About Alan Cross

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.



Author Archives: Alan Cross

The Donald Trump-Muppets Mashup

December 10th, 2017 | by Alan Cross

This mashup based on the Trump-Clinton debates is over a year old, but it’s still good for a laugh. (Via


Report: Apple to Buy Shazam

December 8th, 2017 | by Alan Cross

Shazam, the cool music identification app that got its own game show, is apparently soon to become an Apple property.



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