Random music news for Monday, June 17, 2019

No basketball. No hockey. I feel so…empty. Best just concentrate on music news for June 17, 2019.

  1. And here come the lawsuits regarding the 2008 fire that destroyed hundreds of thousands of song masters.
  2. Human brains seem to be uniquely tuned to musical pitch. Discuss. (Via Brad)
  3. The hottest thing in the music industry right now? “Curated experiences.”
  4. This was a weird bakery mix-up. Mariah Carey was not impressed.
  5. Music may be good for relieving the pain experienced by breast cancer patients.
  6. Noel Gallagher’s latest swipe at Liam: “I’d rather eat my own s**t than watch him murder his songs.” Discuss.
  7. Hey, Thom Yorke! What are you trying to tell us?
  8. The estate of Chris Cornell has cut off tuition payments to his daughter after she dropped out of university.
  9. Oh, Liam
  10. Oh, Liam (part 2)…
  11. Rapper Lil Durk has been charged with attempted murder.
  12. Chris Martin and Dakota Fanning are finished.
  13. Andre 3000 is now just walking around playing the flute.
  14. Now some Jimmy Buffet fans have been reported getting violently ill after a trip to the Dominican Republic. What’s going on down there?
  15. For reasons that are so far unknown, bluegrass is making a comeback.

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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