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Random music news for Tuesday, December 27, 2022

We still have a few days to go, but these are probably the best news bloopers of 2022. And once you’re done, move to music news for December 27, 2022.

  1. RIP Maxi Jazz, singer with Faithless. This is my favourite song from them.
  2. An Irish singer from the 70s and early 80s died saving two boys in the Mexican surf last week. (Via Chris)
  3. A Kurdish singer was killed in that mass shooting in Paris last week.
  4. Let’s not forget the Donald Trump legal issue with Eddie Grant’s “Electric Avenue.” He had to testify in the lawsuit.
  5. Country star Zach Bryan has a new live album called All My Homies Hate Ticketmaster.
  6. Sorry, Mariah. You had it coming.
  7. Any idea what’s going on with Britney Spears?
  8. Wait–what? TikTok ADMITS to spying on US citizens?
  9. You can now rent out a house owned by Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers–but it will cost you.
  10. There’s a second lawsuit filed by Swifties over the Ticketmaster Taylor Smith tour fiasco.
  11. YouTube is testing a new “live lyrics” feature. (Via Andrew)
  12. Want to know more about Dolby ATMOS and Spatial Audio? Here’s a quick primer.
  13. If you’re heading out to buy any second-hand vinyl soon, read this first.
  14. Morrissey chaos: He’s split with his label, his management, and say Miley Cyrus wants her guest spot removed from his upcoming album.

BONUS: You’ve got to be kidding…

BONUS BONUS: Next year.

Alan Cross

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