The Current: Music News

The Current Music News

Join hosts Jay Gabler and Jade as they chat about current events in the music industry: how social issues are affecting the world of music, how venues are faring during the pandemic, as well as the latest trends and topics. The Current Music News is an essential watch for fans of all genres of music to stay connected to the music and to each other. Follow us on Facebook or subscribe to our YouTube channel to get the latest episodes. For an audio version of the The Current Music News, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or wherever else you get your podcasts.

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Music News: new music roundup


New music collage for September 2020

From Janelle Monae to SZA, Gorillaz, New Order and the newest Sylvan Esso track, there are some heavy hitters this week.

Music News: TikTok ban or sale? What's at stake for the music world


Two young people creating content on TikTok.

President Trump has threatened to ban TikTok, the China-owned video app that now has an enormous role in driving music discovery. Whether you're a TikTok addict or have absolutely no idea what it is, Jade and Jay break down the reasons why TikTok turmoil has the attention of everyone in the music world right now.