Random music news for Saturday, June 18, 2022

Beer good! Science has redefined the concept of “beer gut.” Now let’s try some music news for Saturday, June 18, 2022.

  1. The adorable Nandi Bushell will join the Foo Fighters for their Taylor Hawkins tribute in London.
  2. A Tupac pop-up restaurant? Coming soon
  3. Do you use Groover? I do.
  4. If you used YouTube Music, you may have already received your first-ever Spring Recap.
  5. Ukraine will be in no shape to host Eurovision 2023, so the UK has been asked to step in.
  6. All these musicians are up for Emmy awards.
  7. Lollapalooza has been ranked #1 for drug use.
  8. Tommy Lee somehow broke four ribs and had to bail on a Motley Crue show.
  9. A Florence + The Machine show in Berlin registered as an earthquake.
  10. Coldplay has passed US$1 billion in tour revenues.
  11. What are you doing, Ed Sheeran? Why would people want these things?
  12. When Charlie Montoyo isn’t managing the Blue Jays, he’s playing salsa.
  13. Would you pay for a premium tier of Snapchat? They’re testing it.
  14. Why? For the love of God, why?
  15. What a fantastic music-and-spying story! I did not know about this.
  16. Please, people! Pay attention to your metadata!
  17. Will the whole ABBA avatar show change the way we look at gigs? Discuss.

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BONUS: These guys. Jeebus…

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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