Random Music News for Friday, January 16, 2015

January is half over. Progress!

  1. Enjoy Gwyneth Paltrow singing Broadway versions of rap songs.
  2. How about 15 songs about hotels?
  3. Noel Gallagher has a few choice comments for his brother’s child support situation.
  4. Jimmy Page wants Robbie Williams to get off his lawn.
  5. Rush will be honoured with the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at this year’s Junos.
  6. Here’s a quick look at the state of music journalism today.
  7. The Black Crowes have broken up.
  8. Legendary producer (The Runaways, Alice Cooper, KISS), radio host (Little Steven’s Underground Garage on SiriusXM) and eccentric weirdo, has died of bladder cancer at age 75-ish.
  9. We have a date for the first Modest Mouse album in eight years. Strangers to Ourselves will be out March 2.
  10. The Grateful Dead to reunite? Kind of. Jerry sends his regrets, though.
  11. Speaking of which, who is Grateful Doe [sic]? The 20 year-old mystery might have been solved.

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, January 16, 2015

  • January 16, 2015 at 7:13 pm
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    15 songs about hotels…and no Hotel Yorba!!!

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