Random Music News for April 4, 2014

Follow up or not. Totally up to you.

  1. Robert Smith tore a strip off a critic who dissed the Cure.
  2. As a dog person, I honestly feel bad for Miley Cyrus.
  3. The shooter at Fort Hood this week was a major Slipknot fan.
  4. Canadian Musician magazine celebrates 35 years in business.  Wow.
  5. Jack White wants to make “the world’s fastest released record” for Record Store Day later this month.
  6. Jamaican dancehall singer sentenced to life in prison.
  7. An interesting Q&A with Amanda Palmer on the “current nightmare of the modern musician.”

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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