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Random music news for Friday, February 9, 2024

Want more weird prop bets for the Super Bowl? Here you go. And here’s music news for February 9, 2024.

  1. Uh, Drake? Really?
  2. Condé Nast, the magazine conglomerate, thought they could reunite Oasis. Wait–what?
  3. Apple’s iTunes download chart has become very political. Here’s how/why.
  4. People now watch YouTube videos ONE BILLION HOURS EVERY DAY. And that’s just on TVs!
  5. There’s a new Bob Marley turntable.
  6. Kanye is having trouble finding venues for his upcoming tour. “You know why,” he says.
  7. The Rolling Stones have cut back on their backstage rider demands.
  8. Tech obliterated media over the last three decades. Here’s how.
  9. This is one weird musical.
  10. What could the battle between TikTok and Universal Music mean? This.
  11. By all means, turn this into a crisis. (Via Christopher)
  12. What does a Harvard class on Taylor Swift look like? This. (Christopher again)
  13. And this guy writes weird songs about the most mundane and everyday things. Check him out. (Another one from Christopher)
  14. The Grammar Police is after Tay-Tay.
  15. Sixty years later, there’s still an interracial and murder mystery about The Beatles’ first visit to New York.
  16. Jon Bon Jovi has plans to open a bar on Broadway in Nashville. The place won’t be far from Kid Rock’s establishment.

Random music news for Thursday, February 8, 2024

BONUS: This is now ten years old.

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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