Random music news for Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Looking for a new conspiracy beyond QAnon? Try the “Birds Aren’t Real” movement. Yes, it exists. Fortunately, the music news for July 6, 2021 is rooted in reality. Mostly.
- RIP Geddy Lee’s mom, Mary Weinrib. She was 95.
- Toronto is getting a new music venue! Yay!
- These are Prince Charles’ favourite songs. Spoiler: He doesn’t rock.
- Remembering some great Toronto concerts/festivals of the past.
- If you’re a gamer, you might be interested in these new earbuds.
- UB40 has a new lead singer: Matt Doyle.
- Gwen and Blake got married.
- This10-year-old kid is shredding on the streets of Toronto. Cool! (Via Tom)
- Courtney does Miley.
- A big INXS documentary is coming next week.
- What’s with South Korea? Album sales have increased by 34.3% in the first half of this year. (Hint: It’s all about support for K-pop.)
- “Emerging markets may about to change the superstar business.” Discuss.
- Grimes says her next album will be about an AI lesbian alien. As you do, of course.
- NFT sales amounted to US$2.5 billion in the first half of the year. (Via Sean)
- Jeezus, but Queen is worth a lot of money.
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