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Random music news for Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Happy solstice. That reminds me: I need to put up my Festivus pole. Moving on to music news for December 21, 2021.

  1. Where there’s a will there’s a rave.
  2. Kurt Cobain = The Batman? Apparently.
  3. Here’s a picture of Billy Corgan performing with his dad, William Sr. He died last weekend at the age of 74.
  4. Ye plans to turn all his houses into churches.
  5. And the greatest British Christmas #1 of all time is…yep. Good.
  6. Another can-you-name-that-song-on-the-internet mystery. Maybe it’s this song. (Via Tom)
  7. Does Spotify have a Gen Z problem? Maybe.
  8. Wait. TikTok is now also a food delivery app?
  9. There’s now an app for the Super Bowl Halftime Show.
  10. The latest act to perform inside Minecraft is BTS.
  11. As companies continue to buy up song catalogues, Bowie Bonds are coming back.
  12. This woman cut the Arkells Christmas singles with her own lathe.
  13. How to make music for a perfect acid trip.”
  14. What about a metal cruise this winter?
  15. This is one rockin’ hockey organist.

BONUS: Yes, Canadians pay way too much for data on our phones.

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