Random Music News for May 19, 2014

I’m either in Shanghai or Singapore right now.  I’ll let you know as soon as I find out.

  1. FINALLY! A flash drive for the iPhone and iPad.  Naturally, it’s called the iStick. (Thanks to Nathalia for the tip.)
  2. Want to buy Dolly Parton’s Hollywood House?  It’s a little, um, cluttered.
  3. Science proves that drummers are smarter than their bandmates. So much for all those jokes.  (Wait: Does this include Tommy Lee?)
  4. The Foo Fighters staged another surprise show over the weekend, this time in New Orleans.
  5. AT&T is going to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion.

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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