4-1-1 Music News Minute – 5/8/16

Sinead O'Connor has responded to Arsenio Hall's $5 million lawsuit – filed after the singer accused the late-night host of dealing drugs to Prince – with a Facebook post where she shrugged off "Arse-inio's laughable threats. I do not like drugs killing musicians," O'Connor wrote. "And I do not like Arsenio Hall. He can suck my dick." Hall filed a libel

Shreddie Mercury

Is Matthew Bellamy of Muse this generation’s Freddie Mercury? I kinda think he is. Freddie Mercury is, no doubt, one of the greatest front men in the history of rock n’ roll. The voice, the songs, the ensembles, the flair and showmanship. Just about every major sporting event will involve “We Will Rock You” and

Catching Up on St. Vincent

I first heard of St. Vincent when I ran across David Byrne's song "Who", on which she is featured. I distinctly remember it being played over the loudspeaker at the 2012 Chicago Marathon before the race began. Unique sound. She's been a busy musician since about 2007, and I admit,