  10. Some guy made his own Star Wars sound effects. Line forms to the left, ladies.
  11. Remember the tricky Spotify hack that’s been dubbed “Sleepify?” Here’s an update.

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.