Random music news for Thursday, July 22, 2021

Someone was bribed with a golden toilet? Over to music news for July 22, 2021.

  1. Chester Bennington’s widow posted this on the fourth anniversary of his death.
  2. YouTube has a new tip jar thing.
  3. How is the music industry planning to return to work? Like this.
  4. Pop music + consumerism = Today’s music enviroment.
  5. No more Glastonbury event for this September. COVID.
  6. A fan of Grouplove? Try this and this. (Via Sean)
  7. Are you a musician looking for stems to work with? Take a look at this.
  8. There’s now a “Free Britney Bill” before the US Government.
  9. Want to buy the London flat where Bob Marley used to live? Just £1.65 million.
  10. Here’s an interesting Russian band that deserves exploration.
  11. This is a cool GIF for the new Iron Maiden album. (Via Tom)
  12. HMV is planning to open ten new stores in the UK, including a new London flagship store.
  13. David Duchovny–yes, him–has a new album coming next month. Here’s a preview. (Via Pamela)
  14. The Sex Pistols are probably, finally, and forever done.
  15. Uh, thanks, Dolly?
  16. Scholarly Metallica. Here’s what that means.
  17. Shut UP, Ted!

BONUS: Keef and Willie (Via Tom)

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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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