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Random music news for Saturday, April 30, 2022

When the autocorrect on your iPhone defaults to “ducking,” blame this guy. Some ducking music news for April 30, 2022.

  1. Ozzy wants to bring some Ukrainian refugees to his estate in the UK.
  2. Lil Nas X wants to tour with The Wiggles. Wait–what?
  3. Noel Gallagher wants to know why more 14-year-olds aren’t in bands these days.
  4. That’s one LOUD soundtrack.
  5. If you’re in the mood for something different, try some frog mating music.
  6. The Preakness is coming up next month. The headliner for the aftershow concert is Megan Thee Stallion. (Via Popbitch)
  7. If you’re into the whole ASMR thing, here’s why those triggers make you feel so good. (Via Andrew)
  8. Miss physical concert tickets? Sorry, but digital ticketing is the future.
  9. Weezer, who played the NFL draft, is considering a Las Vegas residency.
  10. Interesting: How an appearance at Coachella can affect the social and streaming stats for artists.
  11. Is Spotify being fair to emerging artists? Maybe not.
  12. If you’re a musician/producer who uses Pro Tools, get ready to switch to a subscription-only situation.
  13. Someone is working on a drama about the legendary ska label, 2 Tone.
  14. That’s one expensive violin.
  15. This Canadian doc follows four musicians on the autistic spectrum as they work on an album.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: James Dyson is known for vacuums and hair dryers. And now this. (Via Larry)

BONUS BONUS: That’s one big bottle of scotch!

Alan Cross

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