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Random music news for Monday, October 30, 2023

Cool! Fun internet artifacts. (Via Rick J) Also cool: music news for October 30, 2023.

  1. It’s almost Halloween. Spotify has this new haunted playlist.
  2. Meanwhile, Spotify is mulling not paying some artists entirely.
  3. The Feds have told the CRTC not to regulate personal podcasts under Bill C-11.
  4. There will be a reorganization of the Hipgnosis song fund. This could really get really hairy if the company is wound down.
  5. Britney Spears says she is “going spiritual” for a while.
  6. Keifer Sutherland is the narrator on a new docuseries on the murder of John Lennon.
  7. Things are rough for Justin Timberlake these days since the publication of Britney’s memoir.
  8. The US Government continues to go after Live Nation about ticketing fees.
  9. Collaborative playlists are coming to Apple Music with iOS 17.2.
  10. What’s next for Apple’s AirPods? Let’s take a look.
  11. Meanwhile, Earbuds is an Austin-based company that can help create playlists, find songs, and discover cool new tracks via a new AI assistant. It was designed by a former NFL offensive tackle.
  12. The Kanye-Adidas settlement battle continues.
  13. How many people work as content creators? Far, far more than you might realize.
  14. There’s a Depeche Mode music video collection coming.
  15. FileWarez, a notorious piracy site, has finally been shut down.
  16. Threads has 100 million monthly active users. Really? Active?
  17. Want to fly on a private jet with KISS? Now you can!
  18. SLAYER skateboard gear!
  19. Meanwhile, In Utero is the subject of serious re-evaluation. People are much kinder to it today. (Via Gilles)
  20. Want to stream the 30th anniversary edition of Nirvana’s In Utero complete with the 56 unreleased tracks? Here you go.
  21. Taylor Swift is now officially a billionaire. You can dig deeper here.

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BONUS: This is an interesting factoid about horror movies as we head into Halloween.

BONUS BONUS: Richard Mille, the maker of fine timepieces, has a new devil horns model.

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One thought on “Random music news for Monday, October 30, 2023

  • The Boyz (Cosmo and Robbie) want articles on your doggos. They don’t listen to music – LOL


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