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Random music news for Thursday, July 13, 2023

The Barbie movie + the Oppenheimer film = Barbenheimer memes. As for music news for July 13, 2023….

  1. Some big names are bailing on Twitter for Threads. How ya doin’, Elon?
  2. And the most-streamed album in Spotify history is…
  3. What does TikTok Music mean for Spotify? Let’s make some guesses.
  4. Guess what? Kid Rock has not pulled Bud Light from his Nashville restaurant after all that anti-trans noise.
  5. Why are people continuing to through sh*t at performers onstage? Billy Eilish has some thoughts.
  6. What does Kanye have against glass windows?
  7. Ozzy isn’t well enough to play live yet. Call in Judas Priest!
  8. Perry Farrell is going to tour Porno for Pyros for the first time in 25 years.
  9. Heavy science: Phonons (which have something to do with sound) could lead to powerful quantum computers.
  10. One of Randy Travis’ roadies has been shot by his wife for cheating on her. He’s dead.
  11. If you’re a fan of Toronto indie legends Lowest of the Low, there’s a new documentary. Go here.
  12. Noel Gallagher’s ex-wife, Meg Matthews, got busted for DUI in an rather public way.
  13. Pioneer DJ (AlphaTheta) has bought Serato. If you’re in the DJ business, you’ll know how big a deal that is.
  14. A podcast wristwatch? Yep.
  15. Britney Spears’ memoir will be out October 24.

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BONUS: Royalty stinks. Literally.

Alan Cross

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