Random music news for Thursday, September 16, 2021

Maybe this is my problem. Anyone got some good bacteria? Moving to music news for September 16, 2021…

  1. There will be no more Faith No More and Mr. Bungle shows for a while as Mike Patton takes time to work on his mental health.
  2. Alan Morissette is not happy with Jagged, the documentary that debuted at TIFF. I quote: I was lulled into a false sense of security and their salacious agenda became apparent immediately upon my seeing the first cut of the film”.
  3. Nicky Minaj deserves every second of this. (Via Sean)
  4. It’s time to start talking about the Black Friday edition of Record Store Day.
  5. Are the Foo Fighters contemplating a prog-rock album? Maybe.
  6. If that’s the case, perhaps the Foos should buy this new box set.
  7. A Pink Floyd reunion? Looks like never, ever.
  8. After his legal fight with the rest of the Sex Pistols, Johnny Lydon says that he’s totally skint.
  9. Coldplay is about to complete their transition into a pure pop band with an upcoming collaboration with BTS.
  10. Looking to collect records? This one is super-duper rare. (Via Tom)
  11. Apple is using Shazam (they own it) in an interesting way that should benefit DJs.
  12. This Spotify playlist called Sleep Fruits Music is currently out-streaming Lady Gaga. Why? It helps people fall asleep.
  13. Drake seems to have figured out how to really connect with fans in an interesting way.
  14. Soon, everyone will be able to clone their voice. Kinda scary, really.
  15. This new app allows anyone to remix dance music.
  16. Who’s buying all that vinyl? A lot of Gen Zers, apparently.

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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