Random music news for Thursday, October 13, 2022

Great. Are we really talking about this now? Please make it stop so we can enjoy music news for October 13, 2022, in peace.

  1. Is there any hope for Kanye? I don’t think so. The dude is really struggling.
  2. Ticketmaster’s “dynamic pricing” model is under fire in the UK.
  3. Here’s how streaming platforms control the music industry with playlists.
  4. And has streaming made it harder to discover new music? (Hint: Yes.)
  5. Maybe TikTok isn’t helping music. Here’s why.
  6. Brad Pitt is now in the recording studio business. Looks like a fine place.
  7. Are you one of those rare people who can make your ears rumble? Check it out. (Via Larry)
  8. This legal case involving Prince and Andy Warhol is interesting.
  9. Why are small music venues closing down? Here’s why.
  10. iPhone users are finding this to be…awkward.
  11. Need some new impractical jewelry? Here are new pieces based on The Beatles, The Stones, and Elton John.
  12. And the biggest-selling vinyl single in the UK this year will be…oh, of COURSE.
  13. Here’s a complicated copyright lawsuit that has a mother going against daughter over a classic song.
  14. Green Day seems to be hinting about a 25th-anniversary commemoration of the Nimrod album.
  15. I wish this was real. (Raven)

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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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