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Random music news for Thursday, August 31, 2023

An interesting observation: The Hollywood actor’s strike has triggered a spike in plastic surgery appointments. On the other hand, music news for August 31, 2023 remains unaffected.

  1. What does radio do about AI? Discuss.
  2. Got a podcast? This new AI tool sounds interesting.
  3. And maybe the AI revolution won’t come as fast as we think. Discuss.
  4. This could be the thing that helps Dolby ATMOS go mainstream.
  5. Italian paps are having fun following Kanye and his “wife” Bianca Censori around.
  6. Remember Glee? Rating the most awful covers.
  7. Sciatica 1, Adele 0.
  8. Eminem to Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy: “Cut it out or else.”
  9. Speaking of unwanted raps, let’s see what’s happening at conservative news outlet OAN. Oh, my…
  10. John Kezdy, frontman for the punk band The Effgies, has died after he biked into an Amazon delivery band that was parked in a bike lane.
  11. Ah, the 1970s… (Via Tom)
  12. Auditions for a “global girl group” are coming. Yes, it’s a K-pop initiative. And yes, it’s possible to have a K-pop group with no members from Korea. See?
  13. Imagine going into the pit at metal show and finding this guy moshing next to you.
  14. A Canadian radio legend is getting a big tribute on September 17.
  15. What is it with right-wing country hits these days?

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BONUS: Which countries are the most sexually liberated? Here’s a list. (Canada is #20.)

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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