Random music news for Thursday, September 8, 2022

Forget what Apple unveiled yesterday. Here’s the new virtual sex Teslasuit (not affiliated with Elon Musk. He’s busy working on this.) Now some music news for September 8, 2022.

  1. Hey, Madonna! KEEP IT DOWN!
  2. Some people went down to the pub and found this guy playing.
  3. Bowie NFTs because Bowie.
  4. And speaking of Bowie (plus Queen), the Rockin’ 1000 are back.
  5. A lot of radio stations are turning 100 this year. Here’s one of them.
  6. Not enough music expertise from this music expert, says Taylor Swift.
  7. Why do so many people give up on music in their 30s? Here’s an explanation.
  8. Kanye West vs. the US Air Force. Sort of. (Via Peter)
  9. Spotify says that it will enter the audiobook space “very soon.”
  10. Some Bruce Springsteen artifacts are heading to the Grammy Museum.
  11. How do music royalties work? This download explains everything.
  12. Need a streaming music royalty calculator? Here are some of the best.
  13. Ten reasons why musicians shouldn’t ignore TikTok.
  14. The show must go on–even when this happens.
  15. This Leonard Cohen exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario looks interesting.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: The boys (rats) are back in town (Toronto). Make sure the volume is up. (Via Pamela)

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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