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Random music news for Monday, October 15, 2018

WARNING: There may be Kanye music news ahead. It’s just so hard to avoid him for October 15, 2018.

  1. Prince’s estate to Donald Trump: “Cut it out.
  2. Another Bowie box set? Yes. This one focuses on the 80s.
  3. Michael Buble says his son’s cancer scare has prompted him to quit music.
  4. Or is this retirement story all wrong?
  5. This should be an interesting read: Read and Riot: A Pussy Riot Guide to Activism.
  6. A Soundgarden reunion without Chris Cornell? Maybe not.
  7. Dammit. Kanye news: Kim says she’s worried that his antics are damaging her reputation.
  8. And more: Ye’s back on social media.
  9. Here’s a plea for Roxy Music to be recognized with an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  10. The US Marines have developed a new sonic weapon that can transmit voice messages to people up to 3,000 feet away.
  11. Did Jamal Khashoggi’s Apple Watch record his arrest, torture, and murder…
  12. …or is this lead doomed by a technical impossibility?
  13. Smash Mouth’s “All Star” musical: This is weird.
  14. Radio: Still not dead (and here’s a handy chart that underscores this…
  15. …but Canada needs to respond faster to the changing digital landscape.
  16. I gotta get me some of these real-time translating headphones from Google.
  17. Apple Music gets deeper into analytics with the purchase of this company.
  18. Fans of 80s music went nuts over this gig.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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