Random Music News for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Is there anyone with a worse job than Sean Spicer? Think about that the next time you hate your job. And now, the music news…

  1. Science says this playlist is the most effective you can get for working out.
  2. HMV Canada has begun to sell fixtures and furniture from their stores. Drop in for a look.
  3. Is Alex Trebek thinking about a career in rap? (Via Tom)
  4. Have scientists found a cure for a certain type of deafness?
  5. Why Spotify’s move to the new World Trade Centre is a big deal for New York.
  6. A Porsche 928 once owned by George Harrison is for sale.
  7. Apple is being understandably careful with prototypes for the iPhone 8.
  8. Jay Z seems to be intent on starting his own venture capital fund.
  9. India has lost its mind over Justin Bieber.
  10. This parrot sings like Rihanna. You’re welcome.
  11. The existence of President Trump is causing more and more artists to raise their voices in protests. That’s gotta be a good thing, right.
  12. This guy wants $1.25 million to create a David Bowie memorial in London.
  13. Hey, 90s kids! Everclear is going on tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of So Much for the Afterglow.
  14. This sounds provocative: Roger Waters wants to perform The Wall on the Mexican border.
  15. Love synthesizers? Here’s a great profile of the people who make Moogs and the town in which they work.

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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