Random Music News for July 25, 2014

Don’t bother David Bowie today.  It’s his wife’s 59th birthday.

  1. Legendary Vancouver DJ, Red Robinson, doesn’t think the future of radio is very good. (Via FYIMusic.ca)
  2. Meanwhile, if you’re in radio, you need to check out Seth Resler’s new site.  VERY interesting.
  3. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg will open September 28 and feature musical guests Buffy Sainte-Marie, Bruce Cockburn, Shad, A Tribe Called Red and more.
  4. It’s been a while since we’ve heard about a musician addicted to ketamine.
  5. Do you have tinnitus? There’s new hope involving a brain implant.
  6. Relax. XBox music isn’t going anywhere.
  7. David Suzuki is going on tour with a bunch of indie musicians. (Via Larry)
  8. Did you know that these people are musical geniuses...
  9. …and that there are weird conspiracies about these artists? (Both via Greggory)

 

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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