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Random music news for Thursday, January 12, 2023

I guess this is good news. Isn’t it? Music news is always good. Here’s what’s happening on January 12, 2023.

  1. Did pirates sing sea shanties? I know you’re dying to know. (Via Christopher)
  2. A 50th anniversary edition of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon is coming this year.
  3. Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham reunited after Christine McVie died. What will this mean for Fleetwood Mac? Anything?
  4. A good punk band can play a gig anywhere–including on a commuter train.
  5. If you’re going to buy a turntable, please get something better than this.
  6. BetMGM, the betting app, has become the first mobile betting app to sell concert tickets.
  7. Here’s a story that encourages parents to observe how their kids are consuming music. Things are changing.
  8. Rick Rubin has a new book of wisdom.
  9. These five numbers will be very important to the music industry in 2023.
  10. Apple says that 80% of subscribers to Apple Music listen to spatial audio. Full report here.
  11. This metal band had their album stolen and re-posted on streaming music services under a different name and with altered song titles.
  12. Fall Out Boy is teasing a new album by sending fans seashells in the mail.
  13. Funko Dolly.
  14. This kid. Wow.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: Is this real? No one can tell.

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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