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Random music news for Monday, June 10, 2019

The Raptors could will take it all tonight. Then the city/province/country will lose its collective mind. Ponder that as we go through music news for June 10, 2019.

  1. Justin Bieber has challenged Tom Cruise to a fight. No, really.
  2. The post-Soviet rave scene: More interesting than you might think.
  3. Elvis Costello is about to get an O.B.E. from the British Empire for his “services to music.”
  4. And M.I.A. is also getting an O.B.E.
  5. Watch a 15-year-old Ed Sheeran on his way to being a billionaire.
  6. Imagine this happening to you during a show. (Via Tom)
  7. What the F**K is going on here? (Tom again)
  8. A nun–a nun!–says Katy Perry has “blood on her hands.”
  9. Turns out this executed North Korean pop star wasn’t executed after all.
  10. Ed Sheeran and his controversial pond.
  11. Not entirely music-related, but still fun: Airline safety videos that are fun to watch.
  12. Welcome back Bikini Kill!
  13. That’s a lot of bands to play with in just one night. (Via Tom)
  14. Trent Reznor is suing his landlord. Wait: Trent Reznor rents?
  15. A lock of Beethoven’s hair is heading for auction.

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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