Random music news for Monday, September 5, 2022

Resting from your labours today? Good. Not me, though. I worked to get you some music news for September 5, 2022.

  1. Too soon? A radio station in South Carolina switched to an all-Christmas music format over the weekend. But they’ll also switch back to regular programming tomorrow.
  2. Weezer’s next album–part of the SZNS project, will feature Rivers Cuomo’s COVID coughing.
  3. What’s next for the podcasting universe? Quite a lot, apparently. The future looks good.
  4. Ozzy is going to perform an NFL halftime show in LA this week.
  5. There’s still no Apple Car, but if there’s going to be one, the dashboard might look like this.
  6. A report on the state of the Australian music industry delivered scathing accusations of sexual harm, sexual harassment, and systemic discrimination.
  7. Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley can’t catch a break with starting his music career.
  8. NOFX has announced that they’re going to break up next year. “It’s been an amazing run.
  9. Need a history of Aussie punk? Try this.
  10. Does it seem that there are more concerts than ever this year? It’s not your imagination.
  11. Trent Reznor has written the soundtrack for two more Hollywood movies.
  12. So how do you feel about emo? Let it out. (Via Walter)
  13. The Nirvana baby case has been thrown out of court for the last time. It’s over. Finally.
  14. Abbey Road Studios is finally getting a proper documentary treatment.
  15. Is…is…is that a David Bowie lyric across your forehead?

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: Turns out stoners are getting a bum rap.

BONUS BONUS: Too soon? (Via Raven)

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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