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Random music news for Tuesday, March 1, 2022

I just read that the question mark is derived from a cat’s tail–as the cat is walking away. Is that true? I can’t unsee that–and now neither can you. Best distract yourself with music news for March 1, 2022.

  1. Worried about WWIII? So were we back in the 80s. See?
  2. Amazon Music is about to become the second biggest music streamer in the US behind Spotify. When they get there, Pandora will be knocked down to third and Apple Music will be a distant fourth.
  3. TikTok has just extended their maximum video length to 10 minutes. That’s a BIG shot at both Instagram and YouTube.
  4. There’s been a big executive defection from Spotify to YouTube Music.
  5. John Dolmayan of System of a Down says “COVID is and always has been about money“…
  6. …but try telling that to Eddie Vedder.
  7. U2’s first-ever demo recording from 1978 has been uncovered. Listen to a snippet here. (Via Aaron)
  8. A-ha: The documentary.
  9. Five things you should know about storing vinyl albums.
  10. So what’s Dave Grohl talking about this week? This.
  11. Snoop Dogg may have a lawsuit on his hands over an Uber Eats delivery.
  12. An important question: What is Canadian content in the age of the internet?
  13. Kanye’s Donda 2 tops the piracy charts.
  14. Have you found yourself becoming more sensitive to noise since the pandemic began? If so, you’re not alone.
  15. I wish I had cool teachers like this.
  16. LinkedIn now has a podcast network.
  17. Turns out we have a region of the brain that responds to singing.

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BONUS: You know who’s being hurt because of Russia’s stupid invasion of Ukraine? OnlyFans models.


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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