Random music news for Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Imagine going to school on this bus. Cool. Now let’s study music news for October 28, 2020.

  1. Now that they’re divorcing, Josh Homme and Brody Dalle are selling their home in the Hollywood Hills.
  2. Cher has a new pro-Biden song.
  3. Evan Dando of The Lemonheads has a new memoir coming. Think there will be stories of drugs?
  4. Spotify is the target of this campaign by musicians called “Justice at Spotify.”
  5. So how is radio doing during the pandemic? Read this.
  6. Snapchat’s dancing hot dog returns with a message to the American electorate.
  7. Apple may have new AirPods for us early next year.
  8. Watch this music teacher with dementia pull off an amazing improvisation using just four notes.
  9. For a song that was originally a commercial and critical stiff, Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” sure gets a lot of respect today.
  10. Rush fans will love this early performance of “Working Man.” (Via Walter)
  11. A David Bowie tribute festival is coming up on January 8. Trent Reznor, Billy Corgan, and Perry Farrell are already in. (Via Gilles)\
  12. Freaky: Check out this trailer for an art exhibition dedicated to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. It looks like…fun?

BONUS: The guys from South Park use deep fakes to warn us of, er, deep fakes.

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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