This guy got hacked by North Korea. So he took down their entire internet from his bedroom. Respect, dude. Here’s what’s happening with music news for February 4, 2022.
- Nearly 400 Astroworld lawsuits have been consolidated into one massive case involving 2,800 defendants.
- Not everyone can afford to boycott Spotify. Here’s why.
- Here’s how Spotify CEO Daniel Ek defends keeping Joe Rogan.
- On that topic, here’s a list of who has pulled their content from Spotify.
- Somone else has had the same reaction as me to this year’s list of nominees for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. YES!
- Noel Gallagher is apparently set to perform at Glastonbury.
- Munky from Korn: The SWAT team and the psych ward.
- After years of decline, music piracy ticked up in 2021. A factor of the pandemic?
- And the number of Facebook users is down for the first time ever.
- If you’re into prog. you won’t want to miss the new King Crimson documentary, In the Court of the Crimson King.
- The Beatles’ Get Back documentary won’t be out on Blu-ray and DVD for a while.
- Triumph: Rock & Roll Machine, the documentary on the Canadian power trio, is coming to streaming. Here’s a trailer.
- If you’re a Pixies fan, you’ll be interested in this interview with Black Francis.
- Want to take a course on the cultural impact of Taylor Swift? You can now at NYU.
- Andy from the band Groove Armada has a new gig: Documenting the history of bread.
- This Spanish Eurovision contestant sings about the glory of breasts. Interesting set design.
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BONUS: It was just a matter of time. (Via Tom)