Random music news for Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Off to the UK today for some Beatles’s work. If all goes well, I’ll get to interview Ringo tomorrow. Meanwhile, here’s some music news for September 25, 2019.

  1. If you’ve been following the chase of The Most Mysterious Song on the Internet, here’s everything you need to know so far.
  2. Neil Young failed in his personal war against streaming. Turns out that this loss will be a positive thing for people who agree with Neil. Here’s why.
  3. Amazon might be ready to launch a set of earbuds directed at Apple AirPods.
  4. Live Nation and cybersecurity: This is how they keep themselves safe..
  5. Ticketmaster and Eventbrite have a new partnership with YouTube to sell concert tickets.
  6. Mooodify. Try it.
  7. Like drum and bass? Check out this guy.
  8. Looking for very weird music? Here are 291 very weird artists.
  9. Fyre Festival fraudster Billy McFarland was busted by prison guards for possessing a forbidden recording device. To the shithole, then.
  10. One of BB King’s Lucille guitars was sold at auction for US$280,000.
  11. What’s it like to be a mid-tier act on tour these days? Like this.
  12. Need some custom birthday wishes? Well, you could use this app.
  13. “Is there a place for Christianity in heavy metal?” Discuss.
  14. Courtney Love wants Patricia Arquette’s stylist filed over a handbag. You’ll see why.

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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