Random Music News for Monday, November 17, 2014

I need a donut. Stand by for calories.

  1. If you’re a Batman freak, you’ll want this special piece of vinyl. Just watch the sharp bits. (Via Brent)
  2. Here’s a new service that offers unlimted concerts for $25 a month. There’s gotta be a catch, right? (Via Peter)
  3. Adele “snubbed” the new Band-Aid 30th-anniversary-for-Ebola project.
  4. Neil Young would appreciate it if you boycotted Starbucks.
  5. In the UK, Pink Floyd’s new album finished at #1 while the Foo Fighters pulled up in second.
  6. John Williams has recorded the theme for the next Star Wars movie.
  7. Remember Lulu, the Metallica-Lou Reed collaboration? Yeah, it’s still not selling.
  8. Here’s a cool story on the cover-up of Elvis Presley’s cause of death. I’d never heard this one before.
  9. This little bird really knows its music. (Via Brad)

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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