Random music news for Saturday, July 9, 2022

On a dating app? Notice the conspiracy theories there? Nothing conspiratorial about music news for July 9, 2022.

  1. Doing his best to cancel cancel culture. (Via Tom)
  2. Which video streaming service has the best soundtracks? This one.
  3. Netflix is introducing Spatial Audio to everyone. Things should sound better.
  4. Kanye West is now apparently designing cars. Swell.
  5. The original members of Three Days Grace all went back to high school–and it was something pretty cool.
  6. It sold for HOW MUCH?
  7. So what’s happening in podcasting these days? Take this quiz.
  8. Michael Rapino (a Canadian) has been signed up to run Live Nation for another five years.
  9. My Chemical Romance is singlehandedly keeping emo fashion alive.
  10. There’s a movie coming based on Barbie dolls. Naturally, there’s a soundtrack.
  11. I do NOT need to hear about a new Christmas album right now. And yet…
  12. Co-tweeting? Here’s what that is.
  13. Someone found a new way to scam Spotify.
  14. Can you imagine Dr. Dre working with Disney? It almost happened.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: Think Uber can be expensive? Be thankful you don’t live in Switzerland.

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.

One thought on “Random music news for Saturday, July 9, 2022

  • July 9, 2022 at 1:11 pm
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    Disagree on Christmas albums. Not only do I love Christmas music and look forward to new releases every year, but these announcements mean we’re one step closer to being done with the worst season of the year (with its high temperatures and crowds everywhere thanks to school being out of session) and closer to the good seasons!

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