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Random music news for Wednesday, May 18, 2022

As an introvert myself, I can identify with this. Now some music news for May 18, 2022.

  1. Limewire is back–but its (legal) game is NFTs, not file-sharing.
  2. The guitar that broke up Oasis sold for US$390,000.
  3. Dave Krusen, the guy who played drums on Ten and then got fired, sat in with Pearl Jam.
  4. Because if it’s not on Instagram, it never happened. So it’s on Instagram.
  5. If you’re a vinyl fan, there’s this British white label charity auction.
  6. The Wire magazine has now been around for 40 years.
  7. Here’s a complete history of the now-dead iPod.
  8. The iPod is gone–but podcasts are getting bigger.
  9. Johnny Lydon is still bitching about the new Danny Boyle Sex Pistols bio series.
  10. This is an interesting use of Muppets. (Via Rick J)
  11. A university course in the Tragically Hip? Yep. (Via Oreo)
  12. Is Spotify about to raise prices?
  13. If you’re into concert photography, then you should read about Richard Beland.
  14. Another Iron Maiden colouring book is on the way.

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BONUS: Now THIS is ping-pong! Wow.

Alan Cross

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