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Random music news for Friday, April 7, 2023

The latest target of Florida’s anti-woke crusade? The Rocky Horror Picture Show. When you’re done facepalming, move on to music news for April 7, 2023.

  1. Donald Trumps uses a David Bowie song in an event. Bowie’s estate: CUT IT OUT!
  2. This guy made over £1 million from selling fake vinyl. He got busted. (Via Rick J)
  3. TuneIn Radio has added 120,000 audio books.
  4. Is this really the best use for AI?
  5. Aw, Gene Simmons. You genuinely nice softy.
  6. Meanwhile, this feud between Ace Frehley and Paul Stanley continues to heat up.
  7. A guys vows to toll Drake until he agrees to subsidize public transit in Toronto.
  8. The BBC has thoughtfully ranked all the songs for Eurovision 2023.
  9. Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson is engaged to be married for the third time.
  10. Diddy is paying Sting $5,000 a day. Here’s why.
  11. This looks interesting: Survivors of the Manchester bombing are suing conspiracy theorists.
  12. What happens to boy bands when their fans grow up. This awful fate.
  13. It’s possible that AirPods will soon get a touchscreen on the case.
  14. One more: The most iconic album covers of all time.

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Alan Cross

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One thought on “Random music news for Friday, April 7, 2023

  • I think that the iPod case with the touch screen is basically an iPod Nano with detachable speakers!

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