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Random music news for Monday, October 2, 2023

I’m in Scotland today to see a woman about a dog. See below. Music news for October 2, 2023, comes from the city of Dundee.

  1. Aerosmith has had to postpone more shows on their farewell tour because the injuries to Steven Tyler’s vocal cords is worst than first thought.
  2. Here’s a timeline of all the abuse allegations against Marilyn Manson.
  3. Meanwhile, Lizzo is trying to have the lawsuits against her dismissed.
  4. The 2023 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony will be livestreamed on Disney+. Performers will include Elton John, Dave Matthews, and Willie Nelson.
  5. Two people died and ten people were sent to the hospital after an Australian music festival. Police are investigating.
  6. Derek Smalls of Spinal Tap is back. He wants to collaborate with Mozart. Should someone tell him?
  7. Composers and composers re: AI: “Regulate, dammit!”
  8. Sony is going to release a drumless version of Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories.
  9. “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers is now 20 years old and it just won’t quit.
  10. The U.S. Government is going to take another crack at regulating ticket pricings with the BOSS and SWIFT Act.
  11. Need help writing country music lyrics? There’s now an AI app for that.
  12. Billboard has a new music trivia game.
  13. If you’re a high-end audiophile, you may be happy to learn that Lenbrook, a Canadian company, has bought MQA. (That’s really in the weeds, but if you’re into audio gear…)
  14. This site will turn famous speeches into beatbox masterpieces.
  15. Good. Right answer.
  16. Songtradr bought Bandcamp.

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BONUS: So what happened in your neighbourhood over the weekend? Anything like this?

BONUS BONUS: The dog I was talking about. She comes home with us Thursday.

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2 thoughts on “Random music news for Monday, October 2, 2023

  • Does the new addition have a name?

    Cosmo and Robbie (the Bestest Westies!) send the love!

  • That puppy is heckin’ cute!


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