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Random Music News for Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Another new episode of Modern Family is coming up tonight. Anyone else fascinated by how a girl as young as Lily can have that deep a voice? And now, some music news for October 25.

  1. Did rape and sexual assault break up Crystal Castles?
  2. Meanwhile, all the members of Decapitated have pleaded not guilty to rape charges.
  3. Marilyn Manson has parted ways with Twiggy Ramirez over sexual assault and rape allegations.
  4. Pussy Riot 1, Donald Trump 0.
  5. Kid Rock says he’s not running for the US Senate. Stand down, everyone.
  6. Particle physics as explained by a poet on a stripper pole. You heard me.
  7. HBO has a new documentary coming up on Jann Wenner, the founder of Rolling Stone.
  8. No more car horns on the streets of Kathmandu. I like it.
  9. The world’s first microchip is going on sale. I can’t believe the price.
  10. Screw you, ISIS: Solider plays Ariane Grande songs in Raqqa.
  11. Google just bought a podcast company in order to compete with Apple.
  12. This could make for fun listening: 50 underground albums you’ve never heard of.
  13. Here’s an example of how streaming can take your songs to some of the strangest places.
  14. An x-ray of Elvis’ broken finger just sold for $5900 USD
  15. …and this woman’s note from Jimi Hendrix sold for £7,000.
  16. Indie music is on the rise, largely from an increase in streaming.

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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