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Published on December 6th, 2017 | by Alan Cross

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Random Music News for Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Today is the 100th anniversary of the great Halifax explosion, the biggest man-made explosion until the atomic bomb. And now, some music new for December 6.

  1. What did you get for your 16th birthday? If your dad was a rapper, you might have received something like this.
  2. Orgasm music? Yep.
  3. Want to learn to write a hit Christmas song? Go here.
  4. This is a history of the troubled Freddie Mercury biopic.
  5. And the most-streamed woman of 2017 is…
  6. It’s amazing how well Depeche Mode is selling these days. See?
  7. A new report says that the Manchester concert bombing could have been prevented.
  8. Apple’s podcast empire just got a little bigger.
  9. Spotify is testing a new way to make our Discovery Weekly playlists even better.
  10. Deadmaus plans to host a podcast next year.
  11. And in strange cover version news, we have this.
  12. Randy Travis isn’t happy about the release of this video from 2012.
  13. Can you “hear” this GIF? Not everyone can.



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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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One Response to Random Music News for Wednesday, December 6, 2017

  1. markosaar says:

    On my 16th birthday, NIN, PWEI, KMFDM, Skinny Puppy-obsessed me got a Hanson CD from a relative 🙂

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