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Random music news for Saturday, March 12, 2022

Does anyone else find it strange that news networks will show the uncut carnage from Ukraine but if there’s any swearing in the clip they’ll bleep that out? So a “fuck” or “shit” expressed in horror is more offensive than the death of innocent people? Weird. Now let’s move on to music news for March 12, 2022.

  1. Here are more thoughts on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and music.
  2. Interesting: The White House has briefed TikTok stars on what’s going on in Ukraine.
  3. So why are so many artists being encouraged to sell their song catalogues? Here’s a theory.
  4. The opening lyric to Serbia’s Eurovision entry is “Koja li je tajna zdrave kose Meghan Markle?” In English: “What is the secret of Meghan Markle’s healthy hair?” (Via Popbitch)
  5. A study says that music really can chill you out and calm anxiety. Well, duh.
  6. Here’s something cool I did not know about AM radio.
  7. Remember Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem from The Muppet Show? They’re getting their own TV show.
  8. The Red Rocks Amphitheatre has dropped their palm scanning system that had replaced concert tickets.
  9. Drake is selling his California mansion. Take a look at what you can buy.
  10. This weird Finnish EDM performer managed to hijack an untold number of Spotify playlists.
  11. Another ode to the CD.
  12. Paul Stanley from KISS: Not a fan of Kim Kardashian.
  13. How rock music managed to survive two years of COVID.
  14. Jeezus. WHY?

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