Random music news for Saturday, July 30, 2022

Looking for some summer reading? Apparently werewolf erotica is hot. Skipping across that to music news for July 30, 2022…

  1. Dua Lipa is sorry for those fireworks that were set off during her Toronto show this week.
  2. Meta has bought the company behind a VR fitness app called Supernatural.
  3. Your social media information is for sale on the Dark Web because of course it is.
  4. A-ha has produced a theatrical film to go with their upcoming album.
  5. Is Bono’s kid dating Olivia Rodrigo?
  6. Amazon is concerned that interest in Alexa products has peaked.
  7. The Cure has a special 30th-anniversary edition of Wish coming.
  8. We now have the dates for the second annual David Bowie international fan convention.
  9. A Kinks reunion? Maybe.
  10. Whoa, Snapchat!
  11. Remember that sexual assault allegation levied against Bob Dylan? Never mind.
  12. Wait: You thought you could win political points by claiming you had the support of Vanilla Ice?
  13. Drake is defending those short plane hops from Toronto to Hamilton. Now that he explains it…
  14. Here’s our first look at Evan Rachel Wood as Madonna in the upcoming biopic.
  15. Bruce Springsteen’s manager, Jon Landau, defends Ticketmaster’s controversial dynamic ticket prices.
  16. I was on the Toronto Legends podcast. You can listen here.

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BONUS BONUS: Want.

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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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