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Random music news for Thursday, June 15, 2023

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  1. Bad news for Canadian radio. Bell is laying off 1,300 people and either shutting down or selling off nine radio stations.
  2. RIP Blackie Onassis (real name: John Rowan), drummer for Urger Overkill.
  3. Are you watching the The Idol on HBO? The Weeknd’s character is being called a “douchebag.”
  4. Tool fans are not happy with…Tool.
  5. Snoop Dogg still believes that people are into NFTs.
  6. Moog, the legendary synthesizer manufacturer, has been sold.
  7. Kesha is still at war with producer Dr. Luke. She just won a big legal ruling.
  8. AI music generators are going to have an impact on the music industry. Please discuss.
  9. Peppa Pig has a new major label record deal.
  10. This crowd was REALLY into that song. (Via Greg)
  11. And this video of a Slipknot crowd shows that the band seems to be doing fine.
  12. Cardi B has finally settled her artwork court case.
  13. It looks like TikTok may have peaked in popularity. In fact, it may be on the downslope.
  14. This is some inside baseball stuff, but it’s still cool: Following the money in the saga of Taylor Swift’s master recordings.

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BONUS: Atari is about to release a new cartridge for the 2600 system. It’s the first time since 1990 that a new game has been released for a game system that was first released in the late 70s. Apparently people are still playing these consoles.

Alan Cross

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