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Random music news for Thursday, July 7, 2022

If you’re working from home Monday and Friday and going into the office the rest of the week, there’s a name for you: TWaT (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.) Haters gonna hate. Moving on to music news for July 7, 2022…

  1. Don’t worry. Carlos Santana is okay after collapsing onstage in Detroit.
  2. And Travis Barker is back at work in the studio after his pancreatitis scare last week.
  3. Silverchair’s Daniel isn’t going to jail for that drunk driving thing after all. He will have to serve community time, though.
  4. This one-of-a-kind Bob Dylan recording could sell for far beyond US$1 million. (Via Sean)
  5. Spotify is looking closely at a problem called “stream manipulation.”
  6. So that’s not Michael Jackson singing those songs?
  7. TikTok has this behind-the-scenes look at the ABBA virtual production in London.
  8. Looking to write music on an iPad? Here’s how.
  9. There’s now an immersive Prince exhibit in Chicago.
  10. Liam vs. Noel Gallagher, round 4,392.
  11. Tech item 1: Here’s the latest development in music that was created with the help of machine learning.
  12. Tech item 2: NFT record labels: The future of music?
  13. Tech item 3: This is what’s going on with live music in the Metaverse.
  14. Tech item 4: Want CarPlay in your older car? Read this.
  15. Tech item 5: Chinese streamer QQ Music now supports Dolby ATMOS. How many other streamers do that? Not sure, really.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: Behold Coldknot. (Via David)

Alan Cross

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