Random music news for Saturday, October 8, 2022

Remember: “All these world are yours except Europa. Attempt no landings there.” And as for music news for October 8, 2022…

  1. Jacob Hoggard, the singer for Hedley, is being sued for $2.8 million over a sexual assault.
  2. Here’s a sweet voicemail message Taylor Hawkins once left Miley Cyrus.
  3. Radio pioneer Rosalie Trembley has become the first Canadian to be inducted into the American Radio Hall of Fame.
  4. Wanna buy songwriter Jim Steinman’s place? It’s up for sale–and it’s quite the house.
  5. These are currently the most expensive records in the world.
  6. The Most Unwanted Song.” Discuss. (Via Peter)
  7. Spotify has bought this company to help combat “harmful content.”
  8. Apple Music has added some new features for artists.
  9. This new drum machine “has heart disease.” Here’s an explainer.
  10. Jonathan Davis of Korn has a new line of pet products. It’s called Freak on a Leash, of course.
  11. A “lost” Cowboy Junkies album just got released...
  12. …and a secret recording of a Neil Young show in Hamilton was found in a donation box.
  13. Here’s the story of how Michael Jackson bought the Beatles’ catalogue right out from under Paul McCartney.
  14. Here’s how streaming music services are using playlists to control the music industry.
  15. Do politicians really need walk-on music?
  16. Music magazines are getting increasingly nostalgic. Why?
  17. Radio: Still some work to do. Watch this.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: I was thinking about this when I was watching the CBC documentary on the ’72 Canada-Russia series. I’m glad someone did the experiment.

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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