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Random music news for Friday, January 5, 2024

Psychic 1, Fox News and Donald Trump 0. As for music news on January 5, 2024…

  1. Michael Jackson’s name showed up in some Jeffrey Epstein documents.
  2. Was this terrorism outside a concert in New York state?
  3. Elvis fans are not happy about Hologram Elvis.
  4. Watch this 17-year-old guy from the Niagara area of Ontario cover Tool’s “Fear Inoculum.”
  5. Wanna by the house of late ZZ Top bass player Dusty Hill? You can for US$4 million.
  6. Music NFTs: Not dead yet for some reason.
  7. Eminem vs…Real Housewives? Yes.
  8. Lenbrook, a Canadian audio company, has launched a new initiative to promote Hi-Res Audio technology. Good. Everyone benefits from better-sounding music.
  9. Which entertainment apps share the most data with third parties? Spotify and YouTube are at the top.
  10. Country is the number one radio format in the US. You’ll never believe what’s number two. Or maybe you will.
  11. One of the biggest radio groups in the US is about to file for bankruptcy. This is not good, obviously.
  12. Know anyone like this? I do.
  13. Hearing aids may help you live longer. Who knew?
  14. The Harvard University course on Taylor Swift is so popular that they’ve put out the word that they need more teaching assistants.
  15. Microsoft is about to add an artificial intelligence key to keyboards for Windows 11 machines and beyond. The last time they did something like this was with the Windows key 30 years ago.

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BONUS: How much might Michael Jordan’s sneaker collection go for at auction? Maybe as much as US$10 million.

BONUS BONUS: Here’s an in-depth look at the kid who broke Tetris. It’s fascinating. Meanwhile, a second person has just beat Tetris already.

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