I knew my daily nap could be justified! I’ll be having another one today–and you should, too. Now off to music news for October 20, 2021.
- More than a third of UK music industry workers lost their jobs in 2020. That works out to 69,000 jobs.
- The major labels will be watching this UK government study into streaming. They won’t be happy.
- The KLF are at it again when it comes to a proposed documentary.
- A Belgian radio station named one of its programs “King of Pop.” Michael Jackson’s estate squashed that.
- Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx has a new book that apparently has some juicy secrets.
- Phil Collins’ obsession with The Alamo has landed him in trouble with the woke crowd.
- Peleton now has Beyonce-focused workouts.
- This IKEA lamp plays Spotify.
- There’s a new official Apple polishing cloth for all device screens. And it’s just CAD$25! Jeezus…
- Apple has clarified how automatic downloads for podcasts from Apple Podcasts work.
- There’s been another big transaction when it comes to selling song catalogues. This one is worth US$1.1 billion.
- This Toronto Mike podcast on radio and song selections is worth your time.
- And this is a good look at musicians and life expectancy. (Via Chris)
- Amazon Music has turned on spatial audio for listeners.
More news? Check here.
BONUS: How many gloves can you wear before you can’t play “Enter Sandman” anymore? (Via Larry)