Random music news for Wednesday, February 27, 2019

On a plane flying back from Asia. Should only take about 28 hours to get home. Still, there is music news for February 27, 2019, that needs to be covered.

  1. James Comey and the FBI once hunted Wu-Tang Clan.
  2. Record Store Day 2019: Here’s a list of rumoured releases.
  3. This teenager turned down a $3 million deal with a major label to go it alone. Is this the shape of things to come? Quite possibly.
  4. And the most-followed woman on Instagram is now…
  5. Andy Anderson, former drummer with The Cure, has died at age 68.
  6. More R Kelly awfulness.
  7. Morrissey is going to put out a covers album. He’s getting help from Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day.
  8. Apple Watch will soon track your sleep habits.
  9. There will now be a Queen/Adam Lambert documentary called The Show Must Go On.
  10. Why are musicians starting their own podcasts? They have their reasons–and the music industry should pay attention.
  11. Meanwhile, many believe that we’re entering The Golden Age of Podcasts.
  12. Hey, whatever happened to music visualizers?

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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