Random music news for Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Stressed? Watching these little guys is actually kinda soothing. Or maybe not. Give it a look after you tend to music news for August 12, 2020.

  1. Coronavirus update: Lativia is now ready for float-in concerts.
  2. Metalheads come to the rescue of senior dogs! Nice. (Via Tom)
  3. Kanye’s Wisconsin presidential ballot was filed 14 seconds too late. He blames his iPhone.
  4. Nick Cave has opened his own store called Cave Things.
  5. A Madonna biopic? It looks like it.
  6. This is a cool-looking vinyl record cleaner.
  7. Spotify is still working on some hardware of some kind.
  8. This Indian artist has been busted for fake plays on YouTube and now faces a criminal investigation.
  9. A new Tool EP during the lockdown? Maybe.
  10. Paul McCartney has been nominated to become a chief in a Canadian First Nation. Yes, the Beatle.
  11. Bored during the pandemic? Try this metal-themed role-playing game.
  12. Metallica workboots? Yep.
  13. Linkin Park has redone their website into a cool retro thing right out of 1997. Check it out. (Via Sean)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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