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Random music news for Friday, January 6, 2023

I’ve been thinking about getting a bird feeder for the backyard. Maybe this one? Might be as entertaining as music news for January 6, 2023.

  1. Sony Music has to pay US$160 million over a mass shooting. Wait–what?
  2. Here’s a list of innovations to expect in the music industry in 2023.
  3. Ozzy is a grandfather again. (For the 10th time!) And the kid is part Slipknot.
  4. A School of Rock sequel might be in the works with Jack Black.
  5. There was a data breach at Deezer, the Paris-based music streamer.
  6. Here’s more on the MSG Sphere in Las Vegas. It looks like it’s gonna be something. (Via Chris)
  7. Some party, huh?
  8. Who would steal a Rammstein statue? It happened in Germany.
  9. Here are five numbers that we’ll have to watch with the music industry in 2023.
  10. Meanwhile, things look pretty good for the Canadian music industry this year.
  11. It looks like it’ll cost more to replace an iPhone batter in March.
  12. As someone who works doing voiceovers and narrations, this scares the crap out of me.
  13. Calvin Harris is getting set for a virtual concert on TikTok later this month. Is this the future?
  14. This is good: 86% of the Canadian population listens to the radio each week.

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BONUS: Bowling trick shots from the 1940s.

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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