Random music news for Monday, November 11, 2019

Leonardo DiCaprio turns 45 today. He still looks, like, 17. Moving on to music news for November 11, 2019…

  1. If you work in retail, I’m going to bet that you wish your employer would do something like this.
  2. Radiohead is holding a flash merch sale.
  3. The reason late Cars singer Ric Ocasek wrote his ex-wife out of his will was because of “abandonment.”
  4. Ozzy has released his first new song in nine years.
  5. Looking for music related to your favourite artists? Try Music Map. (Via Sanjeev)
  6. It’s good to be Ed Sheeran’s manager. Here’s why.
  7. Some people really want the cassette revival to be a thing.
  8. A new Prince song? Yep.
  9. I guess if you’re gonna be a drum major you might as well really go for it.
  10. If you’re a fan of ABBA, you’ll want to stay at this hotel.
  11. Can you match these haircuts to the 80s band that made them famous?
  12. Neil Young finally wants American citizenship. The problem? He smoked dope in the past.
  13. Miley Cyrus has had vocal cord surgery and won’t be able to talk for weeks.
  14. So what, exactly, is this new Sony 360 Reality Audio?
  15. Good news: One streaming site has dumped MP3 quality audio entirely.
  16. Want to know what kind of headphones studio pros use? Models like these.

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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