We’re Back! Geeks & Beats Episode 20 Now Available (Show Notes, Too)

After a month-long hiatus, Michael Hainsworth and I are back with season two of Beats & Geeks. It’s available now through iTunes or you can download/stream it here.  Here’s what you can expect this week.

The dumbest town in Alabama and their local radio station.

What the hell is going to happen with the iconic Sam the Record Man sign now that Ryerson University’s obligations have been dropped?

A Google smartwatch?  I say it’s a dumb idea.

Blackberry, the poor nubbins.  Whither BBM?

Kim Jong-un executes a singer–his ex-girlfriend. And here whole band. With machine guns.

This stupid new fee on touring foreign musicians.

Iron Maiden beer! Coming to Canada!

Are you a milk crate criminal?

The Cat Video Festival.

A tour of the new Geeks&Beats website.

And we’re back to having executive producers!  Thank you, Stephen McDermott!

Oh, and a quick shout-out to Vanilla Ice who follows Geeks&Beats on Twitter.  He’s got a new DIY TV show called Vanilla Ice Goes Amish premiering in October. You rock, Mr. Van Winkle.

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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