Random music news for Tuesday, July 27, 2021

In all seriousness, I was wondering about this. Can COVID be transmitted through farts? Doctors say it’s possible. Ponder that as we move to music news for July 27, 2021.

  1. Humans are dumb. We’re done here. Send in the asteroid.
  2. Why are so many rappers being killed?
  3. Live Nation will have a big role in the redevelopment of Toronto’s Ontario Place.
  4. Forty thousand people went to a festival in England over the weekend. Thoughts?
  5. Is this the largest wind instrument in the world? (Via Sean)
  6. Pink is offering to buy some bikini bottoms for the Norwegian women’s beach volleyball team.
  7. It looks like we’re into some kind of 90s revival. See?
  8. Yeah? So? Like this is news?
  9. Some people should just stay out of karaoke places.
  10. We now have tractor beams! Call them “tweezers of sound.”
  11. YouTubers vs. the Anti-Vaxxers. In this case, the good guys won. (Via Sean)
  12. Can algorithms pick The Next Big Thing? They’re working on it.
  13. Why is radio still important? This.
  14. Is the new version of MuchMusic any good? Here’s an opinion.
  15. A good point: Why is okay to sell out now?
  16. How to future-proof the radio business.

More news? Look here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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