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Random music news for Friday, September 9, 2022

I’m trying to imagine a world without a Queen Elizabeth. I can’t. Moving on to music news for September 9, 2022…

  1. Britain’s Mercury Prize event had already started when news broke of the queen’s death. It was immediately postponed.
  2. Be thankful you don’t have a family situation like the one Ricky Martin has.
  3. YouTube Canada has launched some new tools for creators. Go here.
  4. Vinyl sales in the UK are out-performing not just CDs but also all PlayStation 4 and 5 games combined.
  5. Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant’s son just made millions selling his brewery to Heineken.
  6. Meanwhile, some Led Zeppelin footage from 1970 has resurfaced and released.
  7. The Beatles’ Revolver has another reissue. Here’s what we’ve learned.
  8. Android phones dominate the cell phone market, but Apple is making big gains.
  9. Maybe it’s time to upgrade your Apple AirPods to the new version with better battery life.
  10. And still with Apple, welcome to the new Steve Jobs Archive.
  11. Another mural of a famous dead musician has been defaced.
  12. Some Paul McCartney and Rolling Stones guitars are going up for auction to raise money for Ukraine.
  13. Gavin Rossdale of Bush is getting a cooking show. No, really.
  14. This should mean that Canadians won’t suffer another massive cell phone outage. Maybe.
  15. Wordle? Heardle? Gazzle!
  16. Uh, okay

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BONUS: Smart cat. (Via Tom)

@bapkat Where’s the lie tho? @whatdoyoumeme #cat #fyp #bap #overrated #partner ♬ original sound – Noelle & Nick

Alan Cross

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