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Random music news for Friday, January 19, 2024

There are rumours that the James Webb Space Telescope may have spotted life! Some kind of bio-signature of…something. Prepare to welcome our new alien overlords. As for music news for January 19, 2024…

  1. If we must, here’s a deconstruction of Taylor Swift’s hits.
  2. This may upset you: Uber-rich people being offered uber-expensive stuff for free.
  3. Kanye: Still nuts and getting nuttier.
  4. Scar Tissue, the best-selling Anthony Kiedis autobiography, has been optioned for a movie.
  5. Start a concert late, get sued by the audience. Right, Madonna?
  6. What’s the future of music and media? Let’s take a look,
  7. What about music and AI in 2024? Let’s discuss that, too.
  8. Gotta love this Ukrainian musical duo. Never say never.
  9. Ever fancied being a music manager? Read this.
  10. This British indie band plans to give away a new song every day for a year.
  11. “Michael Bublé Was Almost Attacked by a Polar Bear While Drunk on the Beach.” Wait–what?
  12. This looks interesting: A new Broadway play about making music in a rock band.
  13. Imagine having this painting by all four Beatles in your collection.
  14. Brian “Head” Welch of Korn has partnered with a mental health treatment centre.
  15. Pitchfork has been folded into GQ. This looks ominous.
  16. Mötley Crüe opened a virtual museum. It’s called The Crüeseum, of course.
  17. Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth really don’t like each other. (Via Tom)
  18. Think you know “Bohemian Rhapsody?” Not like this guy.
  19. Ever watch Clarkson’s Farm on Amazon? If so, this musical item is for you.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: The science is finally in. Here’s why weed causes the munchies. (Via Christopher)

BONUS BONUS: Did you catch Green Day’s NYC subway gig? The new album, Saviors, is out today.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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