Random music news for Monday, January 30, 2023

I’ll take two of these credit cards. Okay, maybe not. But I will offer up some music news for January 30, 2023.

  1. If George Santos (the lyin’ liar who lies) crashes out as a political, he’s got a standing invitation to do a drag show.
  2. Depressed? Science says you need some birdsong.
  3. Paul McCartney was almost hit by a car when he recreated his walk across the road on Abbey Road. (Via John)
  4. How does Yoko take daily four mile walks when she’s apparently confined to a wheelchair?
  5. Funny how Spotify suffered some outages just after it announced layoffs.
  6. Spotify Dads” are a new demographic group.
  7. Dave Navarro’s long COVID just won’t go away.
  8. It’s time for Radio Free Russia. (Via Sean)
  9. Drake got burgled.
  10. Kanye could be charged with battery after throwing a woman’s phone.
  11. We might soon end up with the first Rolling Stones album of new material since 2005.
  12. Canada’s Goth toonie is available this week.
  13. These are the top 100 music producers worldwide.
  14. The hottest song at the club? The White Lotus remix.
  15. Live Nation has been ruled not responsible for a backstage shooting at one of its shows.
  16. Meanwhile, 15 contractors have been charged with negligence over an incident where a giant video screen fell on a member of a Hong Kong boy band during a concert last July.
  17. Google’s new AI can turn text into music.

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BONUS: Zeller’s Skillet restaurant is coming back! Yay!

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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