Random music news for Tuesday, November 23, 2021

In coding? Then you might want to meet Marty the Moose. If not, there’s still music news for November 23, 2021, that needs your review.

  1. Here’s even more on the current vinyl shortage. Vinyl will be very expensive this Black Friday.
  2. Legendary indigenous Canadian singer Buffy Sainte-Marie is getting her own commemorative stamp from Canada Post.
  3. Elon Musk once sent a memo to Tesla employees about the joys of listening to music while you work.
  4. Roger Daltrey of The Who thinks the internet could lead to “the end of our civilization.”
  5. Axl Rose is grieving the lost of his cat, Dexter.
  6. Is WinAmp coming back? Maybe.
  7. Remember the time SNL almost managed to get The Beatles back together? Watch this.
  8. Why did Duran Duran ever allow this?
  9. Yeah, this is familiar. (Via Andrew)
  10. Good news: Tidal’s upcoming free tier will not be funded by ads.
  11. The guy who drove that SUV into all those people in Wisconsin has been identified as a rapper who goes by the name MathBoi.
  12. U2 is reportedly working on a new album.
  13. Fun: The most popular cars in music videos by genre.
  14. The Nevermind baby lawsuit has been amended. Something to do with Kurt Cobain’s diaries.
  15. Are wired headphones about to make a comeback? Maybe.
  16. The Brits have announced that they’re removing gendered awards for 2022.

BONUS: The Intel 4004, the first computer on a chip, is now 50 years old.

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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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