Random Music Notes for April 28, 2014

Monday, Ugh.  Avoid work by surfing through these stories.

  1. Looking for a new ringtone? You might want to try these guys.
  2. Monty Python reunion concerts will be broadcast in theatres.
  3. No Oasis reunion for Glastonbury.  Get over it.  Meanwhile, study up on Oasis history with this handy timeline of break-ups and lineup changes.
  4. Coldplay’s Chris Martin spills his guts over his “conscious uncoupling” from Gwyneth Paltrow.
  5. In light of the controversy involving the LA Clippers’ owner and his alleged racist remarks, the Village People will no longer allow “YMCA” to be played at Clippers’ home games.
  6. Ozzy is worried about the future of the job of “rock star.”  He’s right, you know.
  7. U2’s The Edge still doing good work on the US Gulf Coast.
  8. So where does Neil Young’s Pono music player project go from here?

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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