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Random music news for Monday, May 13, 2024

When do you stop being cool? Here’s the answer (at least according to one survey). Music news for May 13, 2024, is still cool, right?

  1. There was another intruder alert at Drake’s Toronto house. That’s a shooting and two attempted break-ins in less than a week.
  2. Want to feel old? Justin Bieber is going to be a father.
  3. A deaf baby was able to hear for the first time after some “groundbreaking” gene therapy.
  4. On that topic, scientists may have discovered why Beethoven lost his hearing.
  5. This is AC/DC’s new touring lineup for 2024.
  6. Apple has apologized for and pulled a controversial iPad ad.
  7. Better Noise, a company that’s been buying up song catalogues, has sold 50% of its holdings.
  8. Thanks to a Supreme Court ruling. Warner Music may have a MAJOR copyright infringement situation on their hands.
  9. Here are six reasons you might want to start listening to CDs again. (Via Ed)
  10. Want to test out some speakers or headphones? Try using these albums.
  11. Steve Marriot of The Small Faces died in 1991. His wife wants to recreate his vocals using AI but his kids are dead against it.
  12. A Lego retro radio!
  13. This will change your opinion of Karen Carpenter.Helluva drummer, her.
  14. The Offspring have completed their 11th studio album. More details to follow.
  15. Maryland is the latest state to ban “speculative” concert ticket sales and to demand all-in pricing.
  16. Bryan Adams is taking on the Canadian Armed Forces.

BONUS: If you were ever a fan of the original Monty Python, you really need to watch this. Fascinating. (Via Sean)

Alan Cross

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2 thoughts on “Random music news for Monday, May 13, 2024

  • Karen Carpenter is totally under rated on the drums. She was amazing

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  • Is Bryan Adam wearing a leather coat? (lol) Vegan coat?

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