Random music news for Saturday, May 14, 2022

The loudest sound ever heard on Earth was an estimated 310 dB. What could possibly make that much noise? This. Now some music news for May 14, 2022.

  1. It’s official: Naomi Judd died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
  2. Meta, the parent company of Facebook, is opening its own store.
  3. God, I love the craziness of Eurovision. Here’s another example of why.
  4. Halsey is not well. Here’s an update on her health.
  5. Podcasting now makes up 10% of iHeart’s revenue.
  6. If you’re a songwriter, you’ll be interested in this new manifesto for song royalties.
  7. Wembley Stadium has added two “sensory rooms for neurodivergent fans.” This is what that means.
  8. Why wouldn’t the Osbournes agree to participate in the new Randy Rhoads documentary? It’s a mystery.
  9. A new court filing says that almost 5,000 people were injured at Astroworld back in November.
  10. What’s going on with Jon Bon Jovi’s voice?
  11. If you’re into vinyl, you may be thinking about getting into better stereo gear. Read this. (Via Mark)
  12. Snapchat is being sued for not paying royalties on music used on the platform.
  13. TikTok is rumoured to be hiring A&R executives. Interesting.
  14. This is a new application for tap dancing. (Via Sean)
  15. Are we about to get iPhones in space?
  16. Yep, I could have told you that.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: A new South Park movie is coming.

BONUS BONUS: Hah. (Via Tom)

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.