Random music news for Saturday, September 21, 2019

That’s enough for hospital stays for a while. Maybe things can get bad to normal and I can stop growing these gigantic goddam kidney stones. Believe me when I say this condition–which can pop up out of nowhere as it did with me–can be very, very dangerous. Meanwhile, let’s get back to music news for September 21, 2019.

  1. So how are things going with AlienStock51 in the Nevada desert? Like this.
  2. This guy may be the king of making of loops for unlicensed use.
  3. Paul McCartney: Not a fan of Brexit. Probably.
  4. Daniel Johns of Silverchair has sued a newspaper over a brothel story.
  5. This is one way of keeping anyone from stealing your wireless earbuds.
  6. The Robbie Williams/Jimmy Page neighbourhood construction dispute continues. Here’s the latest elevation of silliness.
  7. To the surprise of no one, Eddie Money sold a lot of records and streamed a lot of songs in the week since his death
  8. The guitarist from Black Midi had an awkward mid-performance encounter during the Mercury Prize. That must have hurt.
  9. Queen Elizabeth is apparently a big fan of Wham.
  10. There’s a neighbourhood in Budapest that’s probably a little tired of Rammstein right about now.
  11. Kanye and Kim vs. the antelopes. There’s now a formal “animal harassment” complaint.
  12. Podcasts: More people are streaming them now than downloading.

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.

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