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Freelance Music Publicist. SiriusXM Host. Billboard & Paste Best on Twitter. I talk about Music News in the Media. Lifelong Musicaholic. Eric@ThatEricAlper.com

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My 5th Anniversary show on SiriusXM! Interviews with Canadian pop legend Andy Kim; Director Ron Mann on Carmine Str… https://t.co/q7H1ZZVgnuJonas Brothers To Perform on the 2019 Billboard Music Awards https://t.co/GaoULhaCltWhen Easter falls on 420. #Happy420 #420Day https://t.co/gcHeLwhTe8Mark Hamill talks about falling into his character in Knightfall, trolling Star Wars fans and the differences betwe… https://t.co/P0UIYT4DLdManager Jake Udell reflects on the authenticity and image of modern artists, and how, historically, managers for gr… https://t.co/BuM2vDYzY8Pineapples are a collection of berries. Bananas are berries, too. Chuck Berry. https://t.co/nJQjxImRHWThe distance from your inner elbow to your wrist is the same as the length of your foot. Go ahead. I'll wait for you to try it.Coachella 2024. https://t.co/1fE9zHo88Q“It’s not a phase, mom,” 7-year-old me yells as I start to play Whole Lotta Shakin' by Jerry Lee Lewis for the 5th time.For a taste of Tears for Fears before “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” and “Shout,” listen to these recordings f… https://t.co/HtHUJZ57aaThis guy found two identical packs of Skittles, among 468 packs with a total of 27,740 Skittles. https://t.co/FlqfQ8SYhjJimmy Fallon and Cher take turns lip-syncing to audio of random people singing karaoke to her hit classic "Believe.… https://t.co/NGrkrpeWEYAnd now...a horse playing a mean piano with his mouth. https://t.co/x3xhUORKd5 @RicciEgn There’s a religion for everyone!The BBC Music website for original music reporting across its radio, digital, and television channels rolled out in… https://t.co/lfvdxmcDQQA little kindness goes a long way. https://t.co/ZdowV3w5XFEveryone can use a hug! https://t.co/DEUwEpuvFCIf only you knew how little time people think of you, you’d be much better off. They’re thinking of themselves, not… https://t.co/WjNastVBOASir Patrick Stewart has been nominated for Emmy, Grammy, and SAG awards but posting about his newest foster dog, he… https://t.co/AMkVLny8lPBestattungsmuseum, the Funeral Museum in Vienna’s famous central cemetery, help their younger visitors to better un… https://t.co/a6G1piRRlOA new movie on Creation, the label behind My Bloody Valentine, Oasis, the Jesus & Mary Chain, Slowdive, Primal Scre… https://t.co/O803Mfvo8VFive decades in, Robert Christgau is still a rock critic. As he prepares to release his fourth essay collection, th… https://t.co/mcl2AU2qXCThis commercial for one of Nissin’s instant noodle dishes starts out innocently enough. BUT THEN TURNS VERY METAL. https://t.co/JJjV70EFoF
4/20
2019
There Are Now Game Of Thrones Guitars Made By Fender https://t.co/xvhhPsEhE2World Cafe interviewed singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten. The songs on Remind Me Tomorrow stay true to her heartfe… https://t.co/4rKfuJEcHrTom Waits performs on July 17, 1999. https://t.co/QhnClhol6DThese music docs and exceptional concert films contain performances that are as essential to understanding these ar… https://t.co/cbfdXBMgweAmanda Palmer stuns with piano performance in The Current studio https://t.co/vvN0JsRuoZPete Buttigieg has released a playlist on Spotify, featuring Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Florence + the Machine,… https://t.co/PAoBR59cOcThe kids shows that I grew up with during my childhood are some of the weirdest and most bizarre ones