Random music news for Thursday, June 24, 2021

This dude got a swastika tattoo where? Wow. On to must news for June 24, 2021.

  1. Poor Britney. This woman has had enough. Stuff like this is insane. Her father is nuts. Free Britney!
  2. Why is this disco song such a big hit in Scotland now?
  3. Why does anyone still have anything to do with Chris Brown?
  4. This is interesting: YouTube’s culture and trends report on the future of video.
  5. Here’s another example of how something from your past can suddenly show up and threatened to get you canceled. Right, Billie Eilish?
  6. Things are ugly for British acts who want to tour post-Brexit. Radiohead and New Order are among those calling for new rules. (Via Sean)\
  7. What will happen to livestream companies once touring gets back to normal? Here’s a possibility.
  8. A Rita McNeil fan retreat? Yes.
  9. Noel Gallagher has a new online photography exhibit.
  10. Talk about a buzzkill: A musician in Guelph was fined $1,500 for hosting a driveway concerts for his neighbours.
  11. shares in your favourite musician? Discuss.
  12. And finally, this is the best newspaper headline of the year so far.
  13. What’s being played on Canadian online radio? Here’s the current chart. (Via Danny)
  14. If you’re an artist on Spotify, this fan study looks really helpful.
  15. There was a “redneck rave.” And it got weird, of course.
  16. That’s a weird name for a radio station.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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