I have a very long plane trip coming up on Thursday–in economy, of course. This shows how I’ll try to get some sleep. On to music news for April 2, 2022.
- The Red Hot Chili Peppers press machine is in full force with the release of the new album.
- And here’s their story about getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- The Rolling Stones will be the subject of a four-part BBC series.
- The Hoodoo Gurus are the latest band to have to postpone a tour because of COVID.
- There’s going to be another James Brown biopic. This time, Eddie Murphy is involved.
- And A&E is working on an Ol’ Dirty Bastard documentary.
- A new report says that women are still woefully under-represented in recordings studios.
- Snapchat now allows you to share YouTube videos directly.
- We have new details about Spotify’s sponsorship of FC Barcelona.
- I love this idea: the UK’s National Album Day. It’s coming up October 15.
- Cringey: Lynyrd Skynyrd singer Johnny Van Zant has written a campaign theme song for Florida governor Ron Desantis. Someone from 38 Special is involved, too.
- This is good: “5 Nasty Truths About Music Discovery.”
- Spacey: There are two speeds of sound on Mars.
- A Rammstein beauty clinic? Maybe.
BONUS: How to play drums. (Via Tom)
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