Random Music News for Tuesday, December 13, 2016

How much money do you think Will Farrell has made from the movie Elf? And now, the music news…

  1. Another one for 90s kids: Live is getting back together–and that includes the long-estranged Ed Kowalczyk. (Via Greggory)
  2. Good list: the 10 most mysterious musicians of all time.
  3. Buying headphones for your kids? Read this first.
  4. The time when Warren Zevon asked The Odds to be his backing band. (Via Jeff)
  5. Is Samsung thinking of following Apple and removing the headphone jack from their devices.
  6. We have Cancon rules for radio. Ireland is now contemplating IrishCon for their radio system.
  7. Who knew that Cindy Olsen, who played the youngest daughter on The Brady Bunch, was such a controversial radio host?
  8. Toronto isn’t really a music city. Discuss.
  9. If turntables and vinyl can make a comeback. should radio start demanding the electronics industry create better and cooler AM/FM radios?
  10. I think Stevie Wonder can deal with this property tax hit.
  11. Jimmy Buffet wants to go into space.
  12. Apple Music has released its first documentary.

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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