Random Music News for Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Today is the 26th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez spill.

  1. Book ’em, Dano: There’s a problem with the legality of the theme for Hawaii Five-O.
  2. And you know the music you hear on airplanes? There’s a problem there, too.
  3. Johnny Marr has an autobiography coming.
  4. And Ringo Starr’s book is getting a wider release.
  5. Here are some tips to help you get and maintain control of your digital music collection.
  6. David Crosby hit a jogger with his car while driving 55 mph.
  7. So much for that Bon Scott bio-pic
  8. Why buy an Apple Watch when you can have a Motörhead watch?
  9. TuneIn radio gets in bed with Android Auto.
  10. What, exactly, is H&M trying to sell with these metal clothes?
  11. Okay, so maybe Black Sabbath isn’t throwing in the towel after all. But who really knows?
  12. Another radio DJ sex scandal in the UK. Jeezus…
  13. This sounds like one helluva Joy Division anniversary.
  14. Madonna is still too old for BBC Radio 1 unless…
  15. There’s a scandal at Princeton University–once home to Albert Einstein–over Taylor Swift lyrics.

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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