Random music news for Friday, December 10, 2021

Back on Canadian soil. If you’re planning an international trip, budget for up to $600 per person for COVID testing coming and going. Insanity. (Your cost may vary depending on your destination.) Rant over. Here’s music news for December 10, 2021.

  1. Apple Music’s Voice Plan should be here any second now. (Via Andrew)
  2. Britney Spears can now write a cheque.
  3. A livestream celebrating David Bowie’s 75th birthday has been announced.
  4. Eco-touring: Easier said than done. Right, Chris Martin?
  5. Here’s another good look at the continuing rise of vinyl.
  6. The New York Times has a new audio app. This looks interesting.
  7. Dr Dre and Grand Theft Auto: Together at last.
  8. Cute. Weird, but cute.

BONUS: I’m going to miss Brian Williams as he retires. Who is going to tell me the time in Newfoundland?

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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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