Random music news for Monday, November 14, 2022

Turns out you can make a good living being the Seinfeld Soup Nazi. My living, which includes gathering music news for November 14, 2022, isn’t nearly as lucrative.

  1. RIP Keith Levene, a founding member of the The Clash and Public Image Ltd.
  2. Imagine being on a boat in the middle of nowhere with this crew.
  3. And then there’s this cruise, which sounds a little more sedate.
  4. Dolly Parton was given US$100 mlllion by Jeff Bezos. It’s the Courage and Civility Award.
  5. Could this be the future of music production? Maybe.
  6. If even Lorde is finding it difficult to make money touring these days, there’s a serious problem.
  7. Adele is going to use £400,000 worth of technology to protect her voice during her Las Vegas residency.
  8. People are still watching this music video? Wow?
  9. Announce U2’s MSG Sphere residency already. It’s a terribly-kept secret. (Via Raven)
  10. Well, that’s petty. Allegedly.
  11. Susanna Hoffs of The Bangles has a novel. It’s being made into a movie.
  12. Rats can rock. I wonder if they enjoy Ratt?
  13. Are you getting noise notifications on your Apple Watch? Here’s why.
  14. A super-rare Buddy Holly concert poster just sold for very big dollars
  15. Just your average meeting in an airport lounge

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: I’ve found something for my Christmas list.

BONUS BONUS: Okay, this is silly. That’s not a bass. It’s a zither.

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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