Random music news for Thursday, September 24, 2020

The Model Plaid? Weird name, but hella fast! On to music news for September 24, 2020.

  1. Coronavirus update 1: Van Morrison is a COVIDIOT. Discuss.
  2. Coronavirus update 2: Ozzy’s granddaughter tested positive. Sharon’s in quarantine, too.
  3. Coronavirus update 3: Instead of being on tour together, Weezer and Fall Out Boy are on Family Feud.
  4. A song that’s supposed to last 1,000 years? Yes.
  5. There’s just one Kanye story today. Here it is.
  6. Playing the radio for cows caused them stress, so this dairy farmer had to turn off the radio to improve the quality of their milk.
  7. If you’re a serious musician, you still need to make albums. Here’s why.
  8. Shopping for a new set of headphones? These look interesting.
  9. The march towards High-Res Audio continues. Good.
  10. Streaming is saving the music industry and is good for artists. Discuss.
  11. If you’re into early 80s British technopop, you should look at this.
  12. Beware. You never know when Rick Astley is listening.
  13. Want a personalized song from Steel Panther? It’s now possible–for a price.
  14. Rolling Stone has refurbished its Top 500 Albums of All Time list. I’d like an argument, please.
  15. Dance Church? Okay…
  16. Hillary Clinton, the podcast.
  17. Congrats to Thom Yorke on his marriage to Dajana Roncione.
  18. Bandcamp is KILLING it during the pandemic–and helping artists long the way.
  19. Spotify continues to have a fake artist problem. A big one.
  20. Yay, us!

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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