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Random music news for Monday, May 29, 2023

It’s a stat in both the US and the UK today, but if you look hard enough, there’s still music news for May 29, 2023, to be found.

  1. An elementary school has BANNED parts of The Sound of Music. Too many Nazi references says some snowflake parents.
  2. Ever notice that Weird Al has outlasted so many of the stars he parodied? It’s not lost on him.
  3. There’s a prediction that music streaming will spike over the summer.
  4. Today’s AI story: Universal has partnered with a company that specializes in sleep playlists.
  5. Hoping for a shoegaze revival? So are these bands.
  6. If you’re a child of the 90s and love the music of this era, this article will hit awfully close to home.
  7. The bass player for this punk band was nearly killed in a VERY freak van accident.
  8. Ford stole Apple’s thunder by revealing the new version of Apple CarPlay early.
  9. This guy went all Peter Griffin and “Surfin’ Bird” on his neighbour.
  10. King Charles paid tribute to Tina Turner over the weekend.
  11. Vintage radio people will keep us informed during the apocalypse.
  12. Motorhead once had a female tour manager. She was tough.
  13. There’s a new bio coming on the mysterious doomed Nick Drake.
  14. Too much noise in your life? Move here.

BONUS: Tina Turner was big in North America. She was even bigger in Europe. Check out this Czech tribute from 1978.

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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