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Random Music News for Tuesday, September 1, 2015

September? Already? Good thing Labour Day is so late, huh? And now, the music news…

  1. Remember the story about the classic Guns ‘N Roses lineup playing a reunion show in Australia next year? Yeah, about that
  2. The “Big Pink” house made famous by Bob Dylan and The Band is available for rent.
  3. Are these ways to legally get music into podcasts?
  4. Another look at Apple Music and Beats 1 and what it could mean for traditional radio.
  5. Hey, David Lee Roth: has no one ever thrown a beer at you before?
  6. Slayer just shot a video at a women’s prison. You’ll recognize some people.
  7. Lady Gaga’s meat dress still exists. How have these preserved this goddam thing? (Via Tom)
  8. Here’s a bunch of artists with some really interesting setlists.
  9. Is Apple building a HOLOiPhone?
  10. Speaking of which, what’s it like to work high up at Apple?
  11. The good news: David Bowie is writing music again! The weird news: It’s for a Spongebob musical.
  12. That’s not an organ. THIS is an organ.
  13. Interesting question: how many national anthems are plagiarized?
  14. Sunday’s MTV VMAs set a Twitter record, but TV ratings were down.
  15. Another reason why YOU NEED TO TURN THE MUSIC DOWN!
  16. However, sound waves can help your heart in an emergency.
  17. Morrissey has declared war on Australia.
  18. Willie (Nelson) and the Weed Factory.
  19. Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley has remarried–and he looks very healthy. Good.

Alan Cross

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