Random music news for Monday, April 13, 2020

I have not resorted to baking bread yet. I understand that this is a thing, especially sourdough. Moving to music news for Monday, April 13, 2020…

  1. Coronavirus update 1: Pink is not happy with the US government.
  2. Coronavirus updat 2: Burning Man’s future is in question.
  3. Ticketmaster quietly altered their refund policy. Best read this.
  4. Dave Grohl has shared his pandemic playlist.
  5. A SLAYER dog collar? Why not?
  6. Paul McCartney’s handwritten lyrics for “Hey Jude” sold for US$910,000 at auction.
  7. Bono has to drive himself these days as he’s social distancing from his regular guy.
  8. Did alternative music originate in Athens, Georgia? This book makes that argument.
  9. Tiger King: The Musical. Yeah, it’s happening.
  10. Almost 23% of French internet users listen to podcasts.
  11. There’s a new book on the Beatles–and it looks pretty good.

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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