Random music news for Saturday, September 10, 2022

Have you tried asking for a double cup at Tim Horton’s lately? They’ll give it to you, but it’ll cost extra. Best double up on music news for September 10, 2022. That’s free.

  1. Plenty of rock stars are offering their thoughts about Queen Elizabeth. Here’s a taste.
  2. Sony Music has completely pulled out of Russia.
  3. Pink Floyd wants to sell their catalogue. But to who? And for how much?
  4. Gene Simmons of KISS is now in the soda pop business.
  5. Need a bio for your band? Have a look at this company called LinkFire.
  6. Another stage in the development of podcasting: A Swedish podcast conglomerate is buying up independent podcast networks.
  7. And Spotify has something to say about podcasting, too.
  8. “Hey, isn’t that Eddie Vedder playing tennis in Ottawa?” “Why, so it is!
  9. Jack White is planning to release a triple live album with performances taken from his Supply Chain Issues Tour.
  10. And who knew that the real name of The Joker is Jack White?
  11. Turns out the FBI had a secret file on Aretha Franklin.
  12. A death metal sauna? Yep.
  13. And this is weird, too.
  14. So is this.
  15. Oops.

BONUS: This is fun. Back in 1994, the BBC had a look at this thing called “the internet.” This was back when it was called “The Information Superhighway.”

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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