Random Music News for Saturday, March 21, 2015

Yesterday was actually the first day of spring. And there was a super moon and a total eclipse. It was like an astrological equivalent of the Super Bowl.

  1. It is said that Prince has a vault of unreleased songs so vast that will allow songs to be released for a century after he dies.
  2. Speaking of vaults, this guy wants to create an archive of “everyday conversations.”
  3. Twisted Sister drummer A.J. Pero drummer has died at age 55.
  4. This is allegedly the “world’s happiest playlist.” The UN says so.
  5. The Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage of Heck , is going to get a theatrical release.
  6. Here are three words we don’t normally associate with Metallica “free legal download.”
  7. The official YouTube blog published this on the recent 2015 YouTube Music Video Awards.
  8. Snoop Dogg Lion Dogg is working with HBO on a series about the history of rap.
  9. RZA of Wu Tang weighs in on the “Blurred Lines” verdict.
  10. Suge Knight’s lawyer went all Empire during his client’s trial in LA.

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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