Random music news for Saturday, April 24, 2021

Okay, this NFT is way too weird. If you make it through that, check out music news for April 24, 2021.

  1. This musician recorded natural sounds from all seven continents for Earth Day.
  2. A UK radio station is in trouble for playing this club hit from the 90s.
  3. What can AI do with club music? This, for one.
  4. “Do we need to lose the open podcast ecosystem to make podcasting better?” Discuss.
  5. Bad idea, dudes. VERY bad idea.
  6. Yes, some radio stations do speed up songs. Here’s why.
  7. And it sounds like the internet is slowly rediscovering the intimacy of audio. It used to be called “radio.” (Via Sean)
  8. Smart speakers keep getting more…unusual.

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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