Random music news for Saturday, March 18, 2023
BOOM! And BOOM AGAIN! Now we move to music news for March 18, 2023.
- General Motors is going to integrate ChatGPT in future vehicles.
- Meanwhile, check out the Human Artistry Campaign, launched by 40 organizations at SXSW this week. They’re worried about AI taking over the creative space, including the making of music.
- Bono: Sorry/not sorry for U2’s grandiosity.
- Did you watch The Last of Us on HBO? Spotify has been tracking the popularity of songs used in the show. Depeche Mode and Pearl Jam must be happy.
- Need help in creating playlist? This app might help.
- Apple is once again the favourite place to get podcasts, taking the lead back from Spotify.
- Brazil is finally cracking down on music pirates. At least a bit.
- Here’s a good review of U2’s Songs of Surrender. I think it’s spot-on.
- Roger Waters is threatening to sue the German government over concert cancellations.
- “Agent Elvis?” Coming to Netflix.
- Coming up this winter, Stanford University will offer a new course that will spend ten weeks examining a single Taylor Swift song: “All Too Well (Ten Minute Version).” (Via Popbitch)
- Want AI to write you a song based on your parameters? Go here.
- Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense, maybe the best concert film of all time, is coming back for its 40th anniversary.
- The 10 heaviest bands of all time? Discuss.
- A “biofeedback stage show?” What is that, Peter Gabriel?
BONUS: Some gym bros believe that eating dogfood for protein is a good thing.