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Random music news for Tuesday, December 20, 2022

So that’s where that spare USB cable went. Good to know. And here’s some music news for December 20, 2022, that’s also good to know.

  1. Russia is sending musicians to the front lines in the Ukraine war to boost morale. And you think you have a bad job.
  2. Meanwhile, Ukraine chose its Eurovision 2023 entry from a contest held in a bomb shelter.
  3. RIP Rick Anderson, founding member and bass player for The Tubes.
  4. Number 9 Audio Group, a Toronto recording studio, was hit by a devastating fire this past Saturday night.
  5. Online and IRL abuse of Canadian media is out of control. What’s wrong with people?
  6. There’s a new book called You Started It which details rock’s most bitter feuds.
  7. Rock stars are twice as likely to get divorced than the average person.
  8. If you’re a fan of the Monty Python classics, “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life,” read this.
  9. I guess this is what you call “performance art.”
  10. More US states are banning government employees from having TikTok on their government-issued devices.
  11. Alberta’s Christmas carol truck.
  12. Need some exciting music to carry you through the holidays? Here are some suggestions.
  13. A cathedral school in Germany has decided to allow girls into the choir after 1,000 years.
  14. Adele is about to launch a line of lingerie.
  15. Mullets. Lots of them.

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BONUS: What would happen if a needle traveling at the speed of light hit Jupiter? It wouldn’t be good.

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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