Random Music News for Wednesday, December 8, 2015

Thirty-five years since John Lennon was shot? Man, I still remember coming home that Monday night to that music news. One of my best friends at the time was a Lennon fanatic. and was hit really, really hard by the news.  His last name was Chapman.

  1. The Eagles of Death Metal made a visit to the Bataclan Theatre. They spent 10 minutes outside paying respects to the 89 people who died.
  2. It looks like Spotify is going to make a change to their “everything freemium” rule. Taylor Swift will be pleased.
  3. After 30 years, some new vinyl pressing plants are starting to come online.
  4. Adele’s 25 has sold 5 million copies in just three weeks. That has never, ever happened.
  5. Chris Cornell offers this remembrance of Scott Weiland. (Via Pamela)
  6. A documentary is being made about Winnipeg’s weird love affair (obsession?) with Brian De Palma’s Phantom of the Paradise.

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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