Random music news for Thursday, September 22, 2022

Dude: If you’re going to have a side hustle, you probably should have avoided something like this. Moving on to music news for September 22, 2022…

  1. Pop is literally eating itself in terms of sound and style. “Regurgitating” is the word being used.
  2. If you’re happy that the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are back after nine years, you’ll want to read this interview with Karen O.
  3. The UK government has imposed a price cap on energy prices so entertainment venues don’t go out of business.
  4. Kanye West denies that he wants to sell his song catalogue. But we’ll see, right?
  5. Spotify now has an audiobook store featuring 300,000 titles.
  6. Interesting: Sony has removed its catalogue from Resso, a ByteDance-owned streaming service. (And service rumoured to maybe become a TikTok streaming platform.)
  7. One-third of TikTok users say that they get their NEWS from the platform. Oh, dear…
  8. Peter Frampton really hopes you don’t feel like he does.
  9. Marilyn Manson’s fate is now in the hands of the L.A. district attorney over alleged charges of sexual assault. The DA will review findings of an investigation and then decide to whether to file charges.
  10. Apple is hinting at an “Auto Shazam” feature.
  11. If you’re a YouTube creator, you’ll be happy about this.
  12. Look at all this Sex Pistols stuff that’s being auctioned off!
  13. So Bono and Bill Gates go for a walk down the street
  14. Slipknot Heardle. Of course.
  15. Pass.

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BONUS: I love this kid!

@ironmaiden Fridays call for headbanging it out to Iron Maiden! Duet this and show us your favorite move to rock out to Iron Maiden! #IronMaiden #Baby #Duet ♬ The Trooper (2015 Remaster) – Iron Maiden

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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