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Random music news for Friday, December 8, 2023

I swear if I hear that Kars for Kids jingle ONE MORE TIME the dark mist may descend before my eyes. I will not be held responsible for my insane actions. Fortunately, I was able to complete music news for December 8, 2023 before anything terrible happened.

  1. Diddy’s legal situation continues to worsen Now 50 Cent is doing a documentary on Diddy’s alleged sexual assaults.
  2. Holy jeebus! More accusations!
  3. Preserving AM radio in cars would have almost made into law in the US if not for this one guy.
  4. A new study finds that lyrics can be an important therapeutic tool for young people.
  5. When it comes to AI, is the music industry repeating past mistakes?
  6. What’s the top music for fitness classes? Still pop.
  7. Looking for a new Bluetooth speaker? This one comes with a light show and “aromatherapy diffusion.”
  8. So which member of the Chili Peppers got hurt so bad that there will be no shows for the next six weeks?
  9. There’s a TV series based on Pussy Riot in the works. (Via Shaun)
  10. “An argument for handcrafted radio.” Discuss.
  11. Remember this rule: The camera is always on.
  12. First Spotify announced it was laying off 17% of its staff. Now Tidal is dumping 10% of its staff. What’s happening in the world of streaming?
  13. Shazam now has 300 million regular users.
  14. Wait: I thought music-based NFTs were dead? Apparently not.
  15. Nice one, Kardinal Offishall! We need more of this.

BONUS: No. Just…no. (Via Christopher)

Alan Cross

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