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Random music news for Thursday, July 20, 2023

Apple Pen. And this has nothing to do with an iPad. Music news for July 20, 2023, is much more sane.

  1. Here comes the music industry’s war against AI-generated songs. Look out, streaming services.
  2. Creed has officially reunited.
  3. TikTok has signed a big music licensing deal with Warner. What could this portend?
  4. An interesting list: The real people who inspired big songs.
  5. Notice the change to Facebook’s “Watch” tab? It’s now called “Video.”
  6. Rapper Travis Scott has been banned by Egypt from performing at the Pyramids of Giza.
  7. This hard-rockin’ all-woman band from Mexico should probably be on your radar.
  8. I did not know this about Pink Floyd’s “Time” from Dark Side of the Moon. (Via Rick J)
  9. Here’s the story of some chefs who go on tour with big acts.
  10. Are you a Metallica superfan? Then read this.
  11. Would you pay US$4,000 for a Nirvana shirt from some fashion brand? If so, you have too much money.
  12. Wow, that’s high!
  13. Weird.
  14. Should we be boycotting movies in theatres during the actors/writers strike? Discuss.

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BONUS: What if U2 were a pop-punk band? Then they might sound like this. (Via AT)

Alan Cross

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