Random music news for Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Dogs. Is there anything they can’t do? What’s happening with music news for July 29, 2020?

  1. Coronavirus update 1: Chainsmoking idiots.
  2. Neil Young is thinking about suing Donald Trump over the use of “Rockin’ in the Free World.”
  3. And these artists have signed an open letter about unauthorized use of music by politicians.
  4. Trent Reznor has been nominated for an Emmy for his work on Watchmen.
  5. When all else fails, bring out the Rage Against the Machine lyrics.
  6. Emo-ish band Yellowcard has suddenly dropped its Juice Wrld plagiarism lawsuit.
  7. If you’re into following the stock market, look at this.
  8. Subscription Twitter? Maybe.
  9. Miss Mercy, one of the original rock’n’roll groupies from the 1960s, has died at age 71.
  10. Well, this is a different approach to covering Pink Floyd… (Via Tom)
  11. Comparing transit chimes.
  12. This world radio is both weird and cool.

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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