Random music news for Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Are you a member of Gen Z who can’t do this? Is it a big deal? Maybe, maybe not. (Via AT). Frankly, I don’t care as long as you go through music news for September 20, 2022.

  1. U2 has “upgraded” a song and released it. Is this part of a new plan?
  2. If these musicians and celebrities were still alive, they might look like this. (Via Larry)
  3. Spotify expects to turn a profit on podcasts within the next two years.
  4. Open up your wallets, Taylor Swift fans.
  5. Imagine Dragons’ frontman Dan Reynolds has split from his wife.
  6. Did…did Grimes undergo surgery to get elf ears? Or is she turning Vulcan?
  7. Well, this wasn’t good.
  8. Donald Trump added some QAnon music to a campaign rally. What could possibly go wrong?
  9. When this Russian singer comes out against the war in Ukraine, you know that Putin has a problem.
  10. Speaking of whom, Pussy Riot is after Putin again.
  11. Parents will be relieved to read this about their kids and their screens.
  12. I was on the Welcome to the Music podcast. Listen here.

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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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