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Random music news for Saturday, April 8, 2023

Sexy math. It’s worth your while to read this. And it’s also worth your while to browse through music news for April 8, 2023.

  1. Courtney Love posted this tribute to Kurt Cobain. It was 29 years ago today that we heard the news.
  2. A microphone (AKG D25) used by The Beatles to record “Get Back” is going up for auction.
  3. The cause of Coolie’s death has been revealed: It was fentanyl.
  4. Mick Mars is suing the rest of Motley Crue. This will get ugly.
  5. There’s not going to be a Pink Floyd union, right? Right? Wait.
  6. Love recording studios? This new book looks some of the more interesting ones.
  7. Here’s another experiment with biodegradable vinyl for records.
  8. Is social media undermining democracy? Discuss.
  9. These are NOT feel-good songs.
  10. Sales of “dumbphones” are increasing. People want to cut down on their screen time.
  11. We’re one step closer to regulating AI in Canada. This is probably a good thing because of things like this.
  12. The French courts don’t like how Google runs ads for secondary ticket sellers.
  13. Over the last three months, one TRILLION songs were streamed.
  14. From the Kanye file, we have this, this, and this.
  15. Let this be the last mention of Bored Ape.
  16. Well, this can get annoying. (Via Rick)

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BONUS: This is counterintuitive. The Ukraine tourist sector is booming!

BONUSBONUS: Peter Gabriel has released another song from his long-awaited new album, i/o.

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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