Random music news for Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Brains. Yum. And that’s followed my music news for October 12, 2022

  1. The world’s oldest DJ, Art Laboe, has died at the age of 97.
  2. Kanye went to a meeting of Adidas executives. He brought a porn film to show them.
  3. Well, this gig sounds…interesting. Say hello to Reptilian Christian Christ Violence.
  4. An Iranian protest song commemorating Mahsa Amini has received 100,000 submissions for a Grammy Award.
  5. This venue in Glasgow has found a way to overcome some of the insane energy prices in the UK in an interesting way.
  6. Who invented music? It’s…complicated.
  7. The World Cup is coming up next month. Time to get caught up on all the official songs.
  8. Another musician has been charged regarding some sexual assault allegations.
  9. An indication of things to come: Warner Music is making some big investments in metaverse technology.
  10. Daryl Jones, who has been playing bass in the Rolling Stones for years, is the subject of a new documentary.
  11. Here’s an interesting article on audio signatures.
  12. There’s more AC/DC money coming.
  13. And so are these Black Sabbath statues.
  14. Shocking. Just…shocking.

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BONUS: Here’s a trailer for season three of Star Trek: Picard.

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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