Random music news for Thursday, September 29, 2022

What the hell has been happening on American Airlines flights? it’s sure not inflight entertainment. Let’s now try some music news for September 29, 2022.

  1. RIP Coolio at age 59. No cause of death has been announced.
  2. YouTube might have a special secret weapon to use against Spotify.
  3. There’s a new fund that wants to buy up music catalogues in Asia.
  4. Because bad bitches have bad days, too.
  5. And on that note, another artist has decided to come off the road because she wants to preserve her mental health.
  6. Nice work, Global Citizen Festival!
  7. A guy in Australia paid a LOT for some handwritten David Bowie lyrics.
  8. Apple Music seems about to do something with classical music.
  9. If you’re a voiceover artist, imagine this happening to you.
  10. This festival was canceled because some laptops went missing.
  11. Now GWAR is mad at Adam Levine. He now risks being hacked to pieces like the puny human he is. C’est la vie.
  12. Did Metallica really do this? Yes.
  13. If you use Audacity for audio editing, you’ll want to know about this upgrade.
  14. Apple has pulled a Russian music app from the App Store. Good–but what took so long?
  15. Pusha T really has a beef with McDonald’s.
  16. Very woke. (Via Larry)

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: I have no idea what’s going on here. (Via Tom)

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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