Random music news for Monday, January 31, 2022

Last day of January. Another, what, seven weeks of winter? We can make it. Moving to music news to January 31, 2022…

  1. There’s a Taylor Swift version of World because of course. Try “Taylordle.
  2. Kanye, bruh: You heard what happened to Novak Djokovic? You want that happen to you?
  3. Here’s a round-up of some odd radio news from around not just the planet but the solar system.
  4. The YouTuber ordered to pay US$4 million in libel damages to Cardi B says she’s going to appeal.
  5. Kid Rock for public office? Some people think that would be a good idea...
  6. …and he’s canceling concerts at venues that require masks. Yay.
  7. The Red Hot Chili Peppers are teasing something.
  8. And Apple is teasing their AR plans. Glasses? Headsets?
  9. Birds create mixtapes?
  10. Nicholas has come out as a goth.
  11. JEEZUS! This poor dog.
  12. Kanye is being a douche. Again.
  13. U2 shared a new acoustic version of “Sunday Bloody Sunday” on the 50th anniversary of the Irish massacre that inspired it.
  14. Justin Bieber now has 10 songs that have streamed over a billion times.
  15. What a shock: Women aren’t safe from perverts and sexual assaults even in the metaverse.
  16. No kidding: Study Says Internet Trolls Are Narcissists, Psychopaths And Sadists.

BONUS: Well, that wasn’t a very happy ending, was it?

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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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