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Random music news for Monday, December 26, 2022

Boxing Day madness, anyone? Or just some music news for December 26, 2022?

  1. Remember that Beatles-themed movie Yesterday? There’s a very weird lawsuit over the film’s trailer.
  2. Following two crowd crush deaths, the license for Brixton Academy has been suspended.
  3. It looks like Ed Sheeran is working on a collaboration with Cradle of Filth. No, seriously.
  4. These are the top 10 UK music industry stories of 2022.
  5. Meanwhile, Kate Bush has come out on the side of striking nurses in Britain.
  6. I’m fascinated by this intra-band fighting in Journey over support of Donald Trump.
  7. Apparently the new Whitney Houston biopic is…not good.
  8. NYT Magazine: How TikTok Became a Diplomatic Crisis.
  9. If you want to make money on TikTok, here are 11 strategies you might want to investigate. Maybe you’ll end up like this.
  10. Fun: Ten of the weirdest musical instruments of all time.
  11. Mick Fleetwood appeared in public for the first time since the death of bandmate Christine McVie.
  12. Ray Davies sure loved The Kinks’ song “Lola.” Here’s what I mean.
  13. Well, that’s transparent of you, TikTok.
  14. Michael Stipe’s solo album will finally come out in 2023.
  15. This 40-year-old FM station is going to shut down because of…climate change?
  16. Tom Petty once lived here. The place is up for sale for US$9.5 million.

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BONUS: Nice one courtesy David Macaulay.

Alan Cross

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