Random music news for Monday, August 1, 2022

Another original Star Trek cast member has left us. RIP Nichelle Nichols.

  1. This video explains 40,000 years of music in just eight minutes.
  2. Happy 50th birthday to the awesome Technics SL-1200. It accidentally changed music forever.
  3. Some authorities in Spain want to send Shakira to jail for eight years on tax evasion charges.
  4. Are you watching Only Murders in the Building on Apple TV? Here’s something fascinating about the show’s theme.
  5. There’s a Weird Al picture photo book coming.
  6. This app makes you prove your fandom before you’re allowed to buy a ticket to their show.
  7. Hey, Tay-Tay! Your private jet is killing the atmosphere!
  8. Tay-Tay: “Wasn’t me.”
  9. The Anvil documentary is getting a theatrical re-release.
  10. Imagine being Noel Gallagher in this situation.
  11. Have you tried Spatial Audio with Netflix yet? Maybe you should.
  12. These new glasses help deaf people “see” conversations.

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BONUS: This.

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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