Random music news for Monday, February 21, 2022

Don’t do this. At least not the first part. But please do check out music news for February 21, 2022.

  1. Wait: Record store day is harming the music industry?
  2. Pepsi will no longer sponsor the Super Bowl halftime show.
  3. Adele says her Las Vegas residency will happen this summer.
  4. And Justin Bieber has canceled his Las Vegas show. COVID.
  5. Digital burnout is a real thing for a lot of today’s pop stars.
  6. What does a vocal coach and opera singer say about the music of Muse? This.
  7. What, exactly, is this? (Via Rick)
  8. Kanye’s being really, really weird, right?
  9. Paul McCartney had to take a huge hit to sell his NYC apartment. But he can afford the loss.
  10. Check out Daniel Radcliffe (yes, Harry Potter) as Weird Al for the upcoming biopic.
  11. A worthy question. Should Cheech and Chong be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
  12. This video explains a lot about song tempos and BPM measurements that I did not know. Recommended. (Via Walter)
  13. If you’re a Lynyrd Skynyrd fan, you’ll probably be interested in staying here.
  14. Can NFTs redefine the music industry? Maybe.
  15. Two halves of a Jimi Hendrix lyric sheet have been reunited after 55 years. (Via Sean)

More news? Look here.

BONUS: This is why you should never, ever eat anything out of a fridge that’s not yours.

BONUS BONUS: This is creepy. (Via Larry)

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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