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Random music news for Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Russians are having trouble with their computer printers these days. Here’s why. Now let’s try some music news for March 23, 2022.

  1. Despite the pandemic, the global recorded music industry say revenues increase to US$25.9 billion, up 18.5% from 2020.
  2. The new Our Lady Peace hologram will feature holograms.
  3. So how do we feel about these reversible Leafs jerseys designed by Justin Bieber?
  4. Greta Van Fleet has canceled the rest of their tour because of health issues.
  5. A lot of people really don’t want Kanye to play Coachella. Check out the petition.
  6. This TikTok shows how Bob Moses wrote a song. (Via Sean)
  7. Speaking of which, maybe it’s not so smart to chase artists who go viral on TikTok. Here’s why.
  8. Oh, Maynard, you nut.
  9. Live Nation expects 2022 to be a record year for concert ticket sales globally, regardless of what’s happening in Ukraine.
  10. Donald Trump apparently discussed US foreign policy with Kid Rock because of course he did.
  11. What’s going on when it comes to the future of radio in the car? Take a look at this.
  12. Pavement’s new project is to raise money for…a cat?
  13. Wait: Pusha T wrote the “I’m Lovin’ It” jingle for McDonalds?
  14. Morrissey has announced a Las Vegas residency. I’m taking bets on how long it’ll be before he cancels them.
  15. Students at the University of South California have created a journal about the music industry.
  16. Looking for REALLY different Spotify playlists? Try Obscurify.

More news? Check here.

BONUS: NASA now has 5,000 exoplanets in its database. Anyone out there?

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