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Random music news for Saturday, April 20, 2024

Happy Record Store Day! Here’s what’s happening in music news for April 20, 2024.

  1. This a good Record Store Day-related article. I can relate.
  2. Only about 13% of indie artists can afford to release physical product like vinyl.
  3. James Hetfield of Metallica has a new tattoo. It incorporates ashes from Lemmy.
  4. Kanye has been accused of punching a guy in the face.
  5. Taylor Swift fans will buy EVERYTHING. See?
  6. Looking for a London-style double-decker bus with a psychedelic paint job? Paul McCartney has one for sale.
  7. This guy was once in a metal band. He’s now a train conductor.
  8. Some TikTok creators are really being hurt by the Universal Music ban.
  9. Those creators might want to try Epidemic Sound’s royalty-free music. They could use the help.
  10. Blur wasn’t happy with the reception they got at Coachella last week and let the crowd know. Who else has done this? Thanks for asking.
  11. Thoughts on this playlist for increasing your productivity at work?
  12. “Is your love of live music wrecking your hearing?” Discuss.
  13. Warren Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway love radio. Here’s why. (Via Bobby)
  14. A Frank Sinatra biopic with Leo DiCaprio? Could happen–with Martin Scorsese, of course.
  15. Truth: Millennials and Gen Z are still listening to radio.
  16. Kate Pierson of The B-52s is selling her desert hideaway.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: Skynet-style robots still have a way to go–but they’re getting there. Stay to the very end to see what I mean. (Via Sean)

Alan Cross

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