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Random music news for Monday, June 5, 2023

A brutal truth about Al Pacino becoming a father at age 83. And here are more brutal truths when it comes to music news for June 5, 2023.

  1. This company wants to use AI and neuroscience to identify music that works best for advertising.
  2. Meanwhile, this company wants to fix all the metadata tagging in the world’s music. I’m all for that.
  3. The adorable Linda Lindas played the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
  4. Wait: If Noel Gallagher doesn’t have a driver’s license, how did he get dinged for six points?
  5. Physical music is not dead. In fact, far from it. This analysis shows why.
  6. A Springsteen fan handed in his dissertation to…Springsteen. In the middle of a concert.
  7. Billy Joel will end his 10-year-long monthly residency at Madison Square Garden by July 2024. That’ll be 150 shows.
  8. A Milli Vanilli doc is finally being made.
  9. Alan Wilder, ex of Depeche Mode, is asking £4,500,000 for this house.
  10. Rihanna for the win over Taylor Swift.
  11. If you’re going to give radio listeners advice, it better be proper advice. Otherwise…
  12. Dolly Parton has more entries in the Guinness Book of World Records than you might imagine.
  13. There are money/legal problems in K-pop Land.
  14. Chris Shiflett of the Foo Fighters has launched a new guitar-based podcast called “Shred with Shifty.”
  15. This is gonna take the productivity out of your Monday.
  16. You are never too old to cover Slipknot.
  17. The hottest source of new music these days? Mexico.

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BONUS: Was this the worst band in the world? Maybe. (Via Rick J)

Alan Cross

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One thought on “Random music news for Monday, June 5, 2023

  • I highly doubt that anyone is going to be take those records from Dolly any time soon. Wow, some of them are extremely impressive for anyone!


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