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Random music news for Saturday, November 25, 2023

Bill Gates has some observations about how AI is going to change the way we use computers. Let’s observe music news for November 25, 2023.

  1. On that topic, here’s a good question: Can sampling survive the introduction of AI?
  2. I LOVE this: How a Taylor Swift reporter should report on Taylor Swift.
  3. The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan is out of the hospital–again (he’s been in and out of care for almost a year). This time, he was suffering from encephalitis.
  4. Meanwhile, Ozzy can’t figure out why he’s not dead yet.
  5. David Letterman is afraid of Green Day drummer Tre Cool. Here’s why.
  6. Eminem seems to be readying a TikTok thing of some sort.
  7. Sonos will soon have some US$400 headphones and a TV set-top box.
  8. Coldplay is offering free tickets to some Australian fans who missed their show in Perth because of flight cancellations.
  9. And when they played Malaysian, officials had a “kill switch” ready just in case Coldplay did something offensive. Let that sink in for a moment.
  10. The four remaining members of BTS have enlisted for their military service.
  11. Survey: Nearly 95% of all internet users also use social media.
  12. Here’s some analysis of the Puff Daddy sexual assault lawsuit that came and went in a day.
  13. How movies use music to manipulate our feelings.
  14. Cool concept: An all-metal screaming service. (Another one, actually. Previous attempts have failed.)
  15. Here comes another “modern rock opera.”

More music new? Look here.

BONUS BONUS: These things are disappearing because millennials aren’t using them. They’re just refusing to pay.

BONUS BONUS BONUS: Dudes: Are you sure you want to go into space?

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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