Random music news for Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Sermons gone wrong. Music news done right for July 26, 2022.

  1. Eddie Vedder’s voice is back. He’s recovered after damaging his vocal cords by singing in wildfire smoke in Paris.
  2. Man, the “dynamic pricing” controversy with Ticketmaster and Bruce Springsteen’s 2023 is bad. Very bad
  3. …so Ticketmaster has had to respond.
  4. Paul Ryder of the Happy Mondays complained of bad headaches hours before he died last week…
  5. …and here’s what happened when his mom found him dead.
  6. Liam Gallagher vs. the music critic.
  7. Myanmar executed an activist rapper.
  8. Why did this music publisher remove all its music (700,000 songs) from Facebook and Instagram?
  9. Tori Amos: A big fan of women’s soccer.
  10. Coachella’s parent company is apparently donating cash to a political organization that’s all about an anti-abortion agenda.
  11. Even though Ukraine won Eurovision, giving them the right to host the event in 2023, but that’s not gonna happen for obvious reasons. The UK will step in.
  12. Joni Mitchell played live again! First time in 20 years!
  13. “The attention recession meets the economic recession.” This is a good read.
  14. That Rogers outage earlier this month? A coding error.
  15. Elvis’s Graceland is apparently in big financial trouble.
  16. How gamers fell in love with records.

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BONUS: The hills are Alive! (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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