Random music news for Saturday, December 11, 2021

I am really, really looking forward to tomorrow’s F1 race. Are you on Team Lewis or Team Max? Now let’s try some music news for December 11, 2021.

  1. For those who follow the annual UK Christmas #1 madness, here comes Ladbaby again.
  2. What are the biggest Christmas songs of the century? Here you go.
  3. How much does Mariah Carey make every Christmas? Let’s break it down.
  4. RIP Steve Bronski, co-founder of Bronski Beat.
  5. Music based on the corona virus is now being sold as an NFT. No, really.
  6. Here’s another interesting article on the rise of vinyl. (Via Mark)
  7. Has Dolby ATMOS changed the audio industry? Let’s discuss.
  8. Five reasons artists should push their music on TikTok.
  9. Universal has a plan for NFTs and avatars for its artists.
  10. Speaking of NFTs, check out Voices of Classic Rock.
  11. If you’re an indie artist, here’s how you can get verified on Twitter.
  12. This Twitter bot tweets out random Def Leppard lyrics every hour. Why? No clue.
  13. A good report: The state of sampling in 2021.
  14. Brian Adams has a new song featuring John Cleese.

BONUS: I, for one, welcome our new alien overlords.

BONUS BONUS: You’ll see. (Via Larry)

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.

One thought on “Random music news for Saturday, December 11, 2021

  • December 11, 2021 at 11:40 am
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    Max Max Max, Super Max!

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