I've still ev… https://t.co/oZ0esc9ZK3Santana will release a new album called Africa Speaks on June 7 that's inspired by the melodies, sounds and rhythms… https://t.co/dDnTQJNQHMHow the Vietnam War Shaped Classic Rock – And How Classic Rock Shaped the War. https://t.co/8jM9qFQz19Imagine Dragon's "Thunder" has now surpassed 1 billion streams on Spotify. The song hit Top 10 in Australia, Austr… https://t.co/rU3DbZaKTSLed Zeppelin in 1969. https://t.co/uUEHMwwXHIToday in 1971, The Doors released their sixth studio album "L.A. Woman", a return to their stripped-down return to… https://t.co/pHpkTqjr2TFreddie Mercury performing with Queen in 1985 https://t.co/BPRgrWMVxAWhen i type in 'hehe' instead of 'haha' https://t.co/1CqZFJ3A6vI get really offended when people tell me I'm going to hell for listening to music because of all the other reasons that I am going to hell.Every time I wear a band t-shirt, it's an invitation for you to talk to me. It's like my business card without handing one out.When a singer actually has an accent in a song you have to sing with that accent. It's just a rule.Parents: It's just a band Friends: It's just a band Me: YOU KNOW NOTHINGThere will be many people who put you down. Don't be one of them.All the feels https://t.co/sM0IXPyl9VIf we were all forced to wear a warning label, what would yours say?Today in 1978, Patti Smith released Because The Night. It's a track that Bruce Springsteen left off of Darkness At… https://t.co/0dr7UTuuTyIngenious DIY Etch-A-Sketch digital camera https://t.co/aopxVe4mn2Paul McCartney's Beatles leather travel case from Brian Epstein used extensively on tour with Paul's initials https://t.co/4jU9NXK1O8Lip-smacking aplomb. It's the best indie songs I've heard in the last 24 hours. https://t.co/7HF5QoY461My 5th Anniversary show on SiriusXM! Interviews with Canadian pop legend Andy Kim; Director Ron Mann on Carmine Str… https://t.co/xnveSKVrDaOtters have skin pockets for their favorite rocks. https://t.co/apwAeVVqUKPaul McCartney photobombing George Harrison and two fans, 1964. https://t.co/Xsy0rrPnABNile Rodgers On Why 500 Million Sales Are Never Enough https://t.co/0Cx0ipfPfc5-Time JUNO Award Winner Exco Levi to Receive 2019 The Black Business & Professional Association's Harry Jerome Ent… https://t.co/cCWSBqTCP4Leanne Pearson was also a Top 6 finalist in on CMT’s “Big In A Small Town”, and won Female Artist of the Year at th… https://t.co/DhSHz7mPxZAmericana rebels The Dodge Brothers are on a mysterious mission to the Middle of Nowhere in their new video — premi… https://t.co/J9GX27z6xX“Look F**king Psychotic”: The Enduring Mystery of Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” 25 years after its release and two… https://t.co/RkQU8Wfd12You know what to do, Twitter. https://t.co/QJPdOjt8miGoogle Assistant is continuing big support for listening on YouTube. The free, ad-supported tier of YouTube Music c… https://t.co/dBw21UMh3UHundreds of people gathered at the 55th Volunteer Achievement Awards in Richmond Hill to celebrate the dedication a… https://t.co/4XbxYxXI6CBob Dylan angrily told off an audience for taking photos during a show in Austria earlier this week. It's the first… https://t.co/S9uYKC5LMgBandcamp has announced a new service to finance, press and fulfill vinyl orders for artists and labels on its platf… https://t.co/FCCCgJDzc2Members of the Walkmen, Arcade Fire, Spoon, the National, and Beach House reminisce about the spontaneous weirdness… https://t.co/P5ETdTJLYBCanadian Pop Supergroup GIRL POW-R Inspire 500,000+ Teens Worldwide with NEW Video "Never Let Go" https://t.co/uYHq9ThjVoBillie Ellish, generational icon at 17. https://t.co/W9mdmyXkp2The rise of streaming services and Gen Z acts like Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish are heralding the end of emo, rap, a… https://t.co/l4IaYimGPe
