Random Music News for Friday, November 11, 2016

Lest we forget.

And now, in music news…

  1. After Donald Trump’s win, Snoop Dogg says he’s moving to Toronto.
  2. U2’s The Edge surprised some high school students with an appearance.
  3. Here’s a preview of Laura Jane Grace’s memoir, The Tranny.
  4. Why did Katy Perry pull out of this massive Chinese concert?
  5. A good interview with Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders.
  6. If your blood sugar is low, take a look at this father-daughter duet of Aha’s “Take on Me.” (If you’re diabetic, look away.)
  7. The Rush dance mix. Wait–what?
  8. Want to tour the Prince museum?
  9. Rihanna has set a new record for digital music sales. It’s big.
  10. If you’re familiar with the Kool Haus in Toronto, you’ll want to see this Completely Ignored infographic on what artists played there. It was a–ahem–cool place.

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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