Random music news for Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Here are some fun obsolete products. How many do you remember? Once you’re done, move on to music news for June 15, 2022.

  1. Microsoft’s Internet Explorer dies today.
  2. It looks like things are going to be better for the music industry than everyone expected.
  3. Country star Toby Keith announced he has stomach cancer.
  4. Lady Gaga in The Joker sequel? Possibly.
  5. Animated Nick Cave? Definitely.
  6. A Rudy Guiliani musical? Unbelievably.
  7. Here’s a look at the temporary ABBA Arena in London. Pretty cool, really.
  8. Spotify now has something called the Safety Advisory Council. That’s a result of the whole Joe Rogan thing.
  9. Lizzo has withdrawn her new single and re-released it with an important change.
  10. Anti-vaxxers are going nuts with “proof” that Justin Bieber’s facial paralysis was caused by the COVID vaccine. (Spoiler: No, it didn’t.)
  11. YouTube has launched an educational site for songwriters and producers.
  12. Nearly 10 million K-pop albums were sold in May alone.
  13. There’s now Def Leppard gin.
  14. Who gets so drunk at an Ed Sheeran concert that they throw up? Welcome to Britain.
  15. Uh, okay

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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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