Random Music News for Saturday, November 14, 2015

Happy birthday (of a sort) Sedna! And now, the music news.

  1. Turkish authorities have detained a Jihadi John associate known as “one of The Beatles.”
  2. A new documentary on one of the worst nightclub fires in the US is now in production.
  3. And now Prince is pissed at the UK.
  4. Are you a fan of remixes? Then you ought to check out this website called Remixhit.
  5. Have you always wanted your own One Direction emoji? Then click here.
  6. We have some winners in the Hollywood Music in Media Awards. No, I’d never heard of this, either.
  7. Time to start planning that winter vacation. How about a metal-themed cruise?
  8. The projections for music sales? Flat at best through 2020.
  9. And here’s Snoop Dogg’s new brand of weed.
  10. Here’s a trailer for David Bowie’s upcoming new single.
  11. The Rolling Stones are mulling a return to the studio next month. But who wants new Rolling Stones material?
  12. This musical about the life of Alexander Hamilton is going bananas. Here’s what people are doing for tickets.
  13. A woman has filed for divorce eight years after falling in love with a country singer at a backstage meet-and-greet.
  14. Jay Z’s Tidal has lost another executive.
  15. Girl who sings the names of Harry Potter characters has become an online sensation.
  16. Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden has just put his Hollywood Hills home up for sale. Nice place.

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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