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Random music news for Monday, January 22, 2024

We sure have come a long way with computers, haven’t we? What about music news for January 22, 2024?

  1. Where did all the musical groups go? This is fascinating to me.
  2. Green Day: Not fans of TikTok.
  3. Speaking of which, have you tried TikTok’s AI song generator? Don’t go in with high expectations.
  4. Meta wants to develop human-level AI. What could possibly go wrong?
  5. Meanwhile, from the Black Eyed Peas has a new radio show. His co-host is an AI bot.
  6. The new singer for Sublime is Jakob Nowell, the son of original singer Bradley Nowell who died of an overdose in 1996. Can anyone name a similar situation where a son succeeds the father in a band?
  7. At work? Maybe you might like to try Spotify’s ever-changing “daylists.” Maybe you’ll get served up something like “teen angst mallgoth monday morning.”
  8. Drake lost $700,000 over the weekend betting on the wrong MMA fighter.
  9. Kanye has been flashing his new US$850,000 titanium dentures in public. They’re crazy.
  10. And then there’s this video of his “wife” in Las Vegas. And this story, too.
  11. Snoop Dogg says he and his wife turned down US$100 million to “pull that thang out” on OnlyFans.
  12. SoundHound, the Shazam competitor, may have something else up its sleeve that looks interesting.
  13. Instagram to teenagers: “GO THE F*CK TO SLEEP!”
  14. Here’s another example of a fan being an total knobhead.
  15. That’s a lot of weed, David Lee Roth.
  16. Learn about the evolution of bass players over the last 80 years in just 42 seconds.
  17. YouTube is laying off 100 people as it reorganizes its music division.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: Here’s an email I received last week from Sean. “Since installing a different privacy oriented Android browser, which also blocks app data sharing, it has blocked 20368 attempts in 7 days by Tidal to share personal data. These are even triggered when Tidal is closed. Is this typical of all music platforms? Do users know? What has this world come to?”

Can anyone answer that?

BONUS BONUS: Here’s why you should always get a home inspection before you buy.

BONUS BONUS BONUS: The creator of a “eunuch-maker” machine used it on himself.

Alan Cross

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One thought on “Random music news for Monday, January 22, 2024

  • So which browser is Sean running on his phone?


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