Random Music News for Friday, February 20, 2015

Happy birthday, Ian Brown of the Stone Roses! You’re 52.

  1. Something every musician should know: why pot gives you the munchies.
  2. Dude from Imagine Dragons has parental issues.
  3. This kid will have parent issues in the future.
  4. Want to buy Kurt Cobain’s credit card? It doesn’t work anymore, but…
  5. Watch a deaf woman hear for the first time. And then read what she had to say.
  6. Lady Gaga and her new fiance bought a new mansion in…Lancaster, Pennsylvania?
  7. Things are still grim for Bobbi Kristina Brown.
  8. The Foo Fighters were forced to cancel a gig when one of their equipment trucks was involved in a serious accident.
  9. Speaking of whom, you can now pre-order the DVD/Blu-ray set of Sonic Highways.
  10. Apple wants to start producing cars–yes, cars–by 2020.
  11. Snapchat wants to get into the music business. Here’s how.
  12. And the Liam Gallagher love child trial drags on and on and on and on…

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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