Music News

Random music news for Friday, August 19, 2022

  1. Apple’s September event is rumoured for September 7. More iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Watches.
  2. There’s a new study on music consumption and streaming from the UK that has the music industry paying attention.
  3. So is this study: Music from the 2000s is back, thanks to TikTok.
  4. What do the record labels REALLY think about music streaming? This, maybe.
  5. Blasphemy! And yes, you’d better fix it.
  6. Martin Scorsese has completed a documentary on David Johansen of The New York Dolls.
  7. Willie Nelson’s long encore.
  8. The Blues Brothers are coming back!
  9. If you’re a fan of Roxy Music, you need to look at this interview with Bryan Ferry.
  10. Art Bergman is one of Canada’s most fascinating musicians. A biography on him is coming soon.
  11. This will be the coolest music festival to ever hit the Dominican Republic: DESTINATION CHAOS!
  12. There’s a new label that revives the work of forgotten female composers.
  13. This is news?
  14. From the world of the mullet, the world’s most maligned rock’n’roll haircut, comes this news of the world mullet championships.

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BONUS: Holy sh*t! I’m never going to hear this song the same way again. (Via Andrew)

Alan Cross

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