Random music news for Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Once we get a COVID-19 vaccine, I hope it also comes in pumpkins spice latte. As for music news for September 20, 2020…

  1. Coronavirus update 1: Rock and metal tours scheduled for early 2021 are already being cancelled.
  2. Coronavirus update 2: Classical music is really suffering under COVID-19.
  3. Coronavirus update 3: There are more demands in the UK for the government to do something for the music industry.
  4. A very good read on media in the time of extreme weirdness.
  5. Remembering the creation of Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill.
  6. People in the US seem to think a social media blackout on the eve of the presidential election would be a good idea.
  7. EBay announced its third annual Vinyl Week.
  8. Billie Eilish is getting her own documentary. Already.
  9. A metal tearjerker? Looks like it.
  10. Oh, Johnny
  11. Chad Smith of the Chili Peppers is selling this place.
  12. WTF, AC/DC?
  13. Aw. I love happy endings.
  14. “The Bizarre World of BBC Records.” Sixty-six miles of shelving?

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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