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Random music news for Friday, November 17, 2023

This cat might be a musical genius–or it might be broken. Your call. Moving on to music news for November 17, 2023.

  1. Seam Combs has been accused of rape and abuse by a singer once signed to his label.
  2. Martin Scorsese hosted a private memorial for his longtime friend and musical collaborator, Robbie Robertson.
  3. YouTube has a way to allow labels to block AI-generated voice clones.
  4. Concerned about fake Spotify playlists? Here’s a way to spot them.
  5. Put up a fake stream on Spotify, get charged US$10.
  6. An alleged victim of a K-pop sex abuse scandal has died, perhaps from suicide.
  7. A statue of Lemmy? It could happen.
  8. Tay-Tay’s New York City compound is worth US$50 million.
  9. And now boyfriend Travis Kelce is getting into the music business with a Christmas song.
  10. Spotify has a new report on podcast trends. Read it here.
  11. This new chip could revolutionize speakers, headphones, and earbuds.
  12. Here’s a good explaination as to why concert tickets are so expensive.
  13. No.
  14. This new software instrument from Roland contains 20,000 sounds.
  15. Gene Simmons says Kiss the Band is coming to an end. But it’s not the end for KISS the Brand.
  16. Pussy Riot brought a giant vulva to a protest. Where do you get something like that?\
  17. Remember when Gwyneth Paltrow was sued by a guy over a ski accident? The trial is being set to music.
  18. Anyone want to buy a pair of Ed Sheeran’s boxers? They’re going up for auction.

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BONUS: This is an amazing bit of editing.

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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