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Random music news for Thursday, April 6, 2023

Slow WiFi? Just wait until we get to WiFi 7. Now let’s look at music news for April 6, 2023.

  1. A couple of jailers in Oklahoma City have been convicted of torturing inmates by playing “Baby Shark” on a loop.
  2. How is Taylor Swift getting on stage for her Eras tour? It’s weird. Trust me.
  3. And the Donald-Trump-got-arrested songs just keep coming. (Via Sean)
  4. Travis Barker and wife Kourtney Kardashian have a TV show. Here’s a trailer.
  5. Thanks to ChatGPT, the Furby uprising is upon us. (Via Rick J)
  6. Here’s a dude who really, really wanted to get into a Megan Thee Stallion show.
  7. This is good news for the Glastonbury Festival.
  8. What do all the TikTok bans really mean? Digital supremacy.
  9. TIkTok has also been fined for misusing data they gathered from children.
  10. Think going on tour is fun? Think again.
  11. And then there’s this story about…well, you’ll see.
  12. What’s going on in the world of AI and music? There’s this and this.
  13. What about VR? Adoption is not going well with teens.
  14. Lynyrd Skynyrd will continue to tour even though there are no longer any original members in the band.
  15. Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It” will be used in a campaign to ban assault rifles in the US.
  16. These guitars are…weird.
  17. This could really, really change the game when it comes to gathering ratings for radio.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: A cover of Blondie’s “Heart of Glass” sung in Inuktitut.

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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