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Random music news for Monday, June 26, 2023

A new piece of jewelry dated to 42,000 years ago has been found. It’s…interesting. So is music news for June 26, 2023.

  1. A petition has been started to get the Foo Fighters to play halftime at the Super Bowl next year.
  2. There’s another petition that wants facial recognition technology banned at live events.
  3. Not a rickroll. It was far more entertaining.
  4. Lewis Capaldi had a rough time at Glastonbury. Here’s why.
  5. Warner Brothers wants to sell at least half of its music and movie publishing assets.
  6. This could be the most intense nightclub in the world. Then again, it’s in Ukraine.
  7. In hard (boiled) news, the singer from this Australian band set a record for eating the most boiled eggs in one sitting.
  8. Ozzy got the bull.
  9. This will be the next big biopic. Girlband fans of the 90s are freaking out–and so are the streaming services.
  10. A year ago, the metaverse and Web3 was the biggest thing. Now? Not so much. See?
  11. However, we still have virtual events like this being planned: a digital in-app concert on Spotify.
  12. Prince Harry had some interesting ideas for guests on his and Meghan’s Spotify podcast.
  13. Here’s a rough legal guide to the use of AI in media and entertainment.
  14. Crossing the border with weed is still a problem, especially if your big hit is “Because I Got High.”
  15. Rhino Records is releasing some quadraphonic LPs like it’s 1973.
  16. Apparently younger people need a tutorial on how to rip a CD.
  17. The Grunge Wars.” Discuss.
  18. Korn is now in the clothing a shoe business with Adidas.
  19. If you’re looking forward to Spotify’s new high-res audio, better read this.

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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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