Random music news for Thursday, November 24, 2022

US Thanksgiving. That means nothing but turkey and football from there. Music news for November 24, 2022, has been source from other places around the world.

  1. Can you imagine the mood of Twitter employees who have to work over the US Thanksgiving weekend? They’ve got issues and fires everywhere. (Via Andrew)
  2. What would breaking up Ticketmaster and Live Nation actually accomplish? Read this.
  3. Nevertheless, there’s a US Congressional committee looking into Ticketmaster.
  4. Could Apple end up buying Disney? Feel free to speculate wildly.
  5. Have you heard YouTube’s new start-up sound?
  6. Air Canada has finally launched live in-flight TV for news and sports. About time.
  7. Get ready for all kinds of news and nostalgia about the 40th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s Thriller album.
  8. Beware “voice phishing” on dating apps. Here’s what I mean by that.
  9. Using music as a medicine: It’s a powerful tool.
  10. EVERYONE will be able to vote for Eurovision in 2023. That’s a big change.
  11. Morrissey has canceled more days on his current tour. Shocked. I’m just shocked.
  12. Things just keep getting worse (in a #MeToo way) for Arcade Fire’s Win Butler.
  13. How did the name “Donald Trump” end up in the lyrics of the livestream of an Elton John show? Human error? Suspicious.
  14. Will electric cars doom AM radio? Discuss.
  15. This kid is eight. EIGHT!

More music news? Go here.

BONUS: What’s it like to be in a car crash coma? This.

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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