Random Music News for September 8, 2014

Off to NYC tonight to interview Bush. Yes, they’re coming back with a new album.

  1. Pussy Riot has launched their own Russian news service. I wonder what they have to say about what’s happening in Ukraine and Crimea?
  2. Here’s a cool story on a Moroccan music festival.
  3. This Rod Stewart lawsuit is one of the dumbest in recent years.
  4. The Clerks soundtrack is finally coming to vinyl.
  5. A couple of Korea’s pop stars were killed in a car crash.
  6. Duff Beer banned in Australia. Apparently someone finally thought of the children.
  7. In this case, they did. The RIAA and MPAA plan to start teaching the rules of copyright in US elementary schools. Damn little pirates.
  8. Sloan is offering invitations to join Spotify.
  9. Twitter to offer in-tweet purchases. Eminem is part of the deal.

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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