Random Music News for Thursday, May 7, 2015

Crap! It’s my dad’s birthday on Sunday. I’d better get him something. Off to the liquor store!

  1. Making beer taste great using soundwaves.
  2. The lost art of record label artwork. I mean the centre labels of the records themselves.
  3. It’s good to be king. Even a future king, especially in Sweden.
  4. This kid is 11. He might rule the music world one day.
  5. This is the guy that rapped on Michael Jackson’s “Black or White.” No one knew who he was–until now.
  6. Scott Weiland has an explanation for his, erm, unique performance of “Vasoline” last week.
  7. So we’re supposed to blame Jason Alexander for discovering Taylor Swift?
  8. Diddy’s sex fragrance.
  9. Hot Chocolate singer Errol Brown has died of liver cancer at age 71. Remember this hit?
  10. Things seem to be back to normal between the Gallagher brothers. Which is to say they’re fighting.
  11. Justin Bieber, professional wrestler. Wait–what?
  12. So it looks like Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence are A Thing now.
  13. Adam Levine–One of the Biggest Douchebags in Music™–was accosted by a fan outside the Kimmel show with powdered sugar?
  14. Uh-oh. What’s wrong with Meat Loaf? This can’t be good.
  15. Here’s how to fill your text messages with Taylor Swift lyrics.
  16. The head of BBC Radio 1 admits he didn’t see the smartphone coming.

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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