Random music news for Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Well, that’s a relief. We can safely move ahead with music news for March 30, 2021.

  1. This is a valid question: Where are these bragging rappers getting all their money?
  2. NFTs: Bad for the environment. Very bad. (Via Sean)
  3. It was a legal fight between Prince and Andy Warhol–even though they’re both dead.
  4. Paul McCartney repaid a debt over a blanket he stole in 1958.
  5. But where are you going to hang it?
  6. Having trouble coming up with a melody for a new song? Try the Melody Generator.
  7. Noel Gallagher has regrets about not playing that last Oasis show in Paris in 2009. Should we read anything into this?
  8. Elton John and Metallica together at last? Apparently.
  9. RIP Malcolm Cecil, part of the TONTO. If you’re into synthesizers, then you need to watch this.
  10. Bob Seger will appear on The Simpsons Sunday night.
  11. The next big thing in podcasts? Horror.
  12. We’ve known this for decades, haven’t we?
  13. This is music news? Wow. Slow week.
  14. Sharon Osbourne may be out at The Talk, but she’s leaving with around US$10 million.

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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