Random Music News for Friday, March 13, 2015

Friday the 13ths in two consecutive months? We’re getting them out of the way.

  1. Lil Wayne got “swatted.”
  2. A rap battle featuring Sarah Michelle Gellar? Why not?
  3. The new promo for Justin Bieber’s Comedy Central roast is actually pretty funny.
  4. This is good: how to write a biography for a musician.
  5. If you’re a fan of Tina Fey like me, here’s a fun story on the theme song for her new show, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
  6. Funeral respects were paid to New Romantic pioneer Steve Strange by some of his contemporaries.
  7. This does look like Bieber, doesn’t it? (Via Tom)
  8. Let’s re-imagine some album covers through a pop culture lens, shall we? (Via Brent)

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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