Music News

Random music news for Monday, February 20, 2023

We’ve all had arguments with our significant others, but probably nothing like this. Ponder that as you look through music news for February 20, 2023.

  1. What’s it like to be a musician in Ukraine these days? For one things, the bombs are loud.
  2. This company looks like it’s trying to create a monopoly around K-pop.
  3. How do Spotify royalties work? Like this.
  4. Try as I might, I can’t get into opera. But I do understand this.
  5. The Tragically Hip: Still doing good work outside of music.
  6. There are some important things we should talk about when it comes to wireless headphones.
  7. Apple’s Reality Pro VR headphones are almost here–for USD$3,000.
  8. Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler has an autobiography called The Void coming later this year. He promises it will be “dramatic.”
  9. Which did better in 2022, CDs or streaming. Well, it’s not that simple
  10. How’s Elon Musk’s Twitter doing? It’s getting worse. (Via Rick J)
  11. This is a great look back at The Batcave, the birthplace of Goth.
  12. Everyone’s streaming music, right? Well, no
  13. The greatest female tennis player in the world is an Our Lady Peace fan.
  14. To the world’s surprise, a female pop star is down with the sickness.
  15. The US Supreme Court may be coming for “the twenty-six words that created the internet.”‘ Not good.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: Did you miss this year’s green comet? Let’s get caught up.

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.

Alan Cross has 38420 posts and counting. See all posts by Alan Cross

Let us know what you think!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.