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Random music news for Friday, October 20, 2023

The hottest thing on TikTok right now? Dimple makers. Moving to music news for October 20, 2023…

  1. There will be a TV special on the new Rolling Stones album.
  2. Will Madonna headline Glastonbury 2024? Maybe.
  3. Gord Downie’s daughter has shared some of her father’s creative advice.
  4. “Funflation?” What’s that? Oh.
  5. GROSS, Ozzy.
  6. The “My Poops” nightmare seems to be over. The Black Eyed Peas are relieved, I assume.
  7. Snapchat finally allows websites to embed content. About time.
  8. A French court has ordered a defunct file-sharing site to pay damages of €489 million. Good luck collecting on that.
  9. There’s something of an INXS reunion happening.
  10. Chuck Norris will appear in a new movie with…Vanilla Ice? Yep.
  11. There’s a new biography of Lou Reed coming.
  12. Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus says he had to learn to sing and play bass following his chemo treatments.
  13. Anthropic is an AI company that just received a US$4 billion investment from Amazon. Universal Music Group is now suing them.
  14. Who wins this drum-off? The horse or the goat?
  15. Fun fact: You can only reach Dolly Parton by fax.
  16. An old Michael Hutchence bicycle is going up for auction for charity.
  17. How did this high school convince so many big bands to play there? Damn cool, this.
  18. Did Travis Kelce shove Tay-Tay’s bodyguard during a date night? Let’s ask.

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Alan Cross

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