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Random music news for Friday, June 9, 2023

The biggest announcement from Apple this week? Auto-Correct will no longer default to “ducking.” About ducking time. Moving to some ducking music news for June 9, 2023…

  1. The US State Department is the latest organization to call out Roger Waters as antisemitic.
  2. Noel has challenged Liam to call him to talk about an Oasis reunion…
  3. …and then Liam responded.
  4. Mike Ness of Social Distortion has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer.
  5. Is Taylor Swift going to mess with the NBA playoffs? (Via Rick J)
  6. Need to keep your drinks cold this summer? There’s now a Slayer cooler.
  7. France-based Deezer has a strategy to identify and label “illegal and fraudulent” AI musical content.
  8. Reddit is laying off about 5% of its workforce.
  9. Are you an artist having a hard time making sure your royalties (a complex thing) are coming in? Take a look at this company.
  10. Here are the new features of iOS 17 that Apple didn’t make a big deal about this week. Some are related to music.
  11. A bit inside baseball, but interesting: The complex history of digital rights management (DRM).
  12. Spotify has predictions for the Song of the Summer of 2023.
  13. Here’s another look ahead at the next edition of Apple CarPlay.
  14. Yes, it’s very possible that Queen’s catalogue may sell for north of US$1 billion.
  15. Jared? You okay?
  16. The Rolling Stones are now offering an iced coffee kit. You read that right.

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