Random Music News for Monday, January 4, 2016

All right, back to work. Only 78 days until spring. And while we’re on the subject of a new year, this isn’t going to sit well with religious types. (Via Tom)

Year of the Beast

And now, the music news.

  1. So much for the dude from Snow Patrol getting it on with Courtney Cox.
  2. Kimye wants to buy land in the British countryside. How…aristocratic.
  3. Meanwhile, Aerosmith’s “Dude Looks Like a Lady” was used to poke fun at Caitlyn Jenner in Philadelphia.
  4. The son of famed guitarist Les Paul has died.
  5. Here’s a list of great indie rock moments from 2015.
  6. If you’re looking to explore someone different, take a look at Scott Miller.
  7. This orchestra was starving. Literally starving.
  8. Chris Brown is in legal trouble again. And he’s still a jerk.
  9. Watch this priceless reaction to something on Australia’s Got Talent.
  10. Here are seven tech trends to watch for in 2016.
  11. Expect a return of Sum 41 really, really soon.
  12. Lana Del Rey thinks some Russians are out to kill her
  13. …and Anonymous is out to get Keith Flint of The Prodigy.
  14. How to listen to a police scanner.
  15. Britney Spears had a stage malfunction. She got stuck in a tree.

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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