Random music news for Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Five hundred terabytes can be stored on this disc about the size of a toonie. Anyone want to calculate how many MP3s that is? Or maybe we’ll just move on to music news for November 2, 2021.

  1. This was Paul McCartney’s speech when he inducted The Foo Fighters into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  2. And Bryan Adams didn’t appear for the Tina Turner tribute because he tested positive for COVID.
  3. Slash and most of his band, The Conspirators, have been diagnosed with COVID.
  4. And KISS has canceled their Las Vegas residency over COVID controversies and the death of a guitar tech.
  5. Careful with this.
  6. It’s predicted that in-game audio ads will become an important thing for artists.
  7. Marilyn Manson went to church. Kanye Ye’s church.
  8. Kanye Ye is selling a fleet of cars.
  9. Adele has set a new record for pre-ordered/pre-paid albums on Apple Music for her upcoming release, 30.
  10. Vevo says these are the artists to watch in 2022.
  11. Is Facebook disrupting itself out of business? Quite possibly.
  12. This real-life radio station thinks it’s in Back to the Futureand it is!
  13. Some interesting thoughts on re-inventing/re-imagining radio.
  14. Jay-Z vs. the perfume company.
  15. Here’s a great read on the legendary Canadian cult metal muscle man Thor.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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