Random music news for Saturday, July 16, 2022
Lisa Simpson is now married. Seriously. Moving to music news for July 16, 2022…
- Nice tribute to Taylor Hawkins, no?
- The Boss is now a grandfather.
- Did Kanye stiff some people to the tune of US$7.1 million? That’s the allegation. (Via Sean)
- TikTok has announced ways to make the service “safe and entertaining.”
- Speaking of TikTok, would you do this for your dog?
- And there’s another call for all Americans to delete their TikTok accounts.
- Here’s an interview with Michael Barbee, the manager of Greta Van Fleet.
- The “disco edit” and why it’s hot right now.
- What’s with all the double albums these days? Let’s take a look at that.
- Metal fans are very excited that the surviving members of Pantera are reuniting.
- Travis Barker appeared on stage for the first time since his health scare.
- At least one company is seeing big returns on their purchases of song catalogue.
- What does the new James Webb Space Telescope have in common with disco? This.
- Chris Martin invited some Ukrainian buskers to perform with Coldplay.
- Teenage Head/Killjoys drummer Gene Champagne was once in a medically-induced COVID coma. He’s now fully recovered.
- This is a weird phone.
- So why, exactly, is there a shortage of vinyl? This explains it.
- Britney Spears ran out of gas.
- “Stop fetishizing cassettes! Stop pressing vinyl! Embrace CDs!“
BONUS: I’m sure Axl Rose is happy with this.
@mr.chicken.official Guns N Roses #gunsroses #slash #mrchicken #fypシ #foryou #foryoupage ♬ original sound – David Foley