Random music news for Thursday, September 15, 2022

One of the reasons I like Ryan Reynolds is because he’s not afraid to do things like this. Moving to music news for September 15, 2022…

  1. So the Black Keys’ Patrick Carney and singer Michelle Branch aren’t getting a divorce now? After all that drama?
  2. Here’s an update on the sexual assault charges that have been laid against Marilyn Manson.
  3. YouTube says it paid over US$6 billion to the music industry over the last 12 months. Remember when the music industry hated YouTube?
  4. There’s yet another book on David Bowie. The man is a source of endless strange fascination.
  5. Metallica V2.0?
  6. All these albums are turning/have turned 50 this year. They probably should be in your collection.
  7. This portable audio player sells for US$3,699. Here’s why.
  8. What’s coming after Gen Z? Gen A. And here’s how they consume music.
  9. This is interesting: The many playing fields of the world of music.
  10. Paul McCartney is appealing to people to help an abused elephant in India.
  11. A used guitar pedal of US$1,000,000? Yes.
  12. Jay-Z is trying to sell bitcoin in the projects. It ain’t easy.
  13. I’d never heard of this type of radio–until now.
  14. Here’s an inside look at the London Taylor Hawkins tribute concert.
  15. A record label for prisoners? Yes.
  16. Bryan Adams ran a nighttime show in Prince Edward Island powered entirely by the sun. Here’s how that worked.

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BONUS: Pens. They’re tricky buggers.

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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