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Random music news for Thursday, July 27, 2023

More than 1,000 kids are competing in the 2023 Mullet Championships. Human devolution? Consider that was you browse through music news for July 27, 2023.

  1. Spotify users aren’t keen about the new price increase. Sub cancellations are up.
  2. Text-only posts on TikTok? Yep.
  3. Meanwhile, Instagram subscriptions are here.
  4. Adidas seems to be doing okay selling leftover Yeezy sneakers.
  5. On the same note, some rare Apple-branded running shoes were just sold for US$50,000.
  6. Got a song? Want to know if it’s a hit? Try some AI song analytics.
  7. How does the MSG Sphere in Las Vegas sound? Pretty amazing, apparently. (Via Rick J) U2’s The Edge loves it.
  8. How about a music listening set-up with 124 speakers? Check it out.
  9. Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason has been made an honorary citizen of Pompeii.
  10. So you want to be a tour manager, do you? Read this.
  11. Some people say this guy could be a Republican contender for president. He likes to rap Eminem songs.
  12. The Metallica scholarships. This is fantastic.
  13. No more Tesla for Jack White. He really, really despises Elon Musk.
  14. Snoop Dogg, union man.
  15. Dolly Parton: “I will rock you.”

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: Rick J sends of this shot of a parking lot outside a Taylor Swift concert in Seattle.

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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