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Random music news for Thursday, February 22, 2024

  1. Beats (which is owned by Apple) has a new multi-year deal with Major League Soccer.
  2. Apple Music has a new thing called Replay that allows you to share what you’ve listened to.
  3. An Apple smart ring? One is said to be in development.
  4. What do we think of Samsung’s new “smart frame?”
  5. An update on the new Beatles project: Sam Mendes will direct four separate biopics with each taking the perspective of the members. It will be the first scripted film to feature Beatles music, too.
  6. There is much turmoil at the Hipgnosis Songs Fund. See?
  7. Some MAGA folks are freaked out by Beyonce reaching number one on the country charts.
  8. Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee is back from hand surgery.
  9. Writing short songs? Good. Here’s why.
  10. I like what this radio station in Pittsburgh is doing.
  11. A Danish guy is on trial regarding a £500,000 streaming fraud charge.
  12. The relationship between pro sports and music is deepening. These are the people making it happen.
  13. AC/DC is about to released their first nine albums on gold vinyl.
  14. Scientists have some new insight on how our brains process music.
  15. Russia has declared Radio Free Europe an “undesirable organization.” (Via Sean)

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BONUS: So much failing.

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