Random Music News for Saturday, December 19

I refuse to go to the mall this weekend. I treasure my car too much. I’d rather sit at home and gather music news.

  1. If you’re going to deliver a baby in a bathroom, make sure you use your headphones to tie off the umbilical cord. Why do I think they were Beats headphones?
  2. Liam Gallagher’s latest divorce is going to cost at least £800,000 in legal fees. What about that Oasis reunion, Liam? I’d expect you’re up for it now.
  3. Here are YouTube’s Top 10 music videos for 2015.
  4. A Canadian company now has a major presence in China when it comes to providing concerts on TV.
  5. An industry group is arguing for better music education in Canadian schools. I’m so on board with this.
  6. The secrets of the sound of the last Mad Max movie.
  7. If you need yet another adorable cover of “Hello,” try this viral hit from a 3 year-old.
  8. Deaf woman with a cochlear implant gets to hear her unborn baby’s heartbeat. Watch.
  9. There was a reshuffle at Apple. What does this mean for Apple Music?
  10. Scientists have figured out how to put consciousness to sleep by “tuning the brain’s radio dial.”
  11. Drake cakes. Why didn’t someone think of this sooner?
  12. Vince Neil is being sued over some arena football gone wrong.

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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