Random Music News for Thursday, June 9, 2016

If you’re not watching the show UnREAL–the behind-the-scenes drama of a fictitious reality show–you should. It’s brilliant. Season two just started. And now, the music news.

  1. Hell just got colder. Radiohead has decided to put A Moon Shaped Pool on Spotify.
  2. And will we see Radiohead at Glastonbury?
  3. The Who isn’t happy about this upcoming Quadrophenia sequel.
  4. I may have to buy this: a mono box set of Little Richard recordings.
  5. Listen to this guy talk about his childhood best friend. It was some guy named “Prince.” (Via Pamela)
  6. Ed Sheeran is being sued for $20 million by an X Factor winner.
  7. And Beyonce is being sued over Lemonade.
  8. Were Prince and Missy Elliot planning to work together?
  9. Do you have “swiper’s thumb?”
  10. Queens of the Stone Age has confirmed that they’re working on new music.
  11. Blink-182 has released another single ahead of their California album due July 1. This one is called “Rabbit Hole.”
  12. Is this the best punk band you’ve never heard of?

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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