Random music news for Thursday, October 14, 2021

Here are some new developments with VR. THAT kind of VR. Think about that as we go through music for October 14, 2021.

  1. The Glorious Sons have been tapped to open for The Rolling Stones in LA.
  2. Meanwhile, Paul McCartney sounded dismissive of The Stones.
  3. Smash Mouth singer Steve Hartwell has retired from the band. It’s important that he go take care of himself. He apparently hasn’t been well.
  4. Adele is back. Here’s everything that’s changed about music since her last album.
  5. Grateful Dead psych aprons. Yes, aprons.
  6. Coachella is dropping their vaccine mandate for 2022.
  7. Another story on the most collectible vinyl records.
  8. I had no idea that pop music in Yugoslavia was this wild back in the 80s.
  9. Here’s a lesson in record collecting lingo.
  10. If you’re a child of the 80s, would you be interested in this special cruise? (Via Larry)
  11. This Toronto Halloween story has a musical twist.
  12. Play this music and automatically donate to a cause.
  13. The biggest album release days in history ranked.
  14. Music tech is re-evaluating its relationship with Facebook.

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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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