Random music news for Monday, October 10, 2022

Think you’re good at Super Mario? You’re not better than this guy. Let’s now try some music news for October 10, 2022.

  1. Primary Wave just secured US$2 billion to buy up more song catalogues.
  2. U2 has changed management for just the second time in their career. I wonder what this might mean for future tours? (More here and here.)
  3. The guys in BTS are facing possible conscription into the military.
  4. Interesting: The science of “micro-timing” and how it affects the way we enjoy music.
  5. Adidas is now rethinking its deal with Kanye after this whole thing.
  6. This is why Amy Winehouse never sang a James Bond theme.
  7. Right Said Fred vs. Beyonce. Fun!
  8. This stolen Beatles tablecloth is going to sell for big dollars at auction.
  9. Imagine being a metal band in Lebanon. Now imagine being an all-female band in Lebanon.
  10. Here’s a list of artists who came out of retirement.
  11. Spotify has canceled 11 of its in-house podcasts and laid off 5% of its podcast staff.
  12. Can someone please explain what was going on at this concert? Who brings a cheese grater to a gig?
  13. Oops.
  14. A Prince documentary by Kevin Smith? One exists and it soon might be released.
  15. Anyone remember this old Vancouver TV show called Soundproof? Here’s a reminder. (Via Geoff)
  16. And if you love interesting stories involving music and the world of medicine, check this out. (Geoff again)
  17. Someone has found some lost tapes from a Rage Against the Machine sessions recorded in Calgary back in 1992. (Via Brodie)

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: Carter Hart, goalie for the Philadelphia Flyers, has a new Foo Fighters mask.

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, October 10, 2022

  • October 10, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    Oh my, such a young Tom Harrison on the Soundproof link! I remember following the show, but there was no way that we were all that young!


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