Random music news for Saturday, June 12, 2021

This January 6 Capitol rioter admits that he had a plan to destroy the internet by bombing Amazon servers. Craziness. Over to music news for June 12, 2021.

  1. This is an interesting read: What your taste in music reveals about you.
  2. Noel Gallagher says again that Oasis will never reunite.
  3. And he’s got this message for Prince Harry.
  4. Orders for the BTS meals at McDonald’s in Indonesia have been so crazy that some restaurants have had to close.
  5. This is why we need to pay attention to Apple Music’s Spatial Audio.
  6. Elton John is VERY concerned that Brexit will mess up the next generation of talent.
  7. Tom Wilson, Bob Dylan’s producer, is getting a biopic.
  8. When will Pearl Jam return to touring? Let’s ask Jeff Ament.
  9. Four of the ten largest video debuts on YouTube belong to BTS.
  10. Oh, and there’s now a K-pop museum.
  11. Warning: This will probably make you blubber and cry. (Thanks, Sean)
  12. Wow: This would be a VERY big deal if the record industry did this.
  13. Did these 100 albums change music? Discuss.
  14. Having trouble sleeping? Don’t listen to music before bed.
  15. Nice. I guess.
  16. Oh, I get it. A Baleric island/house music-inspired burger joint. Say the name of the place out loud and it’ll make sense.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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