Random music news for Monday, June 13, 2022

More proof that scientists are close to creating our future robot overlords. Segueing to music news for June 13, 2022…

  1. Bieber has lost half his face.
  2. IKEA has revealed a turntable in concert with Swedish House Mafia.
  3. The documentarian who followed the Proud Boys during the January 6 insurrection has also made some rap videos.
  4. This rapper who rapped about robbing ATM machines has been arrested for robbing bank machines.
  5. This is good: A new music app that helps people with dementia.
  6. Into electronic music? Check out the Doodlestation.
  7. Well, that must have been embarrassing
  8. And the greatest hip-hop album of all time is
  9. Streaming hasn’t peaked yet. Not by a long shot.
  10. This kid shredding Tool is nine. NINE!
  11. No ABBA-like avatar show for Fleetwood Mac.
  12. TikTok is killing the music video.
  13. John Peel’s collection of music ephemera is going up for auction. Some cool stuff here.
  14. Is this the heavy metal Spice Girls? Maybe.
  15. Need a Spotify royalties calculator? Go here.
  16. People are quite excited about Freddie Mercury’s stamp collection.

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BONUS: Start your week with more worries about monkeypox.

BONUS BONUS: Story of Captain Schlitt’s sh*t.

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.

One thought on “Random music news for Monday, June 13, 2022

  • June 13, 2022 at 3:29 pm

    Ikea needs to bring back their vinyl-sized picture frames. And dare I ask … CD storage solutions.


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