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Random music news for Tuesday, April 23, 2024

  1. Why has Deryck Whibley decided to end Sum 41? It was a tough decision.
  2. Just so we’re clear, Pearl Jam’s new single, “Wreckage,” is about Donald Trump. (Via Andrew)
  3. This is an ominous prediction about the future of festivals.
  4. There will be a massive Gordon Lightfoot tribute featuring some big names in Toronto on May 23.
  5. Looking to kill time at work today? Try Music League, a social music discovery game.
  6. What are you up to, Slipknot? What does this mean?
  7. New Tool? Not right away, but maybe soon.
  8. It’s less than 100 days until the opening of the Paris Olympics. Athletes are getting ready to win gold in breakdancing. Wait–what?
  9. Phish was the second band to play The Sphere in Las Vegas. Here’s what it looked like.
  10. Here’s another ranking of the greatest drummers of all time. Thoughts?
  11. Are people unclear about what being “in tune” and “out of tune” means? Maybe.
  12. Here’s a big reason why Tay-Tay is a billionaire.
  13. Ever hear about the aristocratic rock fan Lady Cobbold? It’s quite a story.
  14. Does coloured vinyl sound worse than plain black vinyl? Let’s find out.
  15. Eurovision 1, fascism 0.
  16. How did Phish do at The Sphere in Las Vegas? Go here and here to find out. (Via Sean)
  17. I’m usually not interested in Broadway musicals, but I’d make an exception for this.

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BONUS: I wonder how many of these are being sold this week?

BONUS BONUS: How about a relaxing shrimp feeding frenzy?

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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