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.
- Did pirates sing sea shanties? I know you’re dying to know. (Via Christopher)
- A 50th anniversary edition of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon is coming this year.
- Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham reunited after Christine McVie died. What will this mean for Fleetwood Mac? Anything?
- A good punk band can play a gig anywhere–including on a commuter train.
- If you’re going to buy a turntable, please get something better than this.
- BetMGM, the betting app, has become the first mobile betting app to sell concert tickets.
- Here’s a story that encourages parents to observe how their kids are consuming music. Things are changing.
- Rick Rubin has a new book of wisdom.
- These five numbers will be very important to the music industry in 2023.
- Apple says that 80% of subscribers to Apple Music listen to spatial audio. Full report here.
- This metal band had their album stolen and re-posted on streaming music services under a different name and with altered song titles.
- Fall Out Boy is teasing a new album by sending fans seashells in the mail.
- Funko Dolly.
- This kid. Wow.
BONUS: Is this real? No one can tell.