Well, that’s one way to take a stand on climate change. And here’s one way to look at music news for November 12, 2022.
- Tesla has applied for some telecom licenses in Canada. Here’s why.
- Lorde is the latest performer to explain how difficult it is to tour in 2022.
- A celebration of life was held for murdered Teenage Head guitarist Gord Lewis last week. It was a nice day for a party, wasn’t it?
- Spotify has redesigned its Apple Watch app.
- Speaking of Spotify, is it the next company to start laying off people? Maybe.
- Spotify is testing a new billing system for its app on Android.
- Apple Music beta–the web version–adds a “live lyrics” feature.
- The new MSG Sphere being built in Las Vegas will cost at least US$2.175 billion. It had better be one helluva music venue.
- This sounds like a musical version of a heavyweight fight in Las Vegas: U2 vs. Garth Brooks. (Via Raven)
- Cool! The sound of the Earth’s core has some pretty gnarly bass. (Via Larry)
- Remember the soundtracks from all those John Hughes films? They still resonate.
- Like deep, clear bass out of your headphones? These apparently take things to the next level.
- Billy Corgan has some thoughts on parenting.
- This AI company called Boomy says it has now created 10 million unique songs.
- SoundHound, the Shazam competitor, has announced layoffs.
- I was on The Musician’s Insider podcast. Listen here.
BONUS: Here’s an NPR interview with Bono about his memoir, Songs of Surrender.
BONUS BONUS: UK retailer John Lewis always has some very touching Christmas adverts. Here’s one for 2022 featuring an altered version of Blink-182’s “All the Small Things.”