Random music news for Tuesday, August 9, 2022

This woman really loves tattoos. I mean, really loves them. Once you’re done with her, here’s some music news for August 9, 2022.

  1. Courtney Love has finished her memoir. Finally. It’s been years in the making.
  2. The creator of one of the most famous band logos EVER is making…nothing from it.
  3. Relaxing music can increase cognitive performance: study.
  4. I was on this podcast talking about music and SATAN!
  5. Gen Z and radio broadcasters: It’s not good.
  6. Fred is now on number four.
  7. A good question: Whatever happened to elevator music?
  8. Here’s a good story on how Africa is re-inventing heavy metal.
  9. Album art and architecture: It was more of a thing than I realized.
  10. There are a lot of inconsistencies with theatre/concert ticket policies for disabled customers in the UK. Is that the case in Canada?
  11. Yes, there was an annual gathering of The Juggalos. Interesting how there were no problems at all.
  12. “The politics of music sampling.” Discuss.
  13. If you’re a fan of learning how classic records were made, this is a good story about Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours.
  14. Don’t ask Flea for a photo. Here’s why.
  15. Babies born in May are most likely to become famous musicians: Study.
  16. Rumour: Any new U2 album won’t be here until 2023, not November 2022 as once thought.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: Dude! WHY ARE YOU EVEN ASKING?

BONUS BONUS: That time when Alice Cooper was on The Muppets. (Via Tom)

@snowflakesonxmas Replying to @fixtionmaster101 #kermitthefrog #disney #themuppets #jimhenson #jimhensoncompany #halloween #spookyseason #halloweencountdown #alicecooper ♬ The Muppet Show – Main Theme – Geek Music

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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