4/19
2019
Fleetwood Mac Announce Re-Scheduled Shows For North American Tour https://t.co/6GmrKoN2wkErin Davis has released the audio book version of her Top 10 bestseller Mourning Has Broken: Love, Loss & Reclaimin… https://t.co/dsIZkKcXH8Guy Brouillard, Gerry Forbes, and Brother Jake Edwards are the 2019 inductees of the Broadcast Industry Hall of Fam… https://t.co/uWDiRiy2r1What's a great song that mention candy or types of candy or sweet stuff?You are in control of the way you respond to people on social media.30 years ago, Pixies released "Doolittle" NME writers ranked it as the second-greatest album of all time. Rolling S… https://t.co/YtHTz1IEWqThe Who with the Big Ben in London. https://t.co/bCpoXo7JkLGuns N' Roses, 1987 https://t.co/2h6B79XkETLed Zeppelin, 1969 https://t.co/OXutLg3r5v“One time, I bought a David Bowie album, and someone walked up to me on the street, pointed a gun at me, and said,… https://t.co/1VY9U0si1vCouple on the Woodstock album cover 40 years later, STILL MARRIED. https://t.co/jbWOQ7ZG7XI went outside once. That was before social media.These owls acting like they're the new hot boy band. https://t.co/LHMImZsv7dLife is like music: if you completely eliminate your snobbery, there's more to enjoy.Cast of Friends, early 1980s https://t.co/9Sjmr8bSfEWant to know how to write a hit song? Repetition. Want to know how to write a hit song? Repetition.Janis Joplin pouring herself a drink before going on stage at Woodstock, 1969 https://t.co/lmRWJRJNSChttps://t.co/t8m2QRMZ9JFrank Zappa and Dee Snider after testifying at a Senate hearing on music censorship in September, 1985 https://t.co/pl3jgqkdzgBill Murray just being Bill Murray https://t.co/N3LiCXR2rIAnthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers and his father in the 1970s https://t.co/DigvoI3UJkMark Hamill and Harrison Ford visiting Eric Idle in his home in 1978 https://t.co/rthpXCGKLIKeanu Reeves shows GQ Magazine his most prized motorcycles at his shop, Arch Motorcycle. From his green Ducati in T… https://t.co/LDBmFEUpEkPop culture retailer FYE has created a wonderful tribute to legendary television artistic instructor Bob Ross in th… https://t.co/fmbLaQ2UoQAn Acoustic Cover of the Game of Thrones Theme on Harp Guitar https://t.co/oKfqS2pLbsFiguring Out The Time Signature Of Jeff Goldblum's Laugh https://t.co/N9yi6hGxlMIf you had a bad day, just look at Betty White's smile in 1963. https://t.co/4hJLANGRZgKhaled, BTS, Ariana Grande, and Ozuna are the musicians listed in Time Magazine's 100, with Taylor Swift as their I… https://t.co/t8GmQYM8O7What teens did before the Internet, 1959. https://t.co/LzZwuQHHc2Joe Strummer and Mick Jones of The Clash with beat poet Allen Ginsberg, 1981 https://t.co/hOFyEsKnREPlaying to strangers - Why marketing to folks who haven’t heard you is most profitable. https://t.co/CrhppLuQ0XICYMI: Canadian Arts/Media Job Posts For This Week. https://t.co/aftMZFU0t3Ed O’Brien on his love of birdsong, his next solo record, and some teeny-tiny nuggets of Radiohead info. https://t.co/XTnwhcX3afThey have a fearsome reputation for excluding eager clubbers -- but as a documentary about Berlin’s doormen is rele… https://t.co/KvEbxlSUMr"The whole idea of me as a recluse is absurd ’cause I’m in the streets like all the time. I’m outside all the time,… https://t.co/Ur88ENDQq5
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2019

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