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Random music news for Tuesday, February 1, 2022

It’s not a bug, it’s a feature. No, wait. It’s a bug. Meanwhile, music news for February 1, 2022 is working fine.

  1. Concert ticket sales in Canada are still lagging even though things might be getting better.
  2. Who else beside Neil Young and Joni Mitchell challenge music industry dogma? This is a good read.
  3. An interesting watch: Joe Rogan vs. Neil Young and Tom Cruise.
  4. Justin Bieber bought a Bored Ape NFT for US$1.29 million. That’s 300% more than market price.
  5. If Adele never plays Las Vegas, it could cost Caesars Palace US$150 million.
  6. Good news: Mark Hoppus’ battle with cancer is behind him and he’s once again in a music-making headspace.
  7. Guess which is the most popular band played on rock radio worldwide. It’s Queen.
  8. Someone needs to teach Ted Nugent the definition of “communist” again.
  9. Is Silverchair about to make a comeback? Maybe.
  10. Aw. Sweet.
  11. In China, Tesla is selling microphone for in-car karaoke.
  12. Hey! What’s wrong with Snoop Dogg performing at the Super Bowl?

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BONUS: Watch for this kid. Look at the determination on her face! (Via Larry)

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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