Random Music News for August 18, 2014

Flying back from Vancouver today after participating in a musicians’ boot camp.  Out to Princeton, BC, to do the same thing next week.

  1. So Morrissey IS without a record label.  This is all so very confusing
  2. It’s been 45 years since Woodstock.  Can we please stop talking about it?
  3. Look at this guy’s massive Gramophone collection!
  4. Danzig is recording an album of Elvis Presley covers. Seriously.
  5. Here’s a great story on Cambodian psych-rock.
  6. 50 Cent has a new set of headphones that can measure your heartbeat.
  7. The Killers cover Iggy Azalea.  Watch it here (along with Brandon Flowers’s new moves.)
  8. YOU SOON MIGHT BE ABLE TO RECHARGE YOUR CELL PHONE BY YELLING AT IT! And now, a look at mobile phones through the years.

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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