Random music news for Monday, November 27, 2023

Faced with a charging Rhino? Better be able to reverse your Jeep fast. Take your time with music news for November 27, 2023.

  1. Is the music industry finally having its #MeToo moment? It sure looks like it.
  2. Moscow has put a hit out on a Ukranian singer for spreading false information about the Russian military. (I.e. she was telling the truth.)
  3. A stampede at an Indian music festival killed at least four people.
  4. Organizers of the Taylor Swift concert in Brazil where a woman died are under investigation.
  5. There’s a new report on “re-imagining music venues” in Toronto. This is important.
  6. And there’s a new study on the mental wellbeing of UK musicians. It’s pretty distressing.
  7. Imagine being in a stadium and this happens. (Via Rick J)
  8. The key to longevity as a music musician? Becoming a “quiet legend.”
  9. If you’re looking for a gift idea for the musician on your list, this little baby will do just fine.
  10. Nice weight loss, Busta Rhymes!
  11. In search of some tacky and expensive Elvis jewelry? Here you go.
  12. Interesting: Why Young Thug’s RICO trial could have an impact on Donald Trump.
  13. Interesting headline: “California woman, 35, and 21-year-old lover are accused of stabbing her husband to death outside his front door – hours after she posted Selena Gomez song ‘Single Soon’ on Instagram.”
  14. Apple Music has made some important updates to its NowPlaying app that you should know about.
  15. Drake is raking in the bucks. (Rick J again)
  16. Everyone has been talking about the split, lawsuit, and restraining order involving Hall and Oates. Time for a review of some of muisc’s biggest spats.
  17. What does Universal REALLY think about AI-generated music? This.
  18. Not very sportsmanlike, Rod Stewart.

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BONUS: The winning photograph in the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards is a kangaroo playing air guitar.

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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