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Random music news for Tuesday, February 8, 2022

This is why you don’t want to use “‘ji32k7au4a83” as your password. Who knew? Consider that as you move onto music news for February 8, 2022.

  1. Claim: Working class people are being priced out of live music.
  2. The Foo Fighters have a VR thing planned for the Super Bowl.
  3. Some musicians are REALLY happy that Spotify is having a tough time these days. Here’s an example.
  4. Want to cancel your Spotify subscription? It can be a little tricky, but this is how you can do it.
  5. This DJ figured out how to short Spotify stock and made an insane amount of money–more than he’d ever earned from Spotify streams.
  6. Lady A (formerly Lady Antebellum) has finally worked out a settlement with Lady A (who was Lady A first.)
  7. Here comes another round of bonds backed by music.
  8. This company still makes cassettes.
  9. Merch for Good!
  10. These are the (formerly) anonymous founders of the Bored Ape Yacht Club.
  11. Browser tabs in music players? Let’s take a look at that.
  12. The current “crisis” of the quality of new music has reached radio.
  13. Here’s a good interview with Eddie Vedder about his upcoming new album, Earthling.
  14. Angels & Airwaves have canceled their European tour. COVID.

More news? Look here.

BONUS: If you’ve been following the Canadian trucker protests, take a look at this.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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