Random music news for Thursday, March 24, 2022

No, no, no, and no. Yes to music news for March 24, 2022.

  1. Kid Rock and Tucker Carlson, together at last. Great. (Via Sean)
  2. In-car listening to the radio is at a low point. Blame COVID, I guess.
  3. Let’s talk about Toronto’s ambitions of being a “music city.”
  4. The next biopic project? Could be Dolly Parton.
  5. Apple has expanded Shazam into concert discovery.
  6. Another thing for the lawyers: Who owns machine-created music?
  7. “Free” streams (think Spotify’s freemium tier) paid the record industry US$4.6 billion last year.
  8. Scientists have turned spiderwebs into music. Could this be a way we could end up talking to them? (Via Andrew)
  9. The CEO of Hillsong, Justin Bieber’s one-time church, has resigned after an internal investigation.
  10. Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” plagiarism case has concluded. Here’s a summary of what happened.
  11. This is shaping up to be a very interesting Ukraine benefit concert.
  12. Miley Cyrus’ plane had to make an emergency landing after it was struck by landing.
  13. Ed Robertson of the Barenaked Ladies helped out in the creation of the official Rush pinball machines.
  14. Here’s another way of connecting artist and fans: RockStock.
  15. The next Sum 41 project will be a double album.

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BONUS: As a long-time sufferer of kidney stones–I do NOT wish that kind of pain and surgery on anyone–I love this.

BONUS BONUS: Well, duh.

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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