Random Music News for July 31, 2014

I think I snored a lot last night.  My uvula hurts.

  1. Did Morrissey send someone to beat up the owner of a fan site?
  2. All right, Ted Nugent.  That’s enough.
  3. Interesting read, radio peeps:  why Pandora will get into the spoken word game.
  4. About that new Blur album:  never mind.
  5. An unheard version of “Stairway to Heaven” will be released this fall.
  6. The new Foo Fighters album is officially finished.
  7. Thanks, Chad Channing.  We’ll be sure to call if Nirvana ever gets back together.
  8. The NWA bio-pic is coming along nicely.
  9. This is about the only karaoke event I’d pay to see.
  10. What you can learn about songwriting from country music.
  11. A stampede at rap concert in Conkary, Guinea, kills 34.
  12. Tom points us to this Rolling Stone gallery of pro wrestling’s best musical moments.
  13. Here’s more on that weird lawsuit the music industry has launched against Ford and GM.

 

 

 

 

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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