Random music news for Tuesday, March 21, 2023

The equinox. About bloody time. It’s all a build-up to summer from here, starting with some music news for March 21, 2023.

  1. Radiohead is not over, but drummer Phil Selway says it’ll be a few more years before we hear from the band again.
  2. This is a good article on the punk and New Wave of LA in the early 80s. (Via Andrew)
  3. Watching Daisy Jones & The Six on Amazon Prime? Here’s a list of 20 other great fictional bands from TV and movies.
  4. What are these documentary projects U2’s Adam Clayton speaks of?
  5. Here’s more on the fight of artists and creators against AI.
  6. This is some great deep history on The Smashing Pumpkins.
  7. And here’s a piece of Bowie history that’s gone unnoticed until now.
  8. That’s one expensive mouse.
  9. A heavy metal album from Rihanna? Nope. Just a rumour.
  10. Have you played the music game Trombone Champ yet? It’s silly, but it’s now a little more accessible.
  11. TikTok has a new partnership with Major League Soccer.
  12. Spotify has released some new research on the effects of music and podcasts on the human body. Get it here.
  13. This is definitely badass.
  14. And this guy definite had a bad ass the next day.

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BONUS: No. Just…no.

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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