Random music news for Friday, September 6, 2019

Ex-Pink Floyd man Rogers Waters turns 76 today. Might be a good time to read this. Once you’re done, you can move on to music news for September 6, 2019.

  1. Flume. Dude. Really? In public? As part of your set?
  2. Great history here: The story of why some songs fade out.
  3. This AI startup wants to make streaming more like…radio.
  4. If you’re in Vancouver, you’ll know about The Town Pump. Here’s a history of that famous club.
  5. Interesting: The Pop Song Cemetery.
  6. Mac Miller’s drug dealer has been arrested in connection with the rapper’s death.
  7. More legal news: A judge has ruled that music videos by Tekashi 6ix9ine can be shown to jurors during his racketeering trial.
  8. A daily podcast for fans of astrology. I’m surprised it took this long.
  9. There’s a new podcast that focuses on women in music. Go here for more.
  10. What’s more annoying and dangerous than those electric scooters? These things.
  11. Rihanna is riding to the rescue of The Bahamas.
  12. Maybe you’re related to Justin Bieber, too.
  13. YouTube has removed 100,000 videos since implementing its new hate speech guidelines back in June.
  14. Because everyone needs a Tool/Tupac mashup, you need to click here. You’re welcome. (Via Christopher)
  15. New music from Adele? Sooner rather than later, apparently.
  16. Great advice for anyone in the radio business.

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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