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