Random Music News for Wednesday, March 30, 2016

It was on this day in 1964 that Jeopardy! debuted. The first host was Art Fleming. I’ll take “Music News” for $200, Alex…

  1. SoundCloud has gone premium. This is a major shift for the service and could turn the company into a new streaming music power. Maybe.
  2. I was on the Life in Limbo podcast this week. Listen.
  3. So about that next U2 album… (Via Larry)
  4. For some reason, Snoop Dogg is being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
  5. Here’s your official Glastonbury lineup for 2016.
  6. Note to Australian TV: If Noel Gallagher is on live, have your finger on the bleep button.
  7. Elton John has been sued for sexual harassment.
  8. This K-Pop concert did not go down well in China.
  9. A California dude at a flea market was busted for selling pirated tunes worth more than $1 million CAD.
  10. Meanwhile, these torrent sites have been fined for leaking Expendables 3. (Via Tom)
  11. Sting, J.Lo and Enrique Iglesias were all paid to appear at the wedding of Kazakh billionaire. Dirty money?
  12. Ever hear of the 30 year-old documentary Heavy Metal Parking Lot? Take some time to give this a look.

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.

One thought on “Random Music News for Wednesday, March 30, 2016

  • March 30, 2016 at 10:25 am
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    I have a copy of Heavy Metal Parking Lot. I shudder at the accuracy & how true this time period was.

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