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Random music news for Friday, September 15, 2023

Have you heard about the Peruvian alien bodies? I want to believe. However, we should probably not get too excited and stick with music news for September 15, 2023.

  1. The Milli Vanilli documentary is coming to Paramount+ next month.
  2. That’s a no-no Bo-bo.
  3. Here’s another example of how the music charts are broken. Should artists and labels be allowed to juice things like this?
  4. “Taylor Swift is a snake–in the most positive way!” Discuss.
  5. Taylor Swift is going after Trump. He’s toast.
  6. Mick Jagger just sold his Miami house for US$3.25 million. (Via Rick J)
  7. “Corporate Goths.” They’re a thing.
  8. Hate your job? Imagine being Kanye West’s building contractor.
  9. In defense of white noise: Discuss.
  10. A British radio personality told British MPs that there’s a “tidal wave” of sexual assault stories from the music industry waiting to be told.
  11. Atlantic Records, one of the most important labels of all time, is turning 75. The company is releasing 90 special LPs on vinyl.
  12. Huey Lewis talks about his hearing loss. “I can’t hear music at all.”
  13. One of Mexico’s biggest singing stars has been threatened by a drug cartel: “Stop singing disrespectful El Chapo songs.”
  14. The Hipgnosis Song Fund is selling 29 song catalogues. The music and investment industries are watching closely. And here’s your chance to own “Super Freak” by Rick James.

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BONUS: You mean I’ve been wasting money on expensive running shoes?

Alan Cross

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