Music News Roundup 7.24.17-7.27.17

Every week, KUTX serves up the best and most relevant music headlines and delivers it in digestible, informative doses. Here’s what we covered this week:

Monday, July 24th

  • Linkin Park members launch suicide prevention and Chest Bennington tribute site
  • Over 90 hospitalized at Chance the Rapper show

Tuesday, July 25

  • Remembering Motown singer Bobby Taylor
  • Venezuelan president propagandizes “Despacito.”

Wednesday, July 26

  • Daniel Johnston announces final tour, backed by Built to Spill, Jeff Tweedy, and more
  • Latin Grammy Cultural Center hands out record number of scholarships

Thursday, July 27

  • Michael Jackson estate to pay $9.4 in royalties to Qunicy Jones
  • 2017 Mercury Prize Shortlist


SoundCheck Music News is hosted and written by Taylor Wallace and produced by Jack Anderson

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