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Random music news for Monday, September 25, 2023

This jacket keeps you cool in the heat by using beer. No, really. Moving on to music news for September 25, 2023…

  1. Sex Pistol Glen Matlock has a memoir. It will be the basis for a new documentary.
  2. Britney Spears’ people don’t want her to sit down for a 60 Minutes interview. Here’s why.
  3. It’s official: No one has played more shows in Las Vegas than Barry Manilow.
  4. YouTube has just announced five new editing and creation tools. And they’re free.
  5. This new bill before the US Government could change the way artists are compensated for streaming.
  6. Geddy Lee is going on tour. A spoken word tour.
  7. Remember MGMT? They might be back.
  8. Another lawsuit for Lizzo.
  9. The Barenaked Ladies are having porn troubles on Reddit.
  10. Landon Barker, son of Travis, just released his debut single.
  11. A good article: The role of AM radio in baseball history.
  12. Ticketmaster has a plan to deal with scalpers for the upcoming Olivia Rodrigo tour.
  13. Meanwhile, the IRS is looking at people who resold Taylor Swift tickets.
  14. “We’re teaching music to kids all wrong.” Discuss.
  15. On that topic, hip-hop was nearly killed by public education.
  16. It’s the end of the DVD era for Netflix.
  17. Finally, something just for Finnish hillbillies. (Via Rick J)

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BONUS: The CIA has secretly been keeping tabs on both Adam and Eve and the end of the world.

BONUS BONUS: Weird British place names. A lot of them are very rude.

BONUS BONUS BONUS BONUS:: The scariest sound in the world.

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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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