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Random music news for Friday, October 6, 2023

Gross. Just…gross–because it’s probably true. Moving on to music news for October 6, 2023…

  1. The new version of a program called Synplant allows you to “grow” sounds.
  2. A new report calls for the “reinvention of live music venues” in Canada.
  3. If you’re feeling lucky and looking for a new sample for your next hit, take a listen to this. (Via Rick J)
  4. AI has been used to figure out what members of the 27 Club (artists who died at that age) would look like today were they still alive.
  5. TikTok is changing the way artists want their stages designed. Details here.
  6. Is this the worst video game song of all time?
  7. This could certainly be an interesting streaming royalties case.
  8. Amazon is getting out of the live radio game.
  9. Cowboy Junkies are dealing with a COVID outbreak.
  10. Well, thank God the pooping camel/Black Eyed Peas lawsuit is over.
  11. Wait: Metallica was once in a TV commercial with John Cleese? Here’s proof.
  12. A cool list of masked rockers without their masks.
  13. Interesting: Top 40 radio is suffering from a shortage of hits.
  14. Lemmy: The book.
  15. Me? I just wish everyone would stop about Tay-Tay, Travis Kelce, and the NFL. But the NFL loves it.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: Blink does The Ramones.

Alan Cross

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