Welcome back to the newsletter that's usually highlighting what's new and exciting at the blog. I thought I'd try something different this time and talk briefly about what I've been reading online lately that's music-related.
Chuck D of Public Enemy released a statement this month after his group was up for Grammy recognition and the Grammys CEO, Deborah Dugan, was outsed.
The U.K. band Pitchshifter has talked publicly about the current situation with trying to stream the albums it recorded for Earache Records.
Creative, on-point analysis in this Twitter thread: "The movie Metallica: Some Kind of Monster should be *required viewing* for cross-functional product teams."
A documentary recommendation is Cassette: A Documentary Mixtape, about the guy who invented cassettes and also about cassette music culture, not only for the punks and indie rock but also for hip hop.
Here's an interesting interview posted by Thoughtforms Music UK on cover design for albums released on the 4AD label.
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