Random music news for Saturday, June 4, 2022

This politician is having a bad week. It, however, continues to be a good week for music news–like what we have for June 4, 2022.

  1. Now that people seem to be done with COVID, they’re creating fewer podcasts.
  2. Liam Gallagher seems to have come to his senses–for now, anyway.
  3. Jack Antonoff: The most connected man in music?
  4. How long can classic rock last? Discuss.
  5. Johnny Depp is such an accomplished guitar player that he’s going to release an album with Jeff Beck.
  6. You can now drive down Prince Rogers Nelson Way in Minneapolis.
  7. Led Zeppelin was asked to do an avatar show like what ABBA is doing in London. They refused.
  8. Britain’s shipping forecast: Powerful radio nostalgia. (Via Sean)
  9. Bruce Springsteen’s daughter is quite the equestrian. See?
  10. Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament has scored this new TV series.
  11. What was Elton John doing in a wheelchair?
  12. Now let’s try some flamenco Red Hot Chili Peppers.
  13. And speaking of whom, this happened. And it wasn’t the first time.
  14. No more anarchy for Johnny. And nor for Jonesy, either. But Glen’s views haven’t changed.
  15. RIP synth genius Dave Smith.

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BONUS: Hate to exercise? Then you need more bacteria.

BONUS BONUS: Would you want to be in a spelling bee against this person?

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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