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Random music news for Monday, February 27, 2023

If you haven’t seen Shoresy yet–it’s a Letterkenny spinoff available on Crave–you must. It’s the funniest and most foul take on hockey since Slapshot. Highly recommended. And now some recommendations for music news on February 27, 2023.

  1. Spotify is getting into the NFT game with playlists that can be unlocked this way. (Via Rick J)
  2. Live Nation is calling for tougher regulation of the secondary concert ticket market. We’ll see where this goes. (Rick J again)
  3. A new survey says that 86% of music fans won’t let inflation stop them from going to shows.
  4. Now appearing on the 1’s and 2’s at Mar-a-Lago, DJ Trumpy!
  5. How long does pop culture stardom last? Let’s discuss. (Via Andrew)
  6. More proof for my theory that no one gets as deep into music as the people of England.
  7. One of the people who accused Marilyn Mason of sexual abuse has recanted their story.
  8. YouTube has launched ten AI-generated music channels. Skynet radio?
  9. And AI is now being used to for language dubs in movies and TV.
  10. At least one singer doesn’t like the whole idea of charging fans for meets-and-greets.
  11. This is handy for any hardcore music fans: How to hear the modes.
  12. U2 says (again) they really want to make a “gnarly rock record.”
  13. This was an interesting find in a record store.
  14. Would your grandmother do this?
  15. Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott had to be hospitalized in Colombia for altitude sickness.
  16. It’s the last day to enter to win this Geddy Lee-autographed vintage synth. (RIck J again)

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: Outkast with help from Matthew McConaughey. (Via Tom)


Hey Ya! By OutKast featuring Matthew McConaughey saying “alright alright alright”

♬ original sound – jonahpedro

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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