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Random music news for Friday, May 24, 2024

This woman was arrested for vicious assaulting a man with a cinnamon bun. On to music news for May 24, 2024.

  1. Taylor Swift’s backstage rider has been revealed. It’s…bananas.
  2. “Are kids losing their love of music?” This is a very interesting and disturbing discussion.
  3. Interesting: “Why Gen Z now loves Creed and Nickelback.” What happened?
  4. Will AI disrupt the music industry? Maybe not like everyone thinks.
  5. Were you following the unveiling of Apple’s 100 Greatest Albums list? I’m not impressed. Others aren’t, either.
  6. Sony is suing Marriott Hotels for unauthorized use of music in its social media posts.
  7. The band that allegedly inspired Bryan Adams’ “The Summer of ’69” is reuniting.
  8. I love this: A bridge in Winnipeg may soon be named “Bachman-Turner Overdrive.” (Via Christopher)
  9. As everyone expected, here comes the KISS avatar show–and it’s going to Vegas.
  10. Alex Van Halen is going to sell a ton of his gear next month. (Via Tom)
  11. And if you love rock memorabilia, check out this list.
  12. Here’s a look at the Drake-Kendrick Lamar feud from a Canadian legal point of view.
  13. Remembering Hamilton’s Copps Coliseum as it undergoes major renovations.
  14. A mother of five has been charged in the murder of former Helix guitarist Daniel Fawcett.
  15. The cicada-opolypse has begun. This is what it sounds like.

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BONUS: This is an interesting use of digital music making. And it actually sounds quite beautiful. (Volume up!)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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