Random Music News for Monday, June 30, 2014

We had a leap second today.  Did you feel it?  And it was also on this date in 1908 that something weird happened in Tunguska, Siberia.

  1. Next up on the endless stream of Beatles releases:  mono vinyl (aka “The Beatles as they, George Martin and God intended us to hear the music.”)
  2. Interesting:  there are more women than men employed in the UK music business.
  3. Pirate Bay-affiliated site wiped from Google.
  4. Should this be the hit of the summer?
  5. Here’s an infographic on the history of guitar effects pedals.
  6. Apple has made some updates to iTunes U.

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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