Random music news for Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Disaster. My coffee machine died this morning. This is not the way you want the day to start. Meanwhile, in music news for March 27, 2019…

  1. The new Tool album must be close. They’re apparently working on the album artwork.
  2. Still confused about what Apple unveiled on Monday? Read this.
  3. Spotify bought another podcasting network, their third acquisition of this sort this year.
  4. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will not erase Michael Jackson.
  5. Meanwhile, there’s a fight over who sold more records: MJ or The Eagles.
  6. Oops. A BIG oops.
  7. A Bon Jovi cruise. (Via Christa)
  8. “Shut up, old people. Woodstock’s not for you.” Discuss.
  9. Bohemian Rhapsody has opened in China with one difference: all the references to Freddie being gay have been edited out.
  10. IKEA is now in the speaker business. Here’s their new Sonos-powered offering.
  11. This is just plain weird. And oddly terrifying.

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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