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Random music news for Friday, March 3, 2023

Well, good for us! This could come in handy in the future. So might something in music news for March 3, 2023.

  1. This US bill could really, really, REALLY hurt TIkTok.
  2. Meanwhile, TIkTok has announced its new “Sounds for Business.
  3. And TikTok is taking measures to limit daily usage by young people.
  4. Blink-182 has canceled the first leg of their Tom DeLonge-is-back tour because of an injury to Travis Barker.
  5. So Ozzy might tour again? Never say never, I guess.
  6. Live music in Britain is having a serious financial crisis. It’s bad. Really bad.
  7. Ed Sheeran has one more mathematical album in him.
  8. When it comes to artists payouts for streaming, this was a good idea. Too bad it didn’t work out.
  9. On the subject of AR/VR, there’s been a leak about Meta’s roadmap.
  10. Can we use quantum computing to create music? Maybe.
  11. KISS has announced their final, final, FINAL shows. (But we’ll see about that, of course. I don’t trust ’em to quit when they say they’re gonna quit.)
  12. Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon is 50. A Toronto DJ kinda jumped the gun and gave the album its world premiere a few days early back in 1973. Maybe you remember him.
  13. Emo: It just won’t die.
  14. So what kind of music should King Charles have at his coronation? People have thoughts.
  15. Even classical music fans have to deal with a**holes at live events.
  16. A good point: Did Justin Bieber sell his catalogue for US$200 million because of his health issues?

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Alan Cross

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