Random Music News for Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Too much coffee this morning. WAAAAAYYY too much.

  1. A “holy grail” acoustic Gibson was found in a Waterloo, Ontario, music store. (Via Larry)
  2. The apes are coming for us. I’m certain of it now.
  3. Liam Gallagher is probably still very happy that he’s rid of Patsy Kensit.
  4. Rihanna and Leo DiCaprio are an item? Maybe.
  5. Gary Glitter’s creepy hideousness continues.
  6. The BBC is looking for cash to save their sound library.
  7. So, Tool, how’s it going with recording that new album? Oh, really?
  8. Macklemore was on Sesame Street with Oscar the Grouch.
  9. Interesting theory: Did WKRP in Cincinnati give birth to classic rock radio?
  10. Bonarroo headliners including Deadmau5, Mumford & Sons and Billy Joel. Wait–what?
  11. Is this radio ad too sexy for radio?
  12. AC/DC will play the Grammys–minus drummer Phil Rudd.
  13. Five insane songs by artists who are normally quite rational. (Via Greggory)
  14. A Bluetooth turntable? Why not?

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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