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Random music news for Monday, January 8, 2024

Are you a member of Gen Z? Do you care about sports? Apparently, a lot of your generation does not. I’m hoping that you do care about music news for January 8, 2024.

  1. Jerry Seinfeld has an upcoming gig in Vancouver. Someone is trying to resell a ticket for $96,000. That is not a typo.
  2. RIP Del Palmer, Kate Bush’s longtime bass player and engineer. He was 71.
  3. Not good: Audacy, the largest radio and podcast group in the US, has filed for bankruptcy.
  4. Cher is very concern about her son Elijah Blue (the father was Gregg Allman). He’s missing.
  5. Michael Bolton had a bad Christmas. He needed emergency brain surgery for a tumour.
  6. Does vinyl sound better than CDs? Here’s another article on the subject. (Via Rick)
  7. This is a fun auditory illusion. (Via David)
  8. Swifities are now angry at the New York Times.
  9. And they’re angry at Jo Koy’s Golden Globe jokes.
  10. But Tay-Tay has to be happy about now having the highest-grossing concert film of all time.
  11. A Texas rapper kidnapped a pregnant woman and kept her prisoner in his garage for years.
  12. If you have no more f*cks to give, then this song is for you. (Via Tom)
  13. SoundCloud will soon be up for sale. Estimated price: US$1 billion.
  14. TikTok and Peleton have a new partnership.

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BONUS: It’s a dreary Monday in January. You need this.

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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