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Random music news for Thursday, April 11, 2024

Wait. That’s not an eclipse. Those are testicles. Someone at that Mexican TV station probably got fired for that. This, however, is definitely music news for April 11, 2024.

  1. Another big winner with this week’s solar eclipse? Pink Floyd and “Eclipse” from Dark Side of the Moon.
  2. Anyone want a free .music domain?
  3. Spotify is removing songs over streaming fraud. Problem is that some of these songs are legit.
  4. The streaming music world is slowly being upended. Here’s how.
  5. Meanwhile, Trent Reznor is not a fan of streaming.
  6. Ozzy has a new internet TV show coming.
  7. A new bill in the US could force developers to disclose when they use copyrighted music to train their AI models. As they should, right?
  8. Mitch McConnell: Not a fan of TikTok.
  9. Eurovision has a social media problem this year with targeted death threats.
  10. Peleton is now a media company? That’s the argument.
  11. Americans spend an average of $91 a month on streaming subscriptions.
  12. A rock resurgence? Here’s another person who thinks it’s happening.
  13. Want to stream Coachella? Here are these times for this weekend.
  14. Here’s the lineup for this year’s Sled Island in Calgary.
  15. It’s not a Lemmy doll. It’s a Lemmy figurine like your mom’s Hummels.

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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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