Published on September 24th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Monday, September 24, 2018
Winging home from Las Vegas today, so an entire day is lost to travel. But before I boarded my Air Canada Rough (yes, that’s how I spell it) flight–a flight with zero WiFi–I did manage to find some music news for September 24, 2018.
- Ticketmaster is now facing a class action suit over the whole they-help-scalpers scandal. More here.
- Wow. Mariah Carey’s “comeback” single redefines the concept of a “stiff.” This is bad.
- Looking for some insane drum work? Take a look at this.
- That’s Ambassador Rihanna now.
- Are you terrified by Amazon’s new microwave? Maybe you should be.
- Still missing Breaking Bad? There’s a vinyl-only collection of the series’ soundtrack music coming soon.
- Yet another book on Joy Division? Yep. I’m okay with that.
- Randy Blythe of Lamb of God is helping out with hurricane relief in North Carolina. (Via Tom)
- How can you not like a politician that drops a Clash reference in a debate?
- Toto cannot figure out why “Africa” has become such a big thing.
- And speaking of “Africa,” there’s this.
- Has a #MeToo situation hit Panic! at the Disco?
- Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have a new commission for some TV music.
- Mumford and Sons would like to talk about depression.
- Elvis Costello hopes that rock’n’roll is dead. Yes, he wants it to die.
- If you’re a guitar player, you’ll be interested in this story on pickups.
- Dog 1, Elton John 0.