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Random music news for Saturday, September 2, 2023

If you’re prone to procrastination, read this. Not later, NOW. And then read music news for September 2, 2023.

  1. Why does Spotify struggle to make money after so many years? This explains the problem.
  2. A new sports-and-music radio format from…Garth Brooks? Yes.
  3. Taylor Swift’s Eras tour + Beyonce’s Renaissance tour + Barbenheimer = US$5 billion to America’s GDP.
  4. There’s a new David Fincher Netflix movie that features a soundtrack by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
  5. Since it’s Labour Day Weekend, it’s time to declare the Song of the Summer. Is this it?
  6. That’s a LOT of beer for two guys at a music festival. (Via Rick J)
  7. Looking for a job in the music business? Here are some tips.
  8. Here’s how the CRTC plans to implement Bill C-18, otherwise known as the Online News Act.
  9. How should radio evolve with AI? Let’s discuss.
  10. Maynard from Tool has opened a new luxury wine-making facility. (I’ve had his stuff. It’s very good.)
  11. How did Doja Cat end up with an album cover almost identical to that of a German hardcore band?
  12. Let’s get noisy and look inside the homes of seven rock stars.
  13. Once junk, vintage record players could now be worth a lot of money.
  14. Kanye’s “wife” is really enjoying the paparazzi attention in Italy.
  15. Elon’s “Project 42” is secret–and weird.
  16. So how is Threads doing? Oh.
  17. 50 Cent probably wants that microphone back.
  18. If Elvis were still alive, he’d be 88 and would probably look like this.
  19. Nickelback’s documentary will debut at TIFF. And they’re going to play in the street.
  20. An ABBA reunion? Maybe? Sort of?

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: The rapper who cut off his junk before jumping from a balcony. Yes, there were drugs involved.

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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One thought on “Random music news for Saturday, September 2, 2023

  • Procrastination? Yeah, I’ll read it later.

    No, really – LOL


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