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Random music news for Saturday, September 3, 2022

It’s a frickin’ LASER BEAM! For cutting grass! Almost as cool are the stories for music news on September 3, 2022.

  1. Bono knew Mikhail Gorbachev. He writes this about the man for Time magazine.
  2. Kanye admits to a porn addiction.
  3. Is that why he’s still doing dumb things like this?
  4. More Bowie handwritten lyrics are going up for auction.
  5. Ozzy and family will soon return to reality TV. The BBC is rebooting The Osbournes.
  6. I’ve never heard of a tour being halted because one of the band members is cited in a money laundering scheme.
  7. There are some interesting discoveries from this study about Millennials and radio.
  8. This rock musical called Cages is freaking people out with its blend of real actors with holograms.
  9. Yeah, you probably shouldn’t have called that energy drink “Purple Rain.”
  10. The FBI has a lot of files on celebrities. See?
  11. Damn Goths! They must be eliminated! (BBC, 1987)
  12. Canadians who pay for Twitter Blue (the upgraded version of Twitter with advanced features) will soon get to try out a long-called-for edit button.
  13. New on CD this week: Kate Bush and “Running Up That Hill.” No, really.
  14. Herding goats?

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BONUS: This song about Mikhail Gorbachev is probably the most Russian thing you’ll ever see.

Alan Cross

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