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Random music news for Thursday, August 3, 2023

This is a handy map that shows the cheapest prices for Apple products around the world. And this is a handy roundup of music news for August 3, 2023.

  1. It looks like all news in Canada will be removed from Facebook and Instagram with weeks.
  2. Snoop Dogg is now officially Skechy. (Yes, I spelled that right.)
  3. Muse vs. Malaysia.
  4. It’s one thing to be a hardcore Tool fan. It’s another thing to do this. (Via Tom)
  5. A study says that 27% of indie musicians are already using some form of AI tools.
  6. Lollapalooza is this weekend. Billie Eilish’s set will be solar-powered.
  7. Does anyone in the music industry really know anything? Maybe not. (Via Paul)
  8. Nice one, Tay-Tay. Good job. That’s a lot of well-deserved bonuses.
  9. Meanwhile, body-positivity promoter Lizzo is facing some sexual harassment accusations from dancers from one of her tours. It’s escalating, too.
  10. That’s a gruesome piece of band merch, don’t you think?
  11. Keith Richards’ 1972 Ferrari is up for sale.
  12. Air Canada is adding Apple TV+ to inflight entertainment systems.
  13. Here are more details on the relaunch of the print version of The NME.
  14. When it comes to the Hollywood writers/actors strike, musicians are hurting, too. Here’s why.
  15. Mud? We got mud.

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BONUS: Admit it. This would be pretty cool. (Via Tom)

Alan Cross

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