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Random music news for Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Pong, the first computer video game, is turning 50. I feel old. On a more contemporary note, here’s music news for December 7, 2022.

  1. A petition to have Kanye’s music removed from all streaming platforms is picking up speed.
  2. A new book on the album covers of Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin will be here soon.
  3. Bookmark this: A site that will help you find just about any song featured in just about any movie or TV show.
  4. There’s a K-pop war raging on Spotify over this year’s Wrapped report. This is getting ugly.
  5. Which artists will be big in 2023? The BBC’s Sound of 2023 list is out.
  6. What’s the state of album listening these days? Check out this article.
  7. I knew that the Evanescense album Fallen was big, but I didn’t know it was this big.
  8. The guy who shot Lady Gaga’s dog walker has been sentenced to 21 years in prison.
  9. Now THIS is a Slipknot fan!
  10. How much are a pair of Steve Jobs’ old Birkenstocks worth to you?
  11. This is why you don’t bring Western cultural items (like music, movies, and TV) into North Korea. Yikes.
  12. I gotta start using this feature of my Apple Watch. I had no idea…
  13. Robbie Williams and Jimmy Page are neighbours and really don’t like each other. They’re fighting again.
  14. No.

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Alan Cross

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One thought on “Random music news for Wednesday, December 7, 2022

  • >I gotta start using this feature of my Apple Watch. I had no idea…

    PLEASE don’t be that guy. In your own home? Ok. Use it in public? You should be drawn and quartered like all the stupid T-mobile “Push to talk” losers back in the day who felt like everyone around wanted to hear their conversation. THE worst.


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