Alan Cross


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. Since 1993, he’s been the host of the radio documentary series The Ongoing History of New Music, which is heard across Canada and the US. He’s also written four reference books on alt-rock, recorded four audio books (all top-sellers on iTunes), written liner notes for dozens of CDs and contributed to magazines and other publications in Canada and the US. He’s also a sought-after college and university lecturer, writes a weekly national music column for Metro and travels to music festivals all over the world. Alan has been deeply involved exploring the present and future relationships between music, technology and social networking.