Random music news for Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Looking to attract women? Then don’t include your cat in your dating profile. Hey, it’s science! You’re welcome. Now some music news for June 23, 2020.

  1. Coronavirus update 1: NXNE 2020 has officially been canceled.
  2. Coronavirus update 2: Live Nation has jumped into the drive-in concert game.
  3. Coronavirus update 3: And full concert productions are returning to arenas.
  4. Justin Bieber is denying accusations of sexual assault that were made against him on social media.
  5. So how is Apple doing with AR and VR? Well, there are problems.
  6. Here’s another anti-Trump song: “Fascist Breakfast.” (Via DB)
  7. And then there’s this pro-Trump song. Yes, PRO-Trump.
  8. Really? I mean, I like The Darkness and all, but…really?
  9. More trouble in Russia for Pussy Riot.
  10. Looking to write a hit song? Here’s a quick tutorial. (Via Jeff)
  11. AC/DC jigsaw puzzles.
  12. Here’s how the whole drive-in concert scene is starting to work.
  13. Top movie composers are moving to composing scores for video games. (Via Tom)
  14. And as a Rush fan, I’m not sure how I missed this little film. (Tom again)
  15. Oh, dear.
  16. Sigur Ros is now in the CBD business.

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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