Random music news for Saturday, September 18, 2021

Are Zoom meetings making you so self-conscious that you’re running for the plastic surgeon? You’re not alone. Now take a look at music news for September 18, 2021.

  1. What to buy a piece of the music in Shrek movies? It’s another NFT sale.
  2. Meanwhile, though, Jay-Z is having trouble with NFTs. Buyer beware.
  3. Rolling Stone has released their latest list of the Top 500 Songs of All Time. Discuss.
  4. Good. More of this, please. (Via Amber)
  5. David Bowie’s entire catalogue will move over to Warner Music in 2023.
  6. Want to sound like early David Bowie? Then you need one of these.
  7. This new study investigates the changing perceptions of media. This has implications for radio and TV.
  8. Death from Above 1979 has released a cover of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin'” for Amazon.
  9. What’s being played on Canadian online radio? Here are the top current songs.
  10. Looking for some good podcasts about the music industry? Try these.
  11. Genius, the lyric site, has been sold for US$80 million.
  12. Here’s a good deep dive into the early days of grunge.
  13. U2 is going to release a special 40th anniversary tribute to their “Gloria” single from 1981.
  14. A UK live music organization has set 2030 as the date for reaching net zero emissions.

More news? Check here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

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