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Random music news for Monday, March 20, 2023

Looking for a new car? How about this monster fitted with a 27 litre engine from a tank? Now how about some music news for March 20, 2023?

  1. The latest dynamic pricing concert ticket headache involves Drake.
  2. The US Copyright Office has ruled that “copyright can protect only material that is the product of human creativity.” That that, AI.
  3. On the same topic, DJ David Guetta is now using AI to create music.
  4. Well, this should be an interesting music conference. I mean, who wouldn’t want to go to a place called “The Devil’s Arse?”
  5. Courtney Love wrote an opinion piece for The Guardian on the lack of women in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  6. And Chrissie Hynde has some unkind words for The Hall.
  7. Nickelback beat a plagiarism charge regarding their song “Rockstar.”
  8. Duran Duran are reuniting with John Taylor (who is ill with prostate cancer) to record new music,
  9. Martin Scorsese has a new documentary on the New York Dolls’ David Johansen. Watch the trailer.
  10. Ford is moving away from providing AM radio in their vehicles–even the non-electric ones.
  11. Bryan Cranston wants to play Willie Nelson in any upcoming biopic. He’d also like to play Gordon Lightfoot.
  12. Brad Pitt is helping with the restoration of an iconic recording studio in France.
  13. This Texas woman is the oldest female DJ in the world.
  14. Tool is back in the business of selling fetus skulls. You read that right.
  15. A gangsta bagpiper? Yep
  16. Billie Eilish, acclaimed actor.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: Jamie Lee Curtis won an Oscar. Where she displays it is her business.

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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