Random music news for Saturday, January 28, 2023

  1. Is everyone wrong to hate Ticketmaster? Discuss.
  2. If you’re a Pink Floyd fan, you’ll want to see this on the band’s 50th anniversary edition of Dark Side of the Moon.
  3. Rick Astley vs. Yung Gravy. Rick is upset that Gravy imitated his vocal style.
  4. Cool! A “rhythm-action” game featuring the music of Nine Inch Nails and the Black Keys.
  5. Is George Santos (the lyin’ liar who lies) trying to hide his Spotify account?
  6. Then again, EVERYBODY seems to be “Spotify snooping.”
  7. This company is working with artists and DJs to help lower emissions and carbon footprints.
  8. Billy Corgan’s old apartment in Soho (NYC) is for sale for almost US$11 million.
  9. This new CBC series, How to Fail as a Popstar, looks like it could be fun.
  10. There’s new awards program for music photography.
  11. Important: Mental health tips for touring musicians.
  12. Do you have “sound rage?
  13. Jeezus, Kanye. Really? Really?
  14. Jeezus, Phil Anselmo. Really? Really? You should get together with Kanye.
  15. Mick Jagger is launching his own line of harmonicas.
  16. Leave Britney alone!
  17. Oh, dear.
  18. Put it away, Iggy.

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BONUS: Another rock’n’roll movie. Daisy Jones & the Six, based on the novel of the same name, is coming to Amazon Prime. (Via Sean)

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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