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Random music news for Monday, March 27, 2023

When is a laptop not a laptop? This comes close. Meanwhile, March 27, 2023 is a very busy day for music news.

  1. At Saturday’s Trump rally in Waco, Texas, special guest Ted Nugent referred to Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky as a “homosexual weirdo.”
  2. Meanwhile, Ye is back on social media and ranting about Jews again.
  3. Neil Young: “Tours are no longer fun.” Here’s why.
  4. On the topic of concerts, it can actually be cheaper to fly to a foreign show.
  5. Dolly Parton and Motley Crue: Together at last. Wait–what?
  6. Alanis Morissette and professional golf: Together at last.
  7. The KISS biopic has been picked up by Netflix.
  8. “AI is the future of music–but not in the way you think.” Discuss.
  9. The future of EDM festivals can be seen in the festivals happening in Asia.
  10. Apple seems to be thinking about releasing its movies in movie theatres.
  11. Well, this is awkward. Spotify has spent less than 10% of the US$100 million it promised to spend on diversity after the whole Joe Rogan controversy.
  12. Need to test the limits of your audio system? Try these songs.
  13. Twelve artists who died–literally died–onstage.
  14. Why is the US border policy so hostile to foreign acts? It’s a mystery to most.
  15. Life after being in a punk band can include getting deep into olive oil.
  16. Another post that tries to answer the question “Why are concert tickets so expensive?”
  17. Maybe we can ask Adele about her final shows in Las Vegas about ticket prices.
  18. Jay-Z can afford to see Adele. His net worth is now US$2.5 billion.
  19. Susanna Hoffs of The Bangles has written a rock chick novel. It sound really, really good. I’ve pre-ordered it.
  20. ABBA has a favour to ask of fans.
  21. And finally, let’s look at the timeline of the Gallagher brothers feud–just in case the latest Oasis reunion rumours are true,

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