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Random music news for Friday, May 31, 2024

Before you do anything you might regret this weekend, you might want to look at this exposé on hangovers. Only then should you go on to music news for May 31, 2024.

  1. The Diddy situation: Here’s the latest gross news.
  2. The TikTok court fight over being banned/sold in the US will happen in September.
  3. Not only is Live Nation facing an antitrust lawsuit from the US DOJ, there’s also this class action suit filed on behalf of ticket buyers.
  4. Was an identify thief behind the effort auction off Elvis’ Graceland? Maybe.
  5. The one-and-only copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s Once Upon a Time in Shaolin will be played for the first time–in Tasmania.
  6. Do you listen to music on headphones all the time? You’d better read this.
  7. Suno, the AI music generator, just got US$125 million in new investment, even though it might get sued by the record industry.
  8. Hate how Spotify handles playback of albums? Here’s how to fix that. (Via Christopher)
  9. The Olympics are coming up in a couple of months. One of the new sports will be–wait for it–breakdancing.
  10. The Kanye nepo baby has arrived.
  11. Russell Crowe vs. the Oasis tribute band.
  12. Little Steven: “Classic rock is going to die.” Discuss.
  13. Good timesuck: Bring Me the Horizon’s new online game. The passcode can be found within the artwork of the band’s new album.
  14. “Do you need a ride to the Coldplay gig? I’m headed that way.” “Gee, thanks, Chris Martin!”

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BONUS: What’s better than Snoop Dogg in Halifax? Snoop Dogg with the Trailer Park Boys. (Via Sean)

Alan Cross

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