Random Music News for May 9, 2014

Day one of Canadian Music Week.  My head hurts already.

 

  1. Need help pronouncing some of those tricky alt-rock performer names? Then go here.
  2. Scientists discover the HEAVIEST METAL EVER!
  3. Liam Gallagher in court over his love child problems.
  4. AC/DC has started work on their new album in Vancouver.
  5. Pop music sales suck.
  6. Smartphone cases that amplify sound. They also improve selfies.
  7. Why does so much classical music sound unfinished?
  8. Are Western artists misappropriating Eastern culture?
  9. Whoa! This is sneaky.  Advertising is being inserted into music videos retroactively.
  10. Screw Crimea.  THIS will be epic!  Eurovision!  Russia vs. Ukraine!
  11. A great feature on the new one-copy-ONLY Wu-Tang album.

 

 

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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