Random music news for Wednesday, May 25, 2022

I was suckered by this misleading headline. I thought it was a music story, It is not. The rest of these items are most certainly music news for May 25, 2022.

  1. A Texas family has sued Apple because they claim an Amber Alert was too loud.
  2. Can you be addicted to streaming? Yes–and it can be bad.
  3. Springsteen and the E Street Band will tour in 2023.
  4. Kanye says he’s now redesigning burger wrappings for McDonald’s.
  5. Cathal Coughlan, frontman of Fatima Mansions and Microdisney, has died at 61.
  6. The British have come up with a new way to fund music venues.
  7. Danny Boyle’s Sex Pistols bio series debuts at the end of the week. Here’s what he has to say.
  8. Meanwhile, Paul Cook and Steve Jones were at the premiere and behaved themselves.
  9. And at the opposite end of the spectrum, we have this upcoming doc on the superfans of boy bands.
  10. The more I read about Halsey, the more I like her. Here’s another example.
  11. More problems for Travis Scott.
  12. Wait: David Bowie had a mega-yacht?
  13. TikTok is slowly rolling out its “live subscription” feature.
  14. It’s now OnlyFans vs Playboy.
  15. Conan O’Brien just made a whole lot of money from selling his podcast company.

BONUS: This is the world’s most expensive production car. I don’t get it.

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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