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Published on November 3rd, 2018 | by Alan Cross

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Random music news for Saturday, November 3, 2018

Why is daylight saving time still a thing? Let’s get rid of it. Seriously. Although I do like the extra hour of sleep tonight. Here’s music news for November 2, 2018.

  1. Armed police stormed the Sony building in London yesterday after two chefs(!!!) went at each other with knives.
  2. Here are my weekly music picks for GlobalNews.ca.
  3. Want to buy Aretha Franklin’s home in Detroit? It’s for sale–and the price seems reasonable.
  4. Why would Apple ever want to buy a piece of iHeartMedia? Let’s look at that.
  5. Led Zeppelin is appealing the retrial of the “Stairway to Heaven” vs. Spirit lawsuit.
  6. Cell phones and cancer? Maybe not.
  7. Some of Tupac’s belongings have been donated to a university.
  8. A streaming music service devoted to classical music? Yep.
  9. And the leading headphone brand in the world is…really?
  10. There’s a problem with the pier in Kingston, Ontario, named after Gord Downie.
  11. A Canadian Afghan vet has released a song about the horrors of PTSD. (Via Tom)
  12. Why are people determined to bring back quadrophonic sound? Let’s examine this.
  13. If you’re a fan of Glenn Gould (as I am), this is pretty interesting news.
  14. Ozzy and Sharon are sure an interesting couple. Here’s another example of what I mean by that.



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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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