Random Music News for Thursday, February 25, 2016

Happy 22nd birthday, Eugenie Bouchard! And sorry for any issues you may have had with the website today. Something went wrong at the hosting end, resulting in a mess of 503 and 404 errors. You’d think that the hosting company would be a littl emore careful with where they place these files.

Meanwhile, in music news…

  1. Kanye went all batshit again.
  2. Interesting fact: no American-born singer has topped the Billboard singles charts in 8 months.
  3. Check out the results of The Music Express Awards. Are your favourite Canadian acts here?
  4. If you want to hear some fascinating Lynyrd Skynyrd isolated vocals for “Simple Man,” go here. No Auto Tune here, kids.
  5. The BBC has a new mobile music app because…well, because they’re the BBC.
  6. Deezer is now part of Android Aut0.
  7. Look what was found in a PEI storage locker. (Via Tom)
  8. Two episodes in, HBO’s Vinyl is not doing well ratings-wise.
  9. Headphones that come with a built-in streaming music service.
  10. If you really need to know Mariah Carey’s wedding plans, go here.
  11. If you’re not following this Apple vs. the FBI battle, you should. It’s important.
  12. David Bowie’s son approved of the Brits salute to his father.

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.

One thought on “Random Music News for Thursday, February 25, 2016

  • February 25, 2016 at 9:34 pm
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    And in other music news fascinating interview with Roger Daltrey on Yahoo Music about his recent meningitis scare–yikes. Sounds like we almost came close to losing another great rock icon.

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