Random Music News for Thursday, October 23, 2014

There’s a partial solar eclipse today. I hope it’s not cloudy.

  1. How Toronto lost the crown of the  bass’n’drums kingdom. (Via Bobby)
  2. Few groups have been this high while performing. You’ll get it. (Via Larry)
  3. Well, that’s one helluva Beyonce-themed pumpkin, innit?
  4. Would you go on a cruise with Limp Bizkit? No. Never.
  5. How’s this for a powerful feminist anthem (even though the song is 5o years old)?
  6. Dudes: Women do NOT collect music to impress you.
  7. George Harrison’s childhood home sold for a bargain price.
  8. Going to Vegas? Watch out for J-Lo.
  9. Classy: Kate Bush thanks her fans for supporting her return to the concert stage.
  10. What John Coltrane’s new album says about the state of the album charts today.
  11. What was on the radio the day you were born? Now you can find out.
  12. New York’s most famous bookstore is now selling vinyl. Could this be the start of a trend that merges books and vinyl everywhere?

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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