Random Music News for July 2, 2014

*Sigh* Back to work. But at least it’s already Wednesday, right?

  1. A new look at sampling, creative commons and copyright: where do things stand today?
  2. A good look at the $6 billion EDM industry.  Yes, six BILLION.
  3. Media, technology and the innovator hegemony.  What?
  4. Here’s an analysis of celebrity fashion statements seen at Glastonbury this year.
  5. Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley gets back to making music.
  6. Someone hit the Bob Dylan motherlode.  What’s this stuff worth?
  7. Weird Al is back.  Eight videos will be premiered over eight days.  Details here.
  8. Argentina’s music industry lobby website hacked and turned into Pirate Bay proxy.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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