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Random Music News for Thursday, February 9, 2023

Fawlty Towers is getting a reboot–and the guy doing it is…John Cleese. I reserve the right to stand in judgment of the final product. Now you can judge me on my curation of music news for February 9, 2023.

  1. What’s Spotify’s plans for podcasts now?
  2. Speaking of which, what happens when you pull your music off Spotify? Let’s take a look.
  3. That is one loooooooooong memoir.
  4. Here are some fascinating predictions for the future of TV and radio by people who should know what’s gonna happen.
  5. It never ceases to amaze me the number of ways Morrissey is able to be petulant.
  6. Wow. The latest salvos in the Pink Floyd feud are UGLY.
  7. Live music audiences suck right now. Discuss.
  8. Prepare yourself for a possible ‘NSYNC reunion.
  9. Ouch!
  10. When it comes to Ticketmaster selling Beyonce tickets, so far, so good.
  11. And Ticketmaster has this blog post about how they’re fighting “abusive ticket scalping.”
  12. I missed this: The inventor of Auto-Tune got a special Grammy Award this past weekend. Thoughts?
  13. The new AI-powered Bing! Is it enough when we have Google?
  14. Some handwritten David Bowie lyrics just sold for big dollars at auction.

BONUS: Thunder Cash ’69. (Via Danny)

Alan Cross

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