Random music news for Thursday, April 29, 2021

With all the sanitizer use over the last year, it was inevitable that we’d hear something like this. I don’t know how we would have avoided the situation, though. Now some music news for April 29, 2021.

  1. Burning Man has been canceled for the second year in the world.
  2. Looking to invest in music? Read this first to learn about estimated ROI.
  3. How will we listen to music in the future? Biometrics and brain chips.
  4. A good question: Why does the American far-right love the far-left music of Rage Against the Machine?
  5. This sounds interesting: Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson is going on a spoken word tour of the UK.
  6. Will we get new Oasis music tomorrow? Noel has been hinting at something.
  7. It’s now Kanye vs. Walmart.
  8. Has streaming defeated music piracy? No, actually.
  9. This Russian activist faces jail time for sharing a Rammstein video.
  10. Kurt Cobain is getting into the NFT game.
  11. Tencent, the Chinese media giant, could be forced to close two of its streaming services.
  12. Why are people buying vinyl again? This is why.

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.

One thought on “Random music news for Thursday, April 29, 2021

  • April 29, 2021 at 11:24 am

    In the article on why people are buying vinyl again, the author uses “vinyls”. It’s only once, but even once too many times.


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