Random Music News for May 11, 2014

Yeah, it’s Monday.  But we’re coming up on a long weekend!  Yay!

  1. Courtney Love hopes to have this Hole reunion up and running by next year.
  2. This isn’t really about music, but there is a sound component to the story under the heading “The Princess and the Pee.” It’s A Westerner’s Guide to Japanese Toilets.
  3. Indie darling Sufjan Stevens now has a ballet.
  4. Why music recordings made before 1972 are the new battleground in the US.
  5. Got some time today?  Listen to this 12 hour radio show about Brian Eno and his music.
  6. A new music awards ceremony debuts next month:  Music of Ginger Origin.  That’s right: an awards show just for redheads.  This map explains why this event is being held in the UK.

Red Hair Map of Europe

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.

Let us know what you think!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.