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Random music news for Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Here’s how that “I’m not a robot” checkbox really works. Cool. And here’s how music news works for December 29, 2022.

  1. Jeremiah Green, drummer for Modest Mouse, is battling cancer. Stage four, too.
  2. And this metal drummer collapsed onstage as the result of a “cardiac event.”
  3. A man was stabbed to death in the middle of a dancefloor of a club in Birmingham UK.
  4. If you’re a radio person (and a lot of readers of this site are) and you’ve never read “The Broadcaster’s Poem,” here’s your chance.
  5. Let’s take a look at music revenue for 2022. What does it foretell for 2023?
  6. Is there any point in releasing a new album in December? Discuss.
  7. Here are three ways music and the metaverse are coming together.
  8. Vinyl outdid CDs in the UK for the first time in 35 years thanks to Taylor Swift.
  9. I wonder what these Goths asked Santa for Christmas?
  10. The regime in Iran has musicians “in the crosshairs.”
  11. Some universities have banned TikTok because of concerns about data theft.
  12. Speaking of TikTok, look what those damn kids are doing now.
  13. Cannibal Corpse Frisbees!
  14. The biggest shred…in the world.
  15. This woman wants to make Elon Musk pay for his sins.

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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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