Random music news for Thursday, June 9, 2022

Why does this groundbreaking sex robot speak with a Glasgow accent? Ponder that as we look at music news for June 9, 2022.

  1. A big charity concert tour for Ukraine is happening this summer.
  2. Randy Bachman just recovered a guitar that was stolen 46 years ago.
  3. Could Elon Musk end up being radio’s best friend?
  4. Remembering John Lennon’s “lost weekend.” His personal assistant, May Pang, has a doc on the subject.
  5. Julia Garner has been cast as Madonna in the upcoming biopic.
  6. Strapped for time? Here’s a list of rock’s best short songs.
  7. Looking to spruce up your Instagram profile? Try this.
  8. Attention: Kanye West is single again. Line forms to the right.
  9. Another artist is fed up with Spotify.
  10. Did you know that NFTs are changing the way music sounds? Neither did I.
  11. The US Supreme Court doesn’t want to deal with this song theft dispute.
  12. This current Our Lady Peace tour with all the holograms has started. It’s pretty amazing.
  13. Too soon, Travis Scott?
  14. If you were ever into George Michael, you’re going to want to see this movie.
  15. Inflation is so bad that Snoop Dogg had to give his blunt roller a raise.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: Coming soon to a pizza joint near you: Robots.

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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