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Random music news for Monday, February 5, 2024

Monkeys. They’re awful, dirty creatures. Music News, on the other hand, is pretty cool. Here’s what’s happening on February 5, 2024.

  1. Grammy news: Killer Mike was led away in handcuffs as part of a “citizen’s arrest.” Wait–what?
  2. Grammy news; Not only did Joni Mitchel peform but Celine Dion made a shock appearance.
  3. Let’s ask the question: What impact would a Taylor Swift endorsement have on the US presidential election? Discuss.
  4. A lot of the AI-generated Taylor Swift porn came from a free Microsoft tool. The company says they’ve fixed the problem.
  5. A Taylor Swift superfan proves his knowledge of her lyrics by setting a world record. Er, good for you?
  6. Want to rent Ozzy’s West Hollywood condo? You can–for US$9,500 a month.
  7. TikTok is a much quieter place now that Universal Music has denied use of its songs on the platform.
  8. The could soon be a trial over who actually owns the rights to the Nirvana smiley face design.
  9. Someone has to say it: Too many 2024 festivals have signed underwhelming headliners.
  10. The lawyers for ex-Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer have requested that his sentencing for his January 6 crimes be delayed.
  11. A thrash metal drummer has cost Elon Musk US$56 billion. Good for him.
  12. A KISS superfan had an interesting Queer Eye experience.
  13. Here’s why artists need to be very, very careful when signing autographs. You could end up married against your will.
  14. Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue won a legal victory over a stalker.
  15. This is fun: Led Zeppelin’s original Atlantic Records contract from 1968.
  16. Why is clubbing dying? Because young adults would rather go to bed early.
  17. Don’t get a Spotify tattoo. Here’s why.
  18. Please leave Tom Petty alone, Lara Trump.

Random music news for Saturday, February 3, 2024

BONUS: Snoop and the doggs. Well, puppies.

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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