Random Music News for Saturday, December 12, 2015

Time to return home from the NE Caribbean Command Centre. I am inconsolably sad. Still, I must report on the music news.

  1. It looks like Muse will headline Glastonbury 2016.
  2. Beware of this Pearl Jam fake ticket scam.
  3. Kim and Kanye probably aren’t going to like this.
  4. Ever fancy yourself to be a builder of musical instruments? Look at this.
  5. Like synth and organ music? Here’s a nice sampler from FDH Records.
  6. Here’s an interesting version of “Riptide” done in the native language of Ireland.
  7. And here’s a wonderful acapella version of “Imagine.”
  8. Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow have consciously coupled once again–at least a little bit.

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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