Random music news for Wednesday, February 23, 2022

When we die we dream? This is equal parts cool and creepy. Moving on to music news for February 23, 2022.

  1. RIP Gary Brooker, lead singer of Procol Harum. He was 76. Cancer.
  2. Apple might launch their mixed reality headset later this year.
  3. Spotify’s Car Thing device is now on sale.
  4. What’s Spotify up to with this?
  5. Beware musicians hyping cryptocurrency.
  6. TikTok is experimenting with videos that are 10 minutes long. Is this really a good idea? Isn’t that called “YouTube?”
  7. You knew this was going to happen: Britney Spears just got a US$15 million book deal to talk about her conservatorship situation.
  8. There’s now a podcast about the Joe Rogan podcast.
  9. And then there’s this video that brings together all of Joe Rogan’s COVID rantings.
  10. The British live music industry wants ongoing COVID support.
  11. This is how movie scores are written? Wow.
  12. Bring Me the Horizon did very well reducing touring emissions.
  13. If you’re thinking about going to Glastonbury this year, tickets will go sale March 1.
  14. The people who were bilked by the Fyre Festival are getting pitiful compensation cheques following the class action lawsuit.
  15. Are these the 50 best rock videos of all time?

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BONUS: Lewdle is the Wordle-like game that only uses words too dirty to use in Wordle.

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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