Random music news for Monday, July 19, 2021

  1. Three people died and two more were taken to hospital because of carbon monoxide poisoning at a Michican music festival.
  2. Liam Gallagher’s son and Ringo Starr’s grandson are going to trial on assault charges.
  3. The Greek island of Mykonos has banned music as a way to keep COVID down.
  4. If you’re a Rush fan, this 2112 visualizatiion is pretty cool. But give it time to really get started.
  5. Brexit is causing trouble with vinyl deliveries.
  6. Should you be following the whole #FreeBritney thing, there’s this
  7. …and this story about how she went missing for 24 hours and was found by some surfers.
  8. There’s a massive auction of David Bowie artwork coming up.
  9. And an Elton John piano sold for almost $1 million.
  10. Anthony Bourdain story 1
  11. …and Anthony Bourdain story 2.
  12. Another TV talent show. Yay.
  13. Elvis Costello has remodeled his 1978 album, This Year’s Model, into Spanish.
  14. A full reunion of the classic KISS linkup? Forget it.

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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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