Random music news for Saturday, January 15, 2022

Almost halfway through January. We’re making progress on winter. And we made some progress on gathering music news for January 15, 2022.

  1. Sinead O’Connor seems to be in big trouble again following the death of her son. She has checked into the hospital, though. Good.
  2. China’s recorded music industry grew by one-third in 2021. Wow.
  3. Pimco, another big investment firm, has announced that it will get into the business of buying up song catalogues.
  4. The head of Universal Music Group says that a big wave of music growth is coming.
  5. The universe hums!
  6. Ed Sheeran plans to build a burial chamber for himself on the grounds of his country estate.’
  7. No one cared about Steve Aoki’s NFT.

BONUS: If you’re into the history of technology, you really need to take a look at the history of poo.

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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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