Random Music News for Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Here’s what’s making the rounds today:

  1. Keith Richards is writing a children’s book called Gus & Me:  The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar.  His daughter will make sure that the heroin mentions are kept to a minimum.
  2. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame would like you to vote on the “10 breakout moments in music festival history.”  Me?  Nine Inch Nails in the mud at Woodstock ’94.
  3. Scientists have inventing an actual cloaking device!  Not the Klingon type, though.  This one only works with sound.
  4. If you want to follow the iTunes Festival at SXSW this week, here’s what you need to do.
  5. These facts may mess up your listening to these songs forever
  6. What is Spotify plotting when it comes to future developments and enhancements?  Hmmm?
  7. Would you like “ultra hearing?” This BBC doc should he heard on headphones.

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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