Random music news for Monday, January 10, 2022

It was a rock. Damn. Maybe there’s more interesting stuff to be found with music news for January 10, 2022.

  1. The 17-year-old son of Sinead O’Connor has taken his own life. He’d gone missing.
  2. Yesterday (January 9) was the 15th anniversary of the introduction of the iPhone. Here’s a look back on the device through history.
  3. How US radio shot itself in the foot...
  4. …yet radio overall is still doing very well up against streaming.
  5. AM radio in the Czech Republic will cease at the end of 2022–at least for the national network.
  6. More Kanye drama. Fun!
  7. About 30 minutes of unseen footage of the Rolling Stones 1969 Altamont concert have been found.
  8. Matt Cameron of Pearl Jam and Krist NovoselIc of Nirvana appear to be teasing some sort of musical project.
  9. This was probably not a good idea.
  10. Just in time for his 75th birthday, a new David Bowie figure has gone on display at Madame Tussauds.
  11. If you’re a fan of The Simpsons (and especially music from the show), you should read this.
  12. This is interesting: MTV and the Cold War.
  13. The Weeknd is selling this LA penthouse for US$22.5 million.
  14. I wonder if Tay-Tay will write a song about this heartbreak.

BONUS: I don’t think this is what Mark Zuckerberg had in mind for his metaverse.

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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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