Random music news for Monday, September 7, 2020

The bad news: It’s Labour Day, the unofficial end of summer. The good news: This is the latest day on the calendar that Labour Day can possibly fall, so that’s something. The bad news: It’s still 2020. Now that’s out of the way, here’s music news for September 7, 2020.

  1. Coronavirus update 1: Live Nation and Ticketmaster have laid off more people.
  2. Fun history about the Beatles, Bowie, the Stones and others fell under the spell of William S Burroughs.
  3. The Rolling Stones are planning something big for their 60th anniversary in 2020.
  4. Ian Brown of The Stone Roses got some blowback for acting like an anti-vaxxer.
  5. Here’s a look at how vinyl records were made back in the day.
  6. Fishing? Yep.
  7. Gardening? Yep.
  8. Shrinkage? Oh, yes.
  9. Metal pasta? Why not?
  10. THIS is a Trump campaign song? Has anyone listened to the lyrics?
  11. I had no idea Bob Marley’s music had an influence on surfing and skateboarding.
  12. New Order’s Substance collection is back on streaming music services after an absence of five years.
  13. System of a Down’s drummer is not a fan of the Black Lives Matter movement.
  14. Oh, Ozzy. You nut.

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.

One thought on “Random music news for Monday, September 7, 2020

  • September 8, 2020 at 1:57 pm
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    God damn it Ian

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