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Random music news for Tuesday, May 4, 2021

I wish my dog could talk like this. Over to music news for May 4, 2021.

  1. More proof that Ted Nugent is a selfish COVIDIOT. Really, Ted? Really?
  2. Chris Martin of Coldplay will be a mentor for American Idol this weekend.
  3. A new KISS documentary is coming next month.
  4. A story about Gwyneth Paltrow, the music of 2 Chainz, and Goop vibrators.
  5. This new Massey Hall Canadian recording studio will honour Deane Cameron, formerly of EMI Canada.
  6. There’s a “plus-size” boy band in China.
  7. Greg Goddovitz has launched a new podcast (actually a modern resurrection of a past project) called Rock Talk. Here’s the first episode.
  8. Drake is getting into the movie production business.
  9. Neil Young is back living in small-town Ontario.
  10. That’s a lot of television, Nile.
  11. Rush as birth control. Wait–what?
  12. You will never listen to the Bangles’ “Eternal Flame” the same way after you read this. (Via Sean)
  13. In the first quarter of this year, Sony Music made US$1.1 billion from streaming.
  14. This is good news. Very good news indeed! (Sean again)

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