Random music news for Thursday, June 20, 2019

Apologies for the website being down for the last 36 hours–blame the web hosting site–but we’ve moved to another company and things should be better now. We hope. Let’s get caught up on music news for June 20, 2019.

  1. This famous Led Zeppelin album artwork has been BANNED by Facebook! (Via Tom)
  2. A pharmacy has created a dubstep soundtrack to protect children from mosquitos. Read that sentence again.
  3. The Roy Orbison hologram tour is coming to Canada.
  4. Here’s why you shouldn’t be too quick to write bands off.
  5. Alexa could end up helping cardiac patients.
  6. Four tips for picking the right name for your band.
  7. U2’s The Edge is not going to get his Malibu home development project after all.
  8. Scientists have recorded some exceedingly rare whale song.
  9. Universal Music will be sold. Just not right away. Could this be related to the current fallout from the 2008 fire?
  10. Speaking of Universal, they’re working with YouTube to remaster some music videos.
  11. Wanna built a 60s-era home computer? Go here.
  12. Here’s how a recording studio designer do his/her job? Like this.

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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