Random Music News for Wednesday, July 15, 2015

On this day in 2003, Netscape died and was replaced by Mozilla.

  1. Sinead O’Connor thinks that music has died. She blames Kim Kardashian.
  2. What is the Class of 2015 listening to?
  3. In a protest against rules for photography, a Quebec newspaper sent a sketch artist to a Foo Fighters show. (Via Tom)
  4. Some random YouTube surfing turned up this: Worst Music Video Ever.
  5. Justin Bieber’s butt–in Lego.
  6. The Beatles–in gelatin.
  7. Look what you started, Ariana Grande! I’ll never eat a donut again!
  8. Good.
  9. DMX has been sent to jail for failing to pay child support.
  10. A Rolling Stone editor defends putting Kim Kardashian on the cover.
  11. Only on a subway in New York… (via Tom)
  12. There will be no “Blurred Lines” retrial.
  13. The Weakerthans are calling it quits after 18 years. (Via Pamela Chelin)
  14. Trews drummer Sean Dalton has left the band. Read his Facebook message here.
  15. Streaming in Germany is up 87%.
  16. John Fogerty has sued his Creedence bandmates.

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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