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Random music news for Saturday, July 15, 2023

This family company has been making sausages for 500 years. Music news for July 15, 2023 is much fresher than that.

  1. This one company says it has created 100 million AI-generated music tracks.
  2. Thinking about starting a podcast? Take a look at this.
  3. Not only could Taylor Swift’s tour top US$1 billion in ticket grosses, so might Beyonce. (Via Greg)
  4. Tay-Tay is being haunted by some of Britain’s weirdest (read: coolest) musician.
  5. Ten ways not to be an a-hole at concerts. Please read.
  6. “Amazon is sucking music dry.” Discuss.
  7. Also discuss: Overrated rock guitarists.
  8. Heading to Europe? Here are the continent’s nine best hotels for music lovers.
  9. If you’re a Canadian artist, you know all about FACTOR. Here’s how the organization is trying to revolutionize music funding in the country.
  10. And if you’re a Trent Reznor/NIN fan, you need to listen to this interview with Rick Rubin. It’s two hours but worth it. (Via Sean)
  11. Damon Albarn is working on an opera.
  12. Wait: Bowie was almost in Lord of the Rings?
  13. You just knew this was coming.
  14. So how is Threads doing? Here’s another analysis.
  15. Need relaxing? Try LofiATC. It combines gentle music with air traffic control communications. You can set it to various airports, too.
  16. Music + Scientology trauma = This documentary.

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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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