Random Music News for May 16, 2014

Even if you don’t have a calendar, you’d still know it’s the May long weekend.  How? Because gas prices are going up and the temperature is going down (around here, anyway).

  1. Morrissey the soap opera star?  Could happen.
  2. The Red Hot Chili Peppers are working on a new album.  Already?
  3. Devo wine?  Yep.
  4. Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has been honoured by the music industry.
  5. What your school band instrument says about you.
  6. Want to buy a gold suit that was worn by both Elvis and Elton John? It’s for sale.
  7. Here’s a review of Coldplay’s Ghost Stories that mentions “consciously uncoupling.”
  8. A Seth McFarlane Christmas album?  It’s in production now.
  9. So what’s the holdup with the alleged Apple purchase of Beats?  Could this $20 million lawsuit have something to do with it?

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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