Random music news for Saturday, October 30, 2021

Just in time for Halloween: This site will turn you into a skeleton via your webcam. Please enjoy that–as well as music news for October 30, 2021.

  1. Rammstein premiered a new song in space. Here’s how they did it.
  2. It took a while, but we now have an anti-Joe Biden song. (Via Tom)
  3. If you’re interested in the concept of artists selling out, them you should probably have a look at this book. (Via Tom again)
  4. Here’s how an artist can integrate merch into their Spotify profile using Shopify.
  5. This looks great! David Bowie’s/Trent Reznor’s “I’m Afraid of Americans” upgraded to 4K. (Via Larry)
  6. Robert Plant’s handwritten lyrics for “Kashmir” are going up for auction.
  7. Neuroscience looks at Kanye’s Donda album.
  8. How’s this for a playlist: The greatest songs about the climate crisis.
  9. Could humans talk to whales? We might–if AI can decode their clicking sounds.
  10. This father shot his son for playing his guitar too long.
  11. The joy of rock bars.
  12. The members of Metallica are new teachers for MasterClass.
  13. Radio’s not dead, part 1.
  14. Radio’s not dead, part 2.
  15. Radio’s not dead, part 3.

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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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