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Random music news for Friday, February 24, 2023

Cute cat. But I could see how this might get annoying. Music news for February 24, 2023, is not annoying. Trust me.

  1. There is a LOT to digest with Spotify’s Sonic Science series. It is, however, very enlightening if you’re interested in learning why you like the songs you do.
  2. Speaking of Spotify, here’s a secret trick that can help you find any song that might be in your head.
  3. YouTube has a new feature that allows you to create custom radio stations.
  4. I had no idea that SoundCloud was this big in Australia.
  5. Laibach, the Slovenian band, likes playing difficult places. They had a gig in North Korea in 2015. Next up? Kyiv.
  6. The MSG Sphere, opening in Las Vegas this fall, really looks…wow. (Via Chris)
  7. Here’s the other side of Ticketmaster’s dynamic pricing. Springsteen tickets are going for almost nothing at some venues.
  8. Some guy is suing U2. He’s claiming that “A Man and a Woman” from How to Dismantle and Atomic Bomb (released in 2004) is his.
  9. Here’s an interesting musical chain letter that actually has a happy ending. (Via Rick)
  10. A “LinkedIn for musicians and artists?” Okay, that’s interesting.
  11. London’s Victoria & Albert Museum now owns a HUGE archive of David Bowie memorabilia.
  12. Flea has started his own podcast.
  13. So you want to be a professional voice actor, huh? Read this.

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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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