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Random music news for Thursday, April 7, 2022

Wait. A new DeLorean? And an electric DeLorean? Coooooool.

  1. There will be a big Global Citizen-organized event (featuring Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, and many others) that will raise money for Ukrainian refugees. (Via Oreo)
  2. Ed Sheeran won his “Shape of You” plagiarism case. Good.
  3. This passport photo of Ian Curtis of Joy Division was taken three days before he died in 1980. It’s now up for sale.
  4. No Doubt bass player Tony Kanal has an interesting (and scary, obviously) stalker problem.
  5. Whoa. Here’s a story about a dying man’s search for an obscure song. Can you help?
  6. This English indie rock guitarist admitted to killing a woman in a random stranger attack.
  7. Paul McCartney’s lyrics for “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” are going up for auction for US$425,000.
  8. And something cool has happened to Macca’s childhood home.
  9. Toronto stadiums will soon be less overwhelming on a sensory level. Here’s why.
  10. The misery of touring: This article brings up some very good points.
  11. This is good: Justine Bieber is offering free therapy for his crew and his fans.
  12. Metalheads will be pleased to see this new “melting face” emoji.
  13. This Kurt Cobain interview from 1993–one of his last–offers some new insight into his personality.
  14. Primus 1, QAnon 0.
  15. Very soon, digital monsters like Google and Facebook will have to pay Canadian news publishers for using their content.

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BONUS: Great. Did they not read The Three Body Problem?

Alan Cross

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