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Random music news for Friday, July 8, 2022

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  1. A deaf musical? Yes! (Via Sean)
  2. And on that note, Chris Martin and Coldplay have been working on concerts for the deaf.
  3. RIP Manny Charlton, founder and guitarist with Nazareth. He was 80.
  4. Carlos Santana continues to recover from collapsing of heat exhaustion the other night.
  5. Rihanna is now America’s youngest self-made billionaire.
  6. I wonder how many musicians will take advantage of this when they die.
  7. Here’s a problem with streaming that not enough people are talking about.
  8. It’s been 25 years since the first Lilith Fair. Here’s a look back. (Via Peter)
  9. Speed dating at Lollapalooza? Check out this site.
  10. One in three US music listeners discovers new music through Twitch.
  11. The story around these (possibly fake) Michael Jackson songs is…weird.
  12. The Dead Kennedys are reissuing the classic Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables.
  13. These are apparently the best face masks for concerts and festivals.
  14. Here are some suggestions for fixing broadcasting in Canada.
  15. Note the Benny Hill theme.

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BONUS: Did you feel a shift in the reality of the universe this week? Some people claim something happened. (Via Larry)


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