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Random music news for Thursday, January 25, 2024

Are you up on your Gen Z slang? If not, watch this so you know what the little buggers are talking about. As for music news, here’s what’s happening for January 25, 2024.

  1. Tokyo Police Club is breaking up. Their last-ever show will be November 29 at History in Toronto. Tickets on sale tomorrow.
  2. Frank Farian, the scam artist German producer behind Milli Vanilli (and Boney M, too) has died at age 82.
  3. On the topic of Milli Vanilli, here’s how you can tell if a singer is lip-syncing.
  4. Here’s more on which manufacturers will use the next-gen Apple CarPlay.
  5. Ghost’s sex toys are back.
  6. A Miles Davis tattoo is at the centre of a copyright lawsuit.
  7. He’s a Belcher, not a Hagar. Probably. (Via Rick J)
  8. Noel Gallagher is now talking about his divorce. It sounds messy.
  9. Why do we enjoy music? There’s new science on the subject.
  10. But why don’t we all like the same songs? There’s some science behind that, too.
  11. Some good history: Video of The Beastie Boys back when they were a punk band (and had a girl on drums.)
  12. I’ve never been a big Taylor Swift fan, but I do agree that in this respect, she’s doing a very, very good thing,
  13. Tay-Tay will have a big problem if the Kansas City Chiefs make the Super Bowl. Here’s why.
  14. And the NFL had better hope she figures things out because she’s been excellent for TV ratings. She’s created a bonding opportunity for dads and daughters.
  15. There’s a new documentary on Devo that’s getting some very good reviews.
  16. The Killers are getting a residency in their hometown of Las Vegas.
  17. Headbanging horse. That is all.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: Microwaving a CD in slow motion.

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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