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Random music news for Saturday, July 16, 2022

Lisa Simpson is now married. Seriously. Moving to music news for July 16, 2022…

  1. Nice tribute to Taylor Hawkins, no?
  2. The Boss is now a grandfather.
  3. Did Kanye stiff some people to the tune of US$7.1 million? That’s the allegation. (Via Sean)
  4. TikTok has announced ways to make the service “safe and entertaining.”
  5. Speaking of TikTok, would you do this for your dog?
  6. And there’s another call for all Americans to delete their TikTok accounts.
  7. Here’s an interview with Michael Barbee, the manager of Greta Van Fleet.
  8. The “disco edit” and why it’s hot right now.
  9. What’s with all the double albums these days? Let’s take a look at that.
  10. Metal fans are very excited that the surviving members of Pantera are reuniting.
  11. Travis Barker appeared on stage for the first time since his health scare.
  12. At least one company is seeing big returns on their purchases of song catalogue.
  13. What does the new James Webb Space Telescope have in common with disco? This.
  14. Chris Martin invited some Ukrainian buskers to perform with Coldplay.
  15. Teenage Head/Killjoys drummer Gene Champagne was once in a medically-induced COVID coma. He’s now fully recovered.
  16. This is a weird phone.
  17. So why, exactly, is there a shortage of vinyl? This explains it.
  18. Britney Spears ran out of gas.
  19. “Stop fetishizing cassettes! Stop pressing vinyl! Embrace CDs!

BONUS: I’m sure Axl Rose is happy with this.

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