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Random music news for Tuesday, December 7, 2021

This is some serious “the truth is out there” sh*t. Thoughts? Let me know after you look at music news for December 7, 2021.

  1. Neil Young has a little pity for Trump supporters. But only a little.
  2. This shows you how much artists believe the Grammy Awards are still relevant: Drake has withdrawn his 2022 nominations.
  3. Not a good look, Justin Bieber.
  4. And this doesn’t make Marilyn Manson look any better, either. In fact, this is really, really, REALLY bad.
  5. Adele’s 30 is still at number one on the American album charts. But look who’s in at number 10.
  6. Here’s the BBC’s annual list of artist to watch in the next 12 months.
  7. Angry Eddie. (Via Tom)
  8. Flashback to 1983: David Bowie calls out MTV on its lack of diversity. (Tom again)
  9. Live Nation just got bigger and more powerful.
  10. What do you supposed “the world’s leading music metaverse” will look like?
  11. Interesting idea: A radio format for the work-from-home crowd. What would that sound like?
  12. This is quite brilliant: A mix of audio from every year starting in 1939.
  13. How did these guys steal US$20 million from YouTube?
  14. Xmas gift idea suggested by musicians.
  15. And what about box sets? Glad you asked.

BONUS: We have a new second-tallest skyscraper in the world.

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Alan Cross

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