Random music news for Saturday, February 27, 2021

Can’t stand the cold? It could be genetic. Now some music news for February 27, 2021.

  1. Live Nation is optimistic about the return of concerts. They sold 170,00 tickets for UK festivals in just three days.
  2. A good thing, too, given that the UK music industry has had its worst year ever. (Mind you, it’s been the same worldwide.) (Via Sean)
  3. Alice Cooper remembers the glory days of Detroit rock.
  4. Meanwhile in Japan
  5. This new book offers both career and health advice for musicians.
  6. UK 1, stream rippers 0.
  7. Brian May of Queen: “Depressed? Try gardening.”
  8. Lady Gaga has a real estate portfolio worth US$28 million.
  9. A Scientology jazz band? Yep. (Via Sean)
  10. See what you can afford if you’re a Chainsmoker?
  11. “Is there any music TikTok can’t break?” Discuss.
  12. A German radio DJ got in trouble for comparing BTS to the coronavirus.
  13. Smart glasses might be coming from Facebook later this year.
  14. A free tier on Apple Music? Never!
  15. Another interview with Merch Mercuriadis on why he’s buying up classic songs.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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