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Random Music News for April 7, 2014

The week starts with stuff like this:


  1. The Red Hot Chili Pepper say that they’ll have new music out in September.
  2. Jay Z was caught wearing some jewelry that has pissed off some people.
  3. What’s this about Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow having an open marriage?
  4. Deborah Harry is bisexual. Who knew?
  5. Radio is still doing well when it comes to listening levels.
  6. What’s the hold-up with YouTube’s proposed music streaming service.
  7. Charges of antisemitism inside the classic lineup of KISS.
  8. Bette Midler is the latest artist to complain about streaming music services.
  9. Why it’s tough to be a music groupie in Kuwait.
  10. How metal became the biggest thing in Bangalore, India.



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