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Random music news for Saturday, January 13, 2024

A new Star Trek movie is in the works! It’ll explore the beginnings of Starfleet. And music news for January 13, is all done.

  1. How many heads have exploded because of the new Little Nas X video?
  2. Before he died, Neil Peart finished another book. Silver Surfers, a meditation on his love for cars, will be out in May.
  3. Meanwhile, Alex Lifeson is worried about arthritis affecting his guitar playing.
  4. These were the most-searched songs in the US in 2023.
  5. Machine Gun Kelly has a new “razor blade” guitar design. He’s getting flack for it.
  6. It was David Bowie’s birthday earlier this month. Were he still alive, AI says he would look like this at age 77.
  7. “Tech tantrums” by kids. It’s a thing.
  8. Microsoft is now a bigger company than Apple–for the moment, anyway.
  9. ByteDance, the owner of TikTok, is shutting down its streaming service Resso in India after a dispute with the government.
  10. Twitch, the Amazon-owned streamer, is laying off at least 500 people.
  11. Fun: What’s left of the original World Wide Web from the 1990s? Let’s find out. The very first website is still up.
  12. It appears that Gen Z is getting into jazz.
  13. Elton John is having a garage sale of sorts.
  14. Tracy Hurly was a publicist for Depeche Mode, Prince, and George Michael. He was also the co-founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum.
  15. Speaking of George Michael, here comes the ABBA-like hologram.
  16. Lisa Marie Presley’s memoir will be published posthumously.
  17. Imagine this media circus.

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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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