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Random music news for Friday, February 3, 2022

Wait: The world’s richest dog is a fake? My trust in humanity has finally been shattered. But you can still trust me to deliver music news for February 3, 2023.

  1. This is a list of the worst music festival disasters of all time.
  2. SPOILER: No, it won’t.
  3. But what about removing “junk fees” from concert tickets? Good luck.
  4. A member of The Walkmen received a box of someone’s cremated ashes and no one knows what to do with them.
  5. Want to make it in the music business? It’s not a straight line.
  6. OK Go has responded to a lawsuit filed by Post Cereals over a breakfast cereal called OK Go.
  7. Is AM radio dead? Well, it is definitely under serious pressure.
  8. Imagine if someone had was playing bad music really, really loud under these circumstances. (Via Larry)
  9. The Who have announced an orchestral tour.
  10. When it comes to finding new music, it’s about the journey, not the moment. Discuss.
  11. Have you seen the new “Friends” tab on the Spotify mobile app?
  12. I had no idea there was an all-female middle-aged punk scene in England. (Via Shirley)
  13. More Elvis-related lawsuits.
  14. Okay, that’s cute.

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BONUS: Planet dance! (Via Larry again)

BONUS BONUS: Are these messages from our future alien overlords?

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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