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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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Joined Twitter 2/26/09


Well, that was unexpected. https://t.co/ziPy7Py3P6This comic. Every. single. time. https://t.co/yQ5ekwQGoQhttps://t.co/HG7VleeaUWThis person solved a problem AND gave back. https://t.co/DUx1OOtkNK“If people saw how I grew up, they would be triggered. Confederate flags everywhere. I had friends who were white,… https://t.co/mjMCVBhE8CLove has no limits / Love has no bounds / Love is our common ground, once sang B.J. Thomas. Data has no limits, too… https://t.co/5bssKhg1Kyhttps://t.co/Kqi3mXBClB
6/18
2019
https://t.co/U1m1gF3QFvWhen you're writing a score for the orchestra and want to slide in references... https://t.co/WwY46VY617What advice would you give to the second-grader you?Sometimes you have to go against the grain and do what is meaningful to you."Every Breath You Take" "Wrapped Around Your Finger" "Synchronicity II" "King of Pain" Today in 1983, The Police re… https://t.co/vrGEcCg2r9I'm dying! https://t.co/9IDkMBkD7X"We can be heroes...just for one day." - David Bowie https://t.co/9ttHG9mOH5HOW TO RESPECTFULLY BREAK UP WITH SOMEONE IF YOU'RE AN ARTIST: -do it in person -be honest -write a song -repeatWhat's an album that you know all the words to all the songs?Artists, when you get a positive review, put it on Facebook to build your following. Even $1 a day goes a long way in a boosted post.Conversations in parked cars after midnight are low-key therapy sessionsAll The Cameos in Taylor Swift's #YNTCDvideo : Adam Lambert Ellen DeGeneres Laverne Cox Ryan Reynolds RuPaul Queer… https://t.co/1V7YieWBMohttps://t.co/hDw0A53wKX @virginiawillis Yup, genius. Right there.Dave Mustaine has been diagnosed with throat cancer. Megadeth have canceled many of their upcoming shows following… https://t.co/GY5H3LcI1Qwhen you thought your account had $5 in it, but it has $25 instead. https://t.co/henRh7qvWETaylor Swift's #You Need To Calm Down video featured many drag queens cosplaying as female popstars including Arian… https://t.co/4ZwrkVj25RTaylor Swift's Lover is officially the most pre-added album by a female artist ever on Apple Music in the first day… https://t.co/hO4OLCE0R6I'm glad I have access to 54 million songs on my streaming service, so I can listen to the same 12 songs over and over again.Artists, step outside your comfort zone. Collaborate. Used to writing in the morning? Write at night. Write the… https://t.co/qgicMnHPqf{scrolling through 54 million songs on Spotify} Heh. Medieval rock. HA! {Me. 8 hours later} How is there only 53 Medieval rock albums?Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in the new You Need To Calm Down video is everything. #YNTCDMusicVideo https://t.co/A3aDD6PN68You are very much on time. https://t.co/tamb3pjAmx.@bifnaked is ROCKSTAR -- both musically and in life. Her music, her story, her struggles, and her perspectives ins… https://t.co/Z0K7YKPBqF
Retweeted by Eric Alper 🎧“You’ve got to respect the gift God gave you by learning your craft.” - Quincy Jones https://t.co/I39ndxZYKdActress, author, fashion icon and businesswoman - and Anderson Cooper's mom - Gloria Vanderbilt has passed away at… https://t.co/tyvBx9ZcMdToday in 1973, Dolly Parton recorded I Will Always Love You in RCA's Studio B in Nashville. The song reached #1 TH… https://t.co/XzqdEDJX8kBehind every great song, is day one. Check out some of the best indie songs I've heard all weekend, updated daily. https://t.co/lRoSEE2FUQPaul McCartney Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of The Meat Free Monday Campaign #MFMCountMeIn https://t.co/o79IUEXAD6Truth. #MondayMotivation https://t.co/fTTpTlagvlYour advice for today. https://t.co/QXdj2EfyCKhttps://t.co/dXFncXatzFIn 2014, the US National Music Publishers Association turned over $2.15bn in that calendar year – down 2.5% on 2013… https://t.co/Jj75SkeigFRay Burton, Father of the late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton, sat down with Gibson Guitars to reminisce about Clif… https://t.co/jOr4cXK3SZAlternative Rock Band The Kills And Seagram's 7 Crown Salute Dive Bars Across The Country With Re-Mastered Jukebox… https://t.co/68bCaj1GQMSiriusXM announced today that the iconic rock band Phish will launch their own exclusive SiriusXM channel, Phish Ra… https://t.co/5cQ6ogk1L4teve Miller has opened up his archive of recordings for the first time ever to present a milestone 3CD + DVD box se… https://t.co/L9bq7dpbl1Hundreds of Punks Hit the Desert. The Modern Music Festival Was Born. From 1983 to 1985, Stuart Swezey organized a… https://t.co/EVS3oFdHlhNick Offerman And Megan Mullally might be the greatest couple of our generation. https://t.co/CGUDyXkLqaTo all the libraries that have spots for people to listen to records, thank you. https://t.co/qINEmoEtkVPlease be patient. My tweet about procrastination will be up shortly.This library has a directory for topics people might be embarrassed to ask for. https://t.co/kkxJwVJE8iEver wonder why some old songs sound outdated and others sound like timeless classics? Here's how the invention of… https://t.co/9n6bHLc30uThat time Moebius designed a series of ads for Maxwell House in 1989. https://t.co/TzufXm8xt8As long as you’re not hurting anyone else, keep living your life the way you want to.Today in 1967, the three day Monterey Pop Festival in California began. All the proceeds went to charity when all t… https://t.co/nzh7MB1gwM
6/17
