Random Music News for Friday, December 2, 2016

Gotta set up the Christmas tree this weekend. No point in putting it off anymore. Meanwhile, here’s some music news to ponder.

  1. This a capella singer is making a KILLING online.
  2. Would you like an orchestra to perform in your living room? Okay. Do this.
  3. It looks like Prince’s estate is worth $200 million.
  4. Speaking of whom, this woman claims to be Prince’s widow and that he died for her to expose a complex plot by the CIA. Right.
  5. This warms my shoegaze-lovin’ heart: Ride are going to record their first new album since 1996.
  6. For anyone who wants to know what happened at Metallica’s Toronto benefit show on Tuesday night, here’s a review.
  7. Meet Afghanistan’s first female rapper. The Taliban can’t be happy.
  8. Madonna has a big event coming up in Miami. No one gets in free. No one.
  9. Need a rehearsal space for your band? Check this out.
  10. Remembering the LaserDisc player. I still have one these in the basement somewhere.

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.

One thought on “Random Music News for Friday, December 2, 2016

  • December 2, 2016 at 9:13 am
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    I would really like to see your basement. It sounds like a landfill of LPs, CDs, Tapes, VHS, DVDs and what ever music inspired thing there could be. Pictures please!

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