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Random music news for Saturday, July 22, 2023

Pandas at play. This will make you smile. So will music news for July 22, 2023–I hope.

  1. Are you a music superfan? If you are, you’re part of 15% of the population.
  2. This a brutal parody of Jason Aldeen’s “Try That in a Small Town.”
  3. More music organizations have come out demanding curbs on AI.
  4. Can we make any predictions about the future of music? This guy says “Not really.”
  5. This guy won £148 million in a lottery and used it to stage a music festival. Then his neighbours objected to the potential noise. with two weeks to go.
  6. So what do we think of the soundtrack for the Barbie movie? Here’s a review.
  7. Queen’s Brian May bought himself a £25 million birthday present.
  8. Noel Gallagher’s sh*tlist now features Adele.
  9. Have you heard the story of Mort Garson, the Canadian electronic music pioneer who composed moon landing music? (Via Andrew)
  10. If you’re planning to launch a podcast, you might want to try the Podcast Predictor first.
  11. Here come the AI-written news articles, ready or not.
  12. Music streamer Deezer has just launched a newversion of its app designed just for the car.
  13. Want some interesting music visuals? Go here.
  14. No pants?
  15. Gone all Barbie yet over the movie? Here are a bunch of songs Ryan Gosling has written.
  16. Good weekend listening: An eight-part series on the rise and fall of Britpop.
  17. Rick Astley is going to give this up.
  18. And Matt Bellamy is selling this house in Malibu.
  19. John Hinckley, the man who tried to assassinate Ronald Reagan, has a new album.

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BONUS: This guy may be the only person in the universe to never have heard The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside.” And yet…

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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