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Random music news for Thursday, June 6, 2024

Okay, Google: Is this mushroom safe to eat? Are you sure? Are you really, REALLY sure? Maybe I’d better ask around. Music news for June 6, 2024, is COMPLETELY safe.

  1. TikTok has confirmed a cyber attack. Be careful out there.
  2. War? What war? Ukraