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Published on December 10th, 2018 | by Alan Cross

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Random music news for Monday, December 10, 2018

On this day in 1901, the first Nobel Prize ceremony was held. That’s a big ancient, so here’s something more current: music news for December 10, 2018.

  1. Six people died in a stampede at a nightclub in Italy.
  2. And a woman died after a fall at a hip-hop festival in South Africa.
  3. A former rich party girl has had a big change of heart and focus.
  4. The 1975 finds themselves in a something of a controversy. Think before you talk, kids.
  5. When rock stars go disco, there are often a lot of regrets.
  6. The consensus amongst these artists is that the British music industry needs to be updated.
  7. In the age of smart speakers, you might not want to name your daughter Alexa. Otherwise
  8. Flying this month? Someone has rated airlines by their selection of in-flight movies.
  9. Are you singing Christmas carols this year? Maybe you should because it’s apparently good for your health.
  10. Say, isn’t that Yo Yo Ma busking in the Montreal subway? (Via Tom)
  11. Fleetwood Mac and Lindsey Buckingham have settled their lawsuit prompted by his firing from the band.
  12. Ticketmaster has launched a fan-to-fan ticket exchange.
  13. Kid Rock did something really nice (and expensive) for some Walmart shoppers in Nashville.
  14. Dave Navarro vs. Geraldo. Dave isn’t happy. Not one bit.



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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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