Random music news for Wednesday, February 16, 2022

This is a pretty extreme sort of initiation ritual, don’t you think? While you try to keep your food down, ponder this music news for February 16, 2022.

  1. Kim Kardashian is honestly afraid that someone will try to hurt Pete Davidson because of Kanye’s Twitter rants…
  2. …and now Kanye is asking that no one do anything stupid.
  3. This MAGA author got roasted on Twitter for his stupid comments about the Super Bowl halftime show.
  4. Gavin Rossdale is creating his own cooking show.
  5. Phoebe Bridgers is involved in a defamation suit from a sound engineer.
  6. America wants to launch its own version of Eurovision.
  7. Love emojis? Another 112 new characters are about to appear on your iPhone.
  8. Wanna buy Flea’s California home? It’s for sale.
  9. Here’s a good in-depth interview with Stevie Nicks.
  10. If you’re a musician, you might want to listen to this podcast on navigating the music industry.
  11. Madonna was annoying to this radio station. It paid off.
  12. Rammstein’s new album is delayed because of a paper shortage.
  13. Is anyone surprised that Bez from The Happy Mondays spent weeks hiding in a cave?
  14. Pete Townshend is not down with the upcoming biopic on Keith Moon.
  15. SoundCloud is having a very happy moment right now. What might they have planned?
  16. K-pop streaming is up 27% year-over-year on Spotify.
  17. Ringo has some new Beatles pictures for us.
  18. Need to edit music fast and easily? Check out this app.

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BONUS: Copyright law is weird. And broken.

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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