Random music news for Friday, September 24, 1991.

On this day in 1991, Nirvana’s Nevermind, BloodSugarSexMagick, and Badmotorfinger from Soundgarden were all released. Yes, on the same day. What’s happening in music news on September 24, 2021?

  1. On that note, here’s an article called My Time with Kurt Cobain.
  2. Now that the Canadian federal election is over, there’s a renewed call for politicians to do something to help the live music industry.
  3. Meanwhile, music fans are weighing the risks of going to a show now.
  4. This is interesting: A history of selling out.
  5. Does vinyl really sound better than CDs? Let’s ask science!
  6. Fender, the guitar maker, is getting into turntables.
  7. A new movie on Jim Morrison called Before the End is coming.
  8. And a new book on Daft Punk will soon be here.
  9. John Lennon is going to be on another postage stamp.
  10. The Canadian dentist who once bought John Lennon’s decayed tooth (no, really) has written a tell-all book. (Via Paul)
  11. Here come the Christmas songs. Kelly Clarkson wants to cancel you this Christmas.
  12. If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember The Hilarious House of Frightenstein the weird Canadian kids’ show with Billy Van. Well, it’s coming back. Sort of.
  13. Rolling Stone has launched a new podcast called Don’t Let It Flop: This Week in TikTok.
  14. YouTube is testing the ability to download videos to computers. (It’s already been a mobile thing but not for the desktop.)
  15. This report shows how Gen Z is driving the growth of streaming.
  16. If you’re a fan of Queen and Brian May, you should look at this. (Via Walter)

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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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