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Random music news for Monday, June 10, 2024

This new map plots penis and breast sizes around the planet–and where they’re getting bigger and smaller. Moving on to music news for June 10, 2024…

  1. Condolences to everyone at The Zone#91-3 (a longtime Ongoing History affilate) on the death morning host Dylan Willows from cancer.
  2. “Why is Taylor Swift so big?” Let’s talk about that.
  3. The Black Keys have split with their managers. Does this have something to do with the canceled tour? I’d think so, right?
  4. “Manipulated streams” continue to be a big problem for artists and the streaming platforms. Here’s an explanation of that and a list of the most-manipulated songs.
  5. “Where’s My #!&$% Car Radio?!” Discuss. It’s rather worrisome.
  6. Meanwhile, SiriusXM has reached a $3.3 million settlement with the Canadian Competition Bureau over “drip pricing.”
  7. New stat: Canadians listen to an average of 8.2 podcast episodes per week.
  8. A young country fan was in a coma after a car accident–until he heard Zach Bryan’s song “Revival.”
  9. Fifty-three years between albums? That’s a bit of a hiatus, innit?
  10. On that note, a collaboration between David Byrne and Devo finally get a proper release after 27 years.
  11. Dolly Parton, the musical. It’s happening.
  12. David Bowie developed another addiction after he kicked booze and drugs. I get it.
  13. Has anyone ever performed a concert in the middle of Bermuda Triangle before? It’s now been done.
  14. Going to a show at The Sphere in Las Vegas? You might want to refrain from bong rips while you’re there. Here’s why.
  15. FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, WHY?

BONUS: Geography can be fun! (NSFW)

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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