Random music news for Monday, February 14, 2022

Now that it’s Valentine’s Day, I have a plea to my neighbours: TAKE DOWN YOUR DAMN CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS! There. I feel better. And now here’s music news for February 14, 2022.

  1. Because it’s Valentine’s Day, here’s a list of the best Canadian love songs of all time.
  2. Anyone else notice the reception Kanye got when he was shown on TV during the Super Bowl?
  3. Kanye spent the whole day ranting on Instagram, too.
  4. There are playlists on Spotify that push anti-vaccine messages. I’m surprised–and yet I’m not.
  5. India.Arie wants to take her music off Spotify because of Joe Rogan–but her label won’t let her.
  6. Which streaming service is the most ethical?
  7. Jack White is getting back into his first love: upholstering.
  8. Drill music–a subgenre of hip-hop–is back in the news for the wrong reasons.
  9. Elton John’s Canadian dates have been postponed because of COVID restrictions.
  10. Frances Bean Cobain (daughter of Kurt and Courtney) is dating Riley Hawk (son of Tony).
  11. We now know who will play Bob Marley in the upcoming biopic: Kingsley Ben-Adir.
  12. The head of Astroworld security had a “potential conflict of interest.”
  13. There was a shooting at a Justin Bieber after part. Three people are in hospital.
  14. Here’s more on the rapper and her husband accused of stealing US$4.5 billion in bitcoin.
  15. Some blink-182 fans think that this Instagram post hints further at Tom DeLonge rejoining the band.
  16. I would LOVE to dig through this record collection.
  17. Not music related, but interesting: Matthew Perry once beat up Justin Trudeau.

More news? Check here.

BONUS: So much for Christian values.

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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