Random Music News for June 27, 2014

How long is your weekend?  Two days?  Three?  Or did you plan ahead so you don’t have to go back to work until Wednesday?

  1. Mass casualty” event at Avicii show in Boston.
  2. And we already have a death at Glastonbury.  A 67 year-old woman. Wait–what?
  3. Speaking of which, it’s raining and people want hotel rooms.
  4. The Daft Punk movie?  Yep.
  5. Can we please bury Casey Kasem already?
  6. Are you into rock? Then Rock Simulator might be the coolest video game you’ve ever seen. (Do NOT yell at me when you click here.  I already explained what you were getting into.)
  7. The underwater raver.  It’s the disco clam!  No, really.  It is.
  8. A musical about Bill Clinton?  Hey, there will be at least one sex scene.
  9. Is Adam Levine the music industry’s biggest douchebag?  (Spoiler:  Yes.)
  10. How to open a record store.  In London, anyway.
  11. Sting, the musical, has opened in Chicago.
  12. Yeah, Courtney Cox is now engaged to that guy from Snow Patrol.  He’s a bit younger than her.  Okay, a LOT younger.  Cougar Town, anyone?

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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