Author Archives: Alan Cross

New Music from Feist

August 12th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

From the upcoming album 12-track Metals (due October 4), this is “How Come You Never Go There.” More at www.listentofeist.com 


Mylo Xyloto? WTF, Coldplay?

August 12th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

Coldplay’s fifth album, the Eno-fied Mylo Xyloto (pronounced MY-lo ZY-le-toe), will be out October 24th.   Expect a digital version,


New Trent Reznor

August 11th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

Here’s our first taste of what Trent and Atticus Ross are cobbling together for the Hollywood remake of The Girl


Weakest. App. Ever.

August 11th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

And I say this as a former accordion player. Savageapps has introduced an iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad app simply called Accordion.  “Play


Coolest. T-Shirt. Ever.

August 11th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

There was a concert in Gera, Germany, recently that attracted a large number of far-right whackos. Many of them were given free t-shirts. And when they finally did their laundry, boy did they get a surprise.


Using Street Musicians to Predict the Economy

August 11th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

My knowledge of economics can be summed up in this old joke: "If you line up all the economists end to end, you still couldn't reach a conclusion." I shall add proof to that with something called the Quality of Street Musicians Index.



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