Random Music News for Monday, November 28, 2016

Is Cyber Monday still a thing? Or are we all used to buying stuff online now? As you consider that, here’s some music news.

  1. The latest Kanye diagnosis: paranoia and extreme depression.
  2. He spent Thanksgiving in the hospital with Kim.
  3. The offspring of Madonna, Liam Gallagher and others sure like to party hard together.
  4. If you’re not insanely jealous of Rihanna and Taylor Swift yet, you will be after reading this.
  5. Axl Rose has settled a lawsuit with a roadie over unpaid wages.
  6. Pussy Riot is getting some interesting (and well-paying) gigs.
  7. Salon has an interesting profile of Andre 3000.
  8. And The Independent has this interview with Kate Bush.
  9. The most-downloaded holiday songs ever are
  10. And just in case you need DMX singing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”…
  11. Rufus Wainwright has bought himself a nice pile in the Hollywood Hills.
  12. A big K-pop video director has been charged in a South Korean corruption scandal.
  13. This could be helpful: “How to Get Starting with DJing.”
  14. How to make a guitar from stuff just lying around the house.
  15. Morrissey canceled another tour. What a surprise. When was the last time he completed one?

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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