Random Music News for Friday, September 9, 2016

I’m writing this aboard EVA Air Flight 0035 somewhere above Alaska. Yes, it’s another music conference in the Far East. I’m sure that will generate plenty of music news.

  1. Did Dave Bowie’s daughter spread her dad’s ashes a Burning Man? That’s the rumour.
  2. And ever wonder where Scott Weiland’s mortal remains ended up? (Via Doug)
  3. Back to Bowie: Here are more details on the upcoming soundtrack for the classic David Bowie sci-fi film, The Man Who Fell to Earth.
  4. Wait: Warner Music Group now owns streaming music service Deezer? Could there be some conflict of interest here?
  5. Here’s a snippet of an unreleased Michael Hutchence song.
  6. Brian Eno is apparently no fan of Israel.
  7. Tomorrow marks the 60th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.
  8. When it comes to the Jackson family and the Michael Jackson estate, there’s always drama.
  9. Yet another Rolling Stones tour documentary

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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