Random Music Notes for Tuesday, March 10, 2014

Check out these quick hits and you’ll be way ahead of all your friends.

  1. Beats Music has struck a deal to be included in the infotainment system of all 2015 Chevys.
  2. The Stooges are making an album WITHOUT Iggy?  WTF?
  3. More on Neil Young’s better-than-MP3 Pono player: He wants to take on iTunes.
  4. Meanwhile, Apple wants record labels to give them more exclusives.
  5. And the UK’s most popular singer is…Cher? (Thanks to John for the link.  I think.)
  6. New Pet Shop Boys single takes on homophobia.
  7. There’s a new Johnny Cash single.  Wait–what?

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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