Random music news for Friday, December 4, 2020

Before we proceed, here’s a dating app story with a happy ending. I think. (Scroll down for part 2.)

On to music news for December 4, 2020.

  1. Justin Trudeau says his government won’t cut support to the entertainment sector. I should hope not.
  2. Interesting question: Is there an unhealthy amount of music to listen to?
  3. Metallica Monopoly is back!
  4. Odd radio circles” have astronomers flummoxed.
  5. This is how bad it is for movie studios and especially theatres. VERY bad.
  6. Whatever happened to Fine Young Cannibals? This.
  7. A good question: When is the best time to release your music?
  8. The Phil Collins divorce continues to be weird.
  9. Three of Eddie Van Halen’s guitars just sold for US$400,000.
  10. Have you got a guitar like this in your closet?
  11. The top ten most-streamed songs from these artists might surprise you.
  12. Sweet, I guess…
  13. Snoop Dogg is the head of a new boxing league. Wait–what?
  14. Who knew that US newscasters could make this much money?
  15. This is concerning: A new bill could mean the end of Canadian ownership in Canadian broadcasting.
  16. The story about the cowbell on “Don’t Fear the Reaper” is deeper than we thought.
  17. And if American’s think we won’t invade, hah! Here are the troops. (Via Sean)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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