You think you live in a small place? Take a look at 10 Hyde Park Place in London. Nothing small about music news for May 11, 2022, though.
- Travis Scott played his first gig since the Astroworld tragedy in Houston. Fans were charged up to US$50,000. Wait–what?
- And the Billboard Music Awards has booked Scott, too.
- Want a Hummer from Tupac? Wait–maybe I should rephrase that.
- If you’re concerned about the mental health of musicians, then this film will be of interest to you.
- Nick Cave has lost another son.
- Motley Crue, the play. The Crue is not pleased.
- Heavy metal Heardle, which is a musical spinoff of Wordle.
- I do not take vacation selfies like this.
- I’m having a hard time processing that Duran Duran’s Rio album is now 40 years old.
- Headline of the day: “The musical note that can trigger cold sweats and sightings of the dead.”
- This new jazz album is also a playable app…
- …and this K-pop boy band has a five-track “enhanced” record on Spotify. Interesting tech.
- Dee Snider’s got a horror movie. It’s set to start pre-production next month.
- Rapper Young Thug is in big trouble.
- Dave Mustaine vs. the security guard.
- There’s another attempt to solve the metadata mess with music. Let’s hope it works.
BONUS: Be careful before you click: The word’s most inbred family.