Random Music News for August 12, 2014

It was on this day in IBM introduced the personal computer. It cost the equivalent of $3,000 in today’s money.

  1. Music hackers are going nuts inventing new instruments.
  2. Drake opens his mouth and costs the Toronto Raptors $25K.
  3. Esquire has this list of the ten craziest drummers of all time. (Via Tom)
  4. Paris Hilton made HOW MUCH DJing for just a FOUR NIGHTS! F******K!
  5. Meanwhile, Courtney Love admits to spending a lot of money following Kurt’s death. A lot.
  6. A Japanese-only Daft Punk remix album is being released for the rest of the world.
  7. About that new wig, Sinead…

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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