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Random music news for Monday, July 25, 2022

Notice that the back to school ads have started? I’m in denial. All I’m focused on is music news for July 25, 2022.

  1. U2 seems to be officially entering their Las Vegas years.
  2. Speaking of Vegas, Adele has announced her rescheduled dates,
  3. Osheaga has partnered with TikTok to livestream things July 29-31.
  4. The “dynamic pricing” boosting prices of Bruce Springsteen’s 2023 has settled down a bit, but…
  5. First, it was golf. Now Saudi Arabia has an esports deal with Spotify.
  6. Fender says that TikTok is bringing the electric guitar to the masses.
  7. Drake took a 767 to make a 14-minute flight from Toronto to Hamilton. And it wasn’t the first time. Very green, Drizzy.
  8. The chaos theory of music: Discuss.
  9. This platform called Mandolin promises data unification and platform recommendation. If you’re an artist, you probably should look at it.
  10. What’s with the new tabs, Facebook?
  11. Canadian country star Bret Kissel and his bands lost their guitars at Pearson Airport (but he got them back.) (Via Sean)
  12. Spatial Audio: It’s not going away.
  13. Cool use of a radio telescope. (Sean again)
  14. Ever hear of “cripplepunk?” It’s a thing. (Via Max)
  15. Oh, the glory days of record stores (video).
  16. Steve Jobs’ original Apple computer is going up for auction.

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BONUS: All aboard the Iron Maiden train.

Alan Cross

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