Random music news for Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Flying home today after the LA movie junket, so the entire day is lost to travel. Damn time zones. Time to flee the fires, though. For I left, I was, able to pull together some music news for October 30.

  1. Liam Gallagher vs. Robbie Williams in a boxing match? I’d pay to see that!
  2. This couple made their wedding entrance to the strains of BABYMETAL.
  3. Ed Sheeran is rich and getting richer.
  4. Tom Morello has written this op-ed against using facial recognition technology at concerts and festivals.
  5. I’ll bet.
  6. No wonder.
  7. Cool job, dude.
  8. This dude surfs and plays the bass guitar at the same time. Why? Because the Internet. (Via Tom)
  9. Thanks, Michael, for leaving behind a mess that just keeps on giving.
  10. A groundbreaking electronic musician is finally getting some posthumous recognition: Delia Derbyshire. (Who? Exactly. That’s the problem.)
  11. Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” plagiarism lawsuit is back in court after an appeal. Playas gonna sue.
  12. Jeopardy superstar Ken Jennings wishes he could the third White Stripe.
  13. An interesting thought experiment: What will the Internet be like in another 50 years?
  14. Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine is selling off a bunch of his gear. Check it out.
  15. Not music related, but this book is just too weird not to mention.
  16. And in Fall Out Boy real estate news

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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