Random Music News for May 8, 2014

Did you wear socks today? Shame.  It’s No Socks Day.

  1. Notice anything different about SoundCloud today?
  2. Or with TuneIn Radio?
  3. Wait: Wu-Tang Clan worked with Cher on this new album?
  4. An unauthorized Morrissey bio-pic is in the works. The Mozzer will not be happy.
  5. Scorpions drummer released from jail in Dubai after charged with insulting Islam.
  6. A nice BBC feature on Lykke Li.
  7. The founder of Sub Pop won a nice award.
  8. Relax.  That’s NOT a picture from Tupac’s autopsy in that Wyclef Jean video.
  9. As if Toronto doesn’t have enough problems there’s now a war on dancing.
  10. Is AM radio killing birds in the UK?

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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