Random music news for Monday, September 16, 2019

Apologies in advance for what may be an erratic posting schedule for the next couple of days as I will be indisposed, a state involving propofol for a few hours today. But I will do my best to stick to the usual schedule, staring with music news for September 16, 2019.

  1. The Beatles: Back together again! (Well, sort of. Almost. Kinda.)
  2. Pete Townshend: Still traumatized.
  3. Courtney Love says that Prince Andrew once turned up at her place looking for sex. Why? The pair were introduced by Jeffrey Epstein.
  4. Music publishers are now doubly pissed at Peleton.
  5. Here’s more on the dude who hacked into the accounts of musical superstars and stole music.
  6. Elite competitive…whistling?
  7. KISS had to cancel some shows because Gene Simmons needed a medical procedure of some sort.
  8. Goth fans, rejoice! There’s now something blacker than black. Blacker than Vantablack, too!
  9. The curious connections between Elton John and Donald Trump.
  10. Liam Gallagher is getting married. He says he’s going to invite Noel. I’d pay a lot to be at that reception.
  11. A serious shooting in Mississauga took place during the filming of a rap video.
  12. You want bass? How about this new subwoofer with a 32-inch driver powered by a 6,000 watts amplifier?
  13. Rod Stewart and prostate cancer.
  14. Music videos should be shot in landscape mode, right? Not necessarily.

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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