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Random music news for Saturday, May 11, 2024

Time to hoard: A Sriracha shortage my be looming. No shortage of music news for May 11, 2024, though…

  1. Brian Wilson is suffering terribly from dementia. He’s been placed in a conservatorship.
  2. RIP Dennis Thompson, drummer for the MC5.
  3. These are the Eurovision finalists for 2024. This will be gloriously weird. Again.
  4. Israel is one of the finalists despite all kinds of protests. (Via Christopher)
  5. These Eurovision stars are working to rebuild Ukraine.
  6. Here’s more on the Steve Alibini who died this week.
  7. How can Drake bounce back from this stupid feud with Kendrick Lamar? Let’s explore that.
  8. Creed used to be hated. Why is their return being heralded as the greatest thing ever? Discuss.
  9. If you’re looking for something new and interesting, check out the new wave of rock coming from Kenya.
  10. People aren’t too happy with Apple’s new iPad commercial.
  11. An analogue revival is inevitable. Here’s why.
  12. Wireless earbuds are turning out to be an environmental issue.
  13. Not everyone is thrilled with SXSW having an event in the UK.
  14. Spotify’s changing royalty rate payments is being met with opposition.
  15. There’s a new Queen concert film that was shot in Montreal. (Via Sean)
  16. It’s take a look at Modest Mouse’s Ice Cream Party studio.
  17. A Conan O’Brien metalcore song? Sort of.

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BONUS: Not exactly Star Trek technology, but this is cool.

BONUS BONUS: The self-proclaimed “best whistler in the world” may have a point with his cover of the guitar solo in “Sweet Child O’ Mine.” (Via Kieran)

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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