Random music news for Monday, April 18, 2022

Evil Republicans evil Disney villains. You can’t unsee this. Now some random music news for April 18, 2022…

  1. Well, this might help avoid a few wars. It’s worth a try, innit?
  2. “Ten movies that get metal right.” Discuss.
  3. Now artists are having a harder time getting the proceeds from their merch sales. Here’s why.
  4. Marilyn Manson threw hatchets at her? Like axes? Allegedly.
  5. What happens when a famous musician stops being famous? This upcoming book looks at that.
  6. Interesting: Video tours of seven Spotify offices.
  7. It seems that Facebook has fallen out of love with podcasting.
  8. Kid Rock went on Tucker Carlson to discuss the very important subject of “testicle tanning.”
  9. A gold-plated Sony Walkman because...well, why not?
  10. Well, that’s a cool iPhone hack.
  11. Just when you thought that KISS had run out of merch to license comes this.
  12. Is there a reason that humans love a 4/4 beat? Maybe.
  13. Okay, I laughed. (Via Tom)
  14. I’m not much of a marching band fan, but when they do something like this, I pay attention.

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BONUS: Gee, racist much?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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