This Twitter rat hole looks to be very, very deep. It’s almost as deep as music news for April 5, 2022.
- No Coachella for Kanye. He’s canceled. That’s got organizers scrambling.
- Wanna be that Will Smith is REALLY regretting that slap?
- Now that people believe COVID is over, they’re finding other things to do than create podcasts.
- Radiohead fans will be interested in yet another new song by The Smile, Thom and Jonny’s side project.
- Pamela Rooke (aka Jordan), a mainstay of the original British punk rock scene, has died.
- Workout to Spotify? These tips could make your workout sound better.
- This is good: A four-part series on the future of the electric guitar.
- Another good story: The secret world of musicians playing private gigs.
- Canada’s Cancer Bats have new music–and a new brand of coffee.
- Midnight Oil has canceled a couple of shows because frontman Peter Garrett tested positive for COVID.
- It’s Noel Gallagher vs. Harry Styles now.
- Concord, one of the companies buying up song catalogues, may be for sale.
- Jeezus: Heartbreaking.
- Fire. Cool.
- Here’s how some kids view classic album artwork. (Via Tom)
BONUS: A Minneapolis TV station found some footage of an 11-year-old Prince.