Random Music News for April 29, 2014

Just remember: “Nothing matters but the weekend from a Tuesday point of view” – The Kings, “This Beat Goes On/Switchin’ to Glide

  1. I doubt that this one of the 50 ways to leave your lover.  Paul Simon and Edie Brickell arrested in a domestic assault issue.
  2. Damon Albarn has tech anxiety.  Good to know even he gets overwhelmed.
  3. What if “The Star Spangled Banner” was sung in a minor key?
  4. Wow.  Jesus Jones is back.
  5. A new Kraftwerk album might be in the works.  Wait–what?
  6. Here’s a playlist we should send to the owner of the LA Clippers.
  7. Jerry Dammers of the Specials gets a special award for “Free Nelson Mandela.”
  8. Billy Corgan’s childhood home is up for sale.  Wanna buy it?
  9. The song of the solitary subway rider.

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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