Random music news for Tuesday, November 12, 2019

On this day in 1990. Tim Berners-Lee published a proposal for something he called the “world wide web.” Twenty-nine years later, I’m able to bring you music news for November 12, 2019.

  1. There’s a new experimental Facebook music app called Aux. It’s aimed at students.
  2. The BC government is looking for input on how to deal with concert ticket bots.
  3. Another good article on the seeming immortality of Teenage Head.
  4. The co-owner of DC’s famous punk club, the 9:30, has pleaded guilty to soliciting prostitution.
  5. Just when you thought that Brexit couldn’t get any weirder there’s this.
  6. Boo Drake!
  7. Who’s up for a climate change song?
  8. In another universe, Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters is playing drums for Guns N’ Roses.
  9. Studying music and the brain is hard. Really hard. Here’s why.
  10. I may have to get this 50th anniversary edition of the Rolling Stones’ Let It Bleed.
  11. The 50 best indie rock albums of the 2010s. Discuss.
  12. New David Bowie merch just in time for Christmas.
  13. The latest reunion: The Black Crowes.
  14. Guys: Most women won’t be impressed that you can play the guitar with your feet.

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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