Random music news for Monday, September 26, 2022

2022As the kids say, I was today years old when I learned this about Google’s “no internet” page. And here’s what I learned about music news for September 26, 2022.

  1. Kanye says he has “political aspirations.” Like president. Great.
  2. Billy Corgan doesn’t think much of the music industry.
  3. What do artists think about streaming music? According to this new report, not much.
  4. Speaking of streaming, the latest company to launch a music service is…Polaroid? As in the instant camera people? Yep. Welcome to Polaroid Radio.
  5. And still with streaming, Spotify has a new playlist-building feature.
  6. Oh, and this isn’t a good look, Spotify.
  7. The British government would like to take a closer look at smart speakers to see if there’s any funny business going on.
  8. This probably isn’t what White Sox fans expected for that game with Cleveland.
  9. Why do these old songs have more than a billion plays on YouTube? Here’s why.
  10. It’s almost time to bring out that Ryan Gosling Halloween album again.
  11. Dead & Company: Almost dead. Not yet, but soon.
  12. Any home inspection of this place should include a serious sweep with a blacklight.
  13. No. Just…no. It’s still just September!
  14. The latest thing to have in new homes? A music room.
  15. Even MORE new emojis are on the way.
  16. Apple’s October event is shaping up to be rather interesting.

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BONUS: This cannot be unseen. (Via Rick J)

BONUS BONUS: Someone sign this dog.

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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