2019
HOW DOES IT FEEEEEEL?Today in 1965, Bob Dylan recorded 'Like A Rolling Stone' at Columbia Recording Studios in New… https://t.co/FJd9RlumZC2 years ago this weekend, Lorde released her 2nd album "Melodrama", and she's just revealed she's working on her 3r… https://t.co/uJkpCd49acJazz.FM91 gets its voice back after the upheaval of 2018 https://t.co/YhE9lzBjx3https://t.co/Sn2WsexVi4Happy #FathersDay to the rockstar who shaped me into who I am today and inspires me to be better everyday with your… https://t.co/zIjGZSf2Yb
Retweeted by Eric Alper 🎧This older couple shooting straw wrappers at one another in a restaurant are my life goals. https://t.co/baq2jABPChThis scene from Up still kills me every. single. time. https://t.co/3ixBEhDmyPAdam West on the set of the 1960’s Batman TV series. https://t.co/24PUKGMarYDave Grohl in his high school yearbook. https://t.co/7nakq7nnOe50 years ago today, Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band released Trout Mask Replica. Combining elements of R&B, ga… https://t.co/cGmlizWhmUWhat's a great movie that needs to be watched twice to understand fully?My drums must think I despise it, for all the times I beat them.“My aunt once said that the world would never find peace until men fell at their women’s feet and asked for forgive… https://t.co/ViifAN8bVqYou know you're old when you start telling people how much cheaper things used to be, but realize 55 million songs… https://t.co/XQiu6oyzPHThey'll never get caught. They're on a mission from God. Today in 1980, The Blues Brothers starring John Belushi &… https://t.co/c3FOoc1nIrWhere were these people when I was a teenager? https://t.co/eQ3OpfnFM2My SiriusXM show: Interviews with Jakob Dylan about Echo in the Canyon doc; Danny Goldberg, former manager of Nirva… https://t.co/FaJlzu727WHappy Birthday to Tupac Shakur. He would’ve been 48 years old today. Here’s his first business card. https://t.co/r9Sm3RPIsr25 years ago today, "The Lion King" opened in theaters, This scene STILL kills me. https://t.co/srP25veK7NToday in 1978, a film depicting the lives of two high school seniors: a bad boy (played by John Travolta) and a goo… https://t.co/mBrySG2UUcJust when you think you can’t love this team anymore, Coach Nick Nurse does this. https://t.co/sqWZFp5xcn #WeTheNorth @Raptors
Retweeted by Eric Alper 🎧Today in 1972, David Bowie released The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. Considered Bowie… https://t.co/Yc9sIyn8wtMusic is math https://t.co/WfnzD7CJxMI just found these and now i feel 4 million years old https://t.co/4ssSKXq3eaDrumming Great Bernard "Pretty" Purdie Teaches You How To Play The Legendary Purdie Shuffle https://t.co/SfNDcmXm14We have @ThatEricAlper Show having great musical conversations with @jakobdylan and Andrew Slater about their new d… https://t.co/NpmdMAj2Qo
Retweeted by Eric Alper 🎧There's a limit to your love / Like a waterfall in slow motion / Like a map with no ocean, sang James Blake. But th… https://t.co/6z6AGhJ6Pr“And we see you over there on the internet comparing all the girls who are killin’ it. But we figured you out, we a… https://t.co/U3WPClG6XCBruno Mars's Doo-Wops & Hooligans spends it 425th week on the Billboard Album Chart. It's one of the biggest-sellin… https://t.co/xNVZDDc4emMy SiriusXM show: Interviews with Jakob Dylan about Echo in the Canyon doc; Danny Goldberg, former manager of Nirva… https://t.co/SR1BMzGrSdRockpalast presents for the first time the full-length Soester Concert from 1970, in which Kraftwerk performed as a… https://t.co/x0tgrDbIBqArtist Advice: Creating A Strategy To Sell Physical Music. Making the investment in vinyl, CDs or cassettes can be… https://t.co/s8p2McF7X0Take yourself on a tour of lyric locations in The Beatles songs in just under 13 minutes. https://t.co/HSg5fS9EJkTHIS is what the internet is great for: The 1959 Project. A snapshot of jazz 60 years ago, every day. https://t.co/KOG3T5OAk8Kurt Cobain's sunglasses taught a whole generation of kids how to be cool. They went from a tool to hide his hedoni… https://t.co/4zzqRqB1GdAlthough the free skew of the web is being rebalanced, most consumers still will not pay. This means ad-supported s… https://t.co/j07hqLTYNfThe way people treat you is their problem, how you respond is yours.TIL the Martin typeface is based on signs carried by marchers in the streets of Memphis after the assassination of… https://t.co/jfnxCwJ9iORemember when TV stations stopped broadcasting late at night and when they were off the air, they would commonly di… https://t.co/pwuxoBlwClA new ad for Volkswagen’s I.D. Buzz slated to enter production in 2022 as the long-awaited new version of the VW Mi… https://t.co/Gd7popZYCZOh, oh here she comes, watch out boy, here are the isolated vocals for Daryl Hall & John Oates' Maneater. https://t.co/3IRUksgB68Winnipeg, MB-based duo, The Small Glories have unveiled their new single, “Sing” from their upcoming album, Assinib… https://t.co/9OD9lPUDeaKeanu Reeves uses the same open-hand gesture when taking pictures with women. His’ move is referred to as “manner h… https://t.co/9x69YuH7gF
6/16
2019
Deepfakes: Imagine All The World Leaders Singing John Lennon's Classic. Here You Go. https://t.co/bV4BA9X4qkBe better, not bitter. That's why you just have to change 'I' to make it happen.*Drummer job interview* "Where do you see yourself in 5 bands?"If you could have one cartoon animal come to life and be your pet, who would you choose?
6/15
2019

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