Random Music News for Thursday, April 23, 2015

Anyone else got this laryngitis thing that’s going around?

  1. Chris Martin and the X-Files Gillian Anderson? Maybe.
  2. Have you heard about this new app called Music Messenger?
  3. Spotify is now apparently worth more than the entire US recording industry.
  4. When Princess Kate gives birth, James Blunt will serenade her. How’s that for a royal gig?
  5. All of Elvis’ planes are being moved from Graceland. (They had his planes at Graceland?)
  6. An apartment once lived in by Kurt and Courtney is now available on Airbnb.
  7. How Apple products are inspired by…Canadian pianist Glenn Gould?
  8. The 101 weirdest songs you can find on Spotify.
  9. There’s a new book coming on Paul Weller’s solo years.
  10. Good podcast: The art of money in music.

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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