Random Music News for September 19, 2014

These people probably aren’t happy with the outcome of the Scottish referendum.

Back to the news:

  1. Jack White bashed the Foo Fighters at a show in Boston. Why, Jack? (Larry forwarded this one.)
  2. Here’s an interview Bono gave to the BBC yesterday. The highlight: “Nobody has deleted more U2 sings in the last five years than U2.” Touche, I guess. (Thanks to Michael.)
  3. Speaking of whom, the old neighbourhood seems to be hot.
  4. Alanis Morissette says she was traumatized by fame.
  5. Thinking about going into Canadian radio? You probably won’t be doing it for the money. See? (Via FYI Music)
  6. Are you going to Breakout West in Winnipeg next month? I’ll be there.
  7. Wait–Guided by Voices broke up? Say it ain’t so, Robert!
  8. Moby would really like you to remix one of his songs.
  9. Cher is being sued by some of her dancers.
  10. Schooling the US Supreme Court on rap. (Thanks to Rupinder for this one.)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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