Random Music News for Saturday, February 13, 2016

Today’s the day I try to figure out all the ways my wife will say that I disappointed her on Valentine’s Day. Forewarned is forewarned, you know? And now, the music news.

  1. Check out Pamela Chelin’s LA Weekly article on a photography exhibit that focuses on Kurt Cobain’s possessions. Wow.
  2. What’s going on with free streaming? Things aren’t good, really.
  3. Hey, whatever happened to Bubbles, Michael Jackson’s chimp? I’m glad you asked.
  4. Beatboxing with Siri.
  5. Interesting: “Confessions of a Grammy voter.”
  6. Afrika Bambaataa is trying to right a wrong over “Planet Rock.”
  7. Apple is apparently filming a super-secret original video series starring Dr. Dre.
  8. Imagine downloading music at 1.125 TERABYTES PER SECOND. (Via Tom)

 

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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