Random music news for Friday, September 10, 2021

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  1. Lorde has translated five songs from her Solar Power album into the Maori language for an EP. Proceeds will go to charity.
  2. Well, that was a surprise, Foo Fighters.
  3. If you’re a fan of Depeche Mode, there’s a new photo book coming. Take a look.
  4. KISS KONQUERED KOVID and is clear to start touring again.
  5. Meanwhile, Tesla guitarist Frank Hannon waited too long to get vaccinated and got sick. He’s warning people to get with the program.
  6. Coldplay will be the first band to play the new Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle.
  7. Lindsey Buckingham and the rest of Fleetwood Mac are still fighting.
  8. Geddy Lee will receive yet another humantiarian award this weekend. Nice.
  9. Artists are being told that they have to dump the private planes and take the train instead to do their part in mitigating climate change.
  10. Richard Ashcroft is pulling a Taylor Swift. Sort of. Almost.
  11. Are you a songwriter with an iPhone? Then check out this app.
  12. What jazz/comedy hell is this?
  13. Here comes a big advertising push for satellite radio.
  14. This is fun: Remembering one of the great bootleg record labels.
  15. Lego album covers? Why not? (Via Andrew)

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. 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. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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