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Random music news for Friday, May 10, 2024

One of the people running for president in the US found a dead worm in his brain. No, not him. Or him, either. No worms in music news for May 10, 2024. (Oh, and happy 90th, Dad!)

  1. If some of your devices (including wireless internet and GPS) go wonky today, this could be the cause. In fact, it could get very werid today.
  2. The original long-lost version of The Beatles’ Let It Be film is now streaming on Disney+.
  3. The Paris Olympics are coming. Here’s how the Olympic theme is composed. (Via Sean)
  4. I never thought of this: What is the environmental impact of AI-generated music?
  5. There’s yet another university course on Taylor Swift. This one looks at Swiftonomics.
  6. A new book on the history of Lollapalooza is coming next year.
  7. Nine wrongful death suits related to the Astroworld festival disaster have been settled.
  8. How many subscriptions have you forgotten about but are still paying for? Read this.
  9. Live Nation and Goldman Sachs love the prospects for live music. Others? “Not so fast…”
  10. Wait: People don’t know how to pronounce “Spotify?”
  11. Why is The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside” such an enduring hit in the UK? Let’s investigate with science!
  12. Another example of why you should always proofread your tattoos.
  13. Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee have been playing Rush songs together–but fans shouldn’t get excited.
  14. Is this a sign of Taylor Swift fatigue?
  15. This Firefox user kept 7,500 tabs open on the browser contstantly open for two years.

BONUS: How do records work? This girl needs a tutorial.

The Starbucks is what seals the deal for me
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Alan Cross

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