Random Music News for Tuesday, November 1, 2016

November. Not a fan. Only February is worse. Just sayin’. And now, some music news.

  1. Ultrasonic hacking? Oh, it’s here. And your brain is as vulnerable as your computer.
  2. There’s a movement to erect a Michael Hutchence statue in Sydney.
  3. Fetty Wap just got $80,000 of new teeth.
  4. For reasons incomprehensible to me, Nirvana’s Nevermind is being re-released on cassette later this month. (Via Marty)
  5. Interesting: When good songs sound bad on the radio.
  6. When band merch gets weird. VERY weird.
  7. This Ukrainian man wanted an iPhone 7 so bad that he renamed himself “iPhone 7.” Oh, and he won the contest.
  8. A love letter to the Minimoog, one of the most important synths of all time.
  9. Adele says she’s he happy to never tour again.
  10. Eddie Vedder is more in love with his beloved Chicago Cubs than ever.
  11. There’s another copyright infringement suit over “Uptown Funk.”
  12. Why Apple should buy Netflix.

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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