Random music news for Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Wait: Climate change is affecting gravity? That would get people’s attention. So might music news for July 27, 2022.

  1. Sexual misconduct in the music industry: Yeah, things aren’t getting better.
  2. Is this a dubious commercial for a rocker to appear in? Discuss.
  3. Uh, Ticketmaster? You might want to contact this Ukrainian couple.
  4. This is weird car crash scene evidence, no?
  5. Here’s an interesting new YouTube feature.
  6. A Pulp reunion? Coming soon.
  7. It would have been fun to see Ed Sheeran do this.
  8. This is a bad look, Drake.
  9. Have you seen the movie Nope? Did you notice some of the t-shirts the characters were wearing?
  10. Music notation FAIL. Even Neil Peart wouldn’t know how to play this time signature.
  11. There’s no Apple Car yet, but Apple has 250 car patents.
  12. Facebook is going to share ad revenue with both creators and music rightsholders.
  13. The latest trend on social media is…poetry?
  14. Imagine Dragons have been named ambassadors for a Ukrainian charity.
  15. Only 16 songs have been certified Diamond in the US. Here they are.
  16. Heathrow Airport is blaming TikTok for some of the chaos.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: A time travel app? Yes. Kind of.

BONUS BONUS: Every couple of years, a lake in Kazakhstan turns pink. Let’s play!

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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