Random Music News for Saturday, September 27, 2014

Is today the birthday of Google’s search engine? They say it is, although that claim is a bit retroactive.

  1. The weirdness that is the on-hold music at FreeConferenceCall.com
  2. I respect Lionel Richie for saying this about Bieber. (Link comes from Tom)
  3. If you’re searching for the most dramatic part of a song, Spotify can help you find it.
  4. This week was the anniversary of when Bruce joined Maiden. (Via Tom)
  5. Justin Bieber and The Hoff together at last. (Tom again.)
  6. No, the iPhone doesn’t play high-res audio. Not yet, anyway.
  7. The Global Citizen Concert? How does everyone feel about this? (Michael is on the case!)
  8. A great feature on Elvis Costello keyboardist Steve Nieve.
  9. Where the to find the music business during the Jewish High Holidays.

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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