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Spotify is now helping shelter dogs find new homes based on owners’ taste in music

Animal shelters are filled with dogs hoping for a new loving home. Spotify has just…

Alan Cross

Apple’s HomePod smart speaker finally available for order this Friday (but don’t get too excited, Canada)

Smart speakers are the fastest growing segment of the home electronics segment these days. Both…

Alan Cross

About that full-on classic lineup Smashing Pumpkins reunion: I have some good news and some bad news

One of the most-rumoured and therefore most-anticipated reunions of 2018 involves the four original members…

Alan Cross

Watch this kid KILL IT with this George Michael cover

I've never been a fan of "Careless Whisper" by Wham/George Michael, but damn, this kid…

Alan Cross

Neil Diamond retires from touring after he reveals he has Parkinson’s

At 76 (77 as of tomorrow), Neil Diamond is just as popular as ever. How…

Alan Cross

This all-woman rock band had sex with their fans during gigs

I have a vague memory of the name Rockbitch. I knew they were an all-female…

Alan Cross

Here’s my next band t-shirt purchase

Larry forwarded a link to the site Teach the Controversy which advocates proper pro-evolution, anti-flat…

Alan Cross

New Music From The Inbox – Tuesday Edition! (Jan 23, 2018): The Spook School, Jaya the Cat, Kandle, and more!

Artist: The Spook School Song: "Body" Album/EP: Could It Be Different? "Do you like the way…

Mathew Kahansky

Random Music New for Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Gin is evil. That's all I'm going to say about that. Let's concentrate on music…

Alan Cross

Tool album half-done? Really?

As of the date on this post, it has been 11 years, 8 months and…

Alan Cross

Weekly Survey: Name the most underrated member of a big band

This week's survey will require some critical thinking. Who is the most underrated member of…

Alan Cross

Have you heard Tom Hardy’s mixtape?

Before he became a big movie and TV star (have you binged Peaky Blinders yet…

Alan Cross

The new protest music has a name: Trump Wave

Desperate times call for desperate, angry music. With Tweeter-in-chief President Cheetos continuing to act like…

Alan Cross

Do you miss the headphone jack? It’s going away and never coming back

If you've purchased a high-end smartphone recently, you've had to make due with a major…

Alan Cross

Timely: New They Might Be Giants video warns of the dangers of pharmaceuticals

Knowing that prescription drug misuse and abuse is a big problem (hello, Tom Petty), They…

Alan Cross

The truth about concert tickets, part 2: How many tickets go on sale for a show, anyway? Well…

[This is the second in a series of stories about the truth regarding concert tickets…

Alan Cross

Anyone seen these famous stolen guitars?

Music gear gets stolen all the time, even from musicians who are supposed to have…

Alan Cross

New Music from the Inbox for January 22, 2018: Coeur de pirate, Emma-Lee, Dylyn, & More!

Artist: Coeur de pirate Song: “Prémonition” Album: Single An introspective song with a pulsating electro…

Nerhys

Random Music News for Monday, January 22, 2018

It was on January 22, 1984, that this commercial ran once. It was during Super…

Alan Cross

Limerick says goodbye to Dolores O’Riordan

Thousands of mourners, some from as far away as China, queued in the rain so…

Alan Cross

Lawyer suing Spotify explains what this legal action is all about

Spotify wants to hit the stock market later this year. But standing in the way…

Alan Cross

How music can bring dementia patients “back to life.”

My grandfather was as sharp of a razor well into his 100th year. But in…

Alan Cross