Before we begin, here’s some kind of supercut for Star Trek: TNG fans.
Now that’s out of the way, here’s music news for June 11, 2020.
- Coronavirus update 1: A survey of independent music venues in the US suggests that 90% of them could close down permanently because of COVID-19.
- Coronavirus update 2: Ten ways the coronavirus will change the music industry.
- Coronavirus update 3: Classical music is struggling under COVID-19.
- Coronavirus update 4: In case you missed it yesterday, Coachella 2020 has been canceled.
- The latest artist accused of stealing someone’s song is Travis Scott.
- Lizzo’s workout video contains a message for all.
- Noel Gallagher wants to do a podcast. Will anyone outside of Manchester be able to understand him?
- Here come the new protest songs.
- This is fun: A map of the world featuring the most popular songs named after every country.
- Tidal is now the target of a fake data situation in Norway.
- This guy is suing Apple for US$1 TRILLION.
- How the word “urban” came to describe Black musicians and Black music.
- There’s a petition to have a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee with one of the late Oderus Urungus of GWAR. Where do I sign?
- Seventeen years after they parted ways, Jake Gold is back managing the Tragically Hip.