Random music news for Saturday, October 15, 2022

Wow. That’s…fast. (Via Larry) Now take some time to leisurely go through music news for October 15, 2022.

  1. This US Supreme Court ruling could change the internet as we know it. (Via Amber)
  2. YouTube has a new animated series for kids focusing on the music pioneers like Snoop Dogg and Blondie.
  3. Here’s a list of the greatest masked singers of all time.
  4. And are these the 50 greatest concept albums of all time? Discuss.
  5. The new Grammy award for Songwriter of the Year is…interesting.
  6. Well, that’s one way to deal with playground noise.
  7. Britain’s Mercury Prize was canceled because it was scheduled for the same day the queen died. There’s now a new date.
  8. Ticketmaster is the target of a lawsuit in the UK brought by aggrieved concert fans.
  9. This fan? He dumb. (Via Tom)
  10. Time to start putting together alternative-flavoured Halloween playlists. (Via Eric)
  11. Vancouver’s alternative weekly, Georgia Strait, has new owners.
  12. Want to write a James Bond theme song? Here’s how.
  13. The rise and fall of Hedley’s Jacob Hoggard.”
  14. Are we going to see fewer purchases of song catalogues by big corporations now that the economy is in rough shape? Maybe not.
  15. Pearl Jam is putting their money where their mouth is when it comes to touring and the environment.
  16. Jamaica has banned music and TV shows that glorify anything to do with guns, drug use, violence, or any criminal activity.
  17. To celebrate four years of sobriety, Serena Ryder has launched a non-alcoholic beer.
  18. You do NOT want to mess with Shirley Manson of Garbage. See?
  19. Boy, I miss old-school music magazines. This is what we’ve lost.

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BONUS BONUS: This is so satisfying.

BONUS BONUS: This. (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.

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