Random music news for Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Here’s the latest on when we’ll learn more about our future alien overlords. And while you keep watching the skies, glance down at music news for October 4, 2022.

  1. If you have 30 minutes, here’s a good look at the history of grunge.
  2. I saw something like this at CES a few years back. It’s a way to cut your own vinyl record at home.
  3. Interesting: Hit songs are staying on the charts longer than ever these days. (Via Bobby)
  4. The hottest thing in music? White noise. No, really.
  5. Just when you thought you’d see every Beatles photograph ever taken, we have this and this.
  6. Let’s hope Ringo is okay. It’s COVID.
  7. At last count, there are 2,489,905 podcasts. And that number is growing.
  8. If you like mysterious bands, here’s the story of Les Rallizes Dénudés.
  9. Amazon now wants to track your sleep.
  10. An ex-member of Mumford and Sons has some things he wants to get off his chest.
  11. US: Thanks, Billie Joe Armstrong. BJA: You’re welcome.
  12. The Hipgnosis song fund has acquired more funding.
  13. These celebrities apparently have the most relaxing voices. Wait–Gordon Ramsey is on this list?
  14. TikTok users spent US$914 million in the app during the third quarter of 2022. Wow.

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BONUS: Can you identify with this?

@thefamousmikbar Your not the main character 🙄 #billieeilish #billieeilishlive #happierthaneverworldtour #nda #bored #lostcause #whenthepartysover #idontwannabeyouanymore #billieconcert ♬ original sound – Mikayla Breé

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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