Random music news for Tuesday, October 13, 2020

You were probably taught the maximum speed of sound. But what about the maximum speed of sound through hydrogen? Weird but cool. Once you’re done with your wonderment, proceed to music news for October 13, 2020

  1. Here’s the Idaho potato worker who got Fleetwood Mac back on the charts with his “Dreams” TikTok video. (Via Pete)
  2. Tom Parker, singer for The Wanted, has inoperable brain cancer.
  3. If the radio industry could do this, then life would be great.
  4. Jay-Z has been posting bail for protestors in Wisconsin.
  5. Madonna: teetotaler?
  6. Van Halen Avenue. It’s in New York.
  7. Here’s an illustration from Eddie Van Halen’s guitar-playing patent.
  8. David Crosby on Eddie Van Halen: “Meh.
  9. A virtual concert with 1 million global users? Yes.
  10. It just became much easier to stream YouTube Music to televisions.
  11. The Trump people left a ticket for Tupac–yes, Tupac–at last week’s debate.

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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