Random music news for Monday, March 13, 2023

If you use the word “very” too much, this website will help. I can see it being very useful instrumental in writing. Also very interesting engrossing is music news for March 13, 2023.

  1. Miss paper concert ticket stubs that you can collect? Check out this solution from (Via Dan)
  2. This is how The Edge stops himself from quitting U2.
  3. More revenue came in from selling vinyl than compact discs in 2022–in the US, anyway. This hasn’t happened since 1987. (Via Andrew)
  4. Here’s an upcoming doc that will be wonderfully gossipy about a lot of British music in the 90s.
  5. Tame Impala (Kevin Parker) was running a marathon when he fractured his hip. Ow.
  6. People paid over $7,000 to buy tickets to a fake Montreal music festival.
  7. Linkin Park performing with a Chester Bennington hologram? Forget it.
  8. It appears that Meta is building some kind of Twitter competitor.
  9. If you hate your job, listen to what this metal frontman used to do. Kinda inspirational, really.
  10. The White Stripes’ Elephant record is turning 20. Naturally, Jack White has prepared a 20th anniversary edition.
  11. Remember when Spin was just a music magazine? Not anymore. Look. I did not see this coming.
  12. Are these the most expensive wireless speakers in the world? I‘d kinda think so.
  13. The pros and cons of doing a TV theme song.
  14. Nice tip, dude. You made that server’s year.
  15. Want to see some of Adele’s final shows in Las Vegas? It’ll cost you.
  16. Well, this is weird.
  17. And so is this.
  18. And this was just plain rude.

BONUS: “Rock Lobster” by The B-52’s sounds terrifying when played backwards. (Via Rick J)

Alan Cross

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