Random Music News for April 25, 2014

Wow. Lots of random stuff today.

  1. TIME Magazine has released their list of the most influential celebrities. Beyonce fans should line up on the right.
  2. Fight! Deadmau5 vs. Arcade Fire. Wait.  That’s not very Canadian…
  3. International Jazz Day in Toronto?
  4. Spotify kills the best Spotify hack ever.
  5. Lorde already has a make-up endorsement deal with MAC Cosmetics.
  6. What the hell is Liam Gallagher up to?  Why does he tease about Oasis? Or is it just some kind of cry for help?
  7. Meanwhile, let’s reflect on how Oasis changed Britain.
  8. Uh-oh. A new musical meme based on Frozen.
  9. A new Guns ‘N Roses album?  Maybe.  And it’s gotta be better than Chinese Democracy.
  10. Widow of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray testifies about his drug use leading up to his death.
  11. Does our Ministry of Fisheries REALLY want to start a fight with Morrissey over the stupid seal hunt?

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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