Random Music News for Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The first Godzilla film was released on this day in 1954. Now, some music news.

  1. Canadian folk legend Ian Tyson has undergone open-heart surgery.
  2. An interview with Jeffrey Remedios, the new president of Universal Music Canada.
  3. Is Coachella going to come to the east coast of the US?
  4. Simon Cowell’s DJ talent show has been cancelled.
  5. Ed Sheeran finally got his driver’s license.
  6. What do these Coldplay posters that are going up in London mean?
  7. And do these mysterious lemon posters foretell some kind of Stone Roses…something?
  8. Streaming music companies still have to convince investors that they’re worth it.
  9. Woe to you if Jay Z or Kanye ever make reservations at your hotel.
  10. Does it still drive you crazy when you hear your favourite song/artist being used in a commercial? Should it? Or should we be over this by now?
  11. The world’s most successful Britney Spears impersonator is a dude! See?
  12. Is Ozzy getting another TV show?
  13. The Bon Scott statue is ready.
  14. More Motorhead beer.
  15. Another rocker gets into the hot sauce business.
  16. Here come the holograms: Elvis, Whitney and Billie Holiday.
  17. Then again, Elvis is set to have another #1 album in the UK, so maybe he should tour.
  18. Need help creating the perfect playlist? Here are some hints.
  19. Kanye ripped me off!”
  20. Next time you’re in London, you might want to hang out at some of these restaurants to spot some celebrities.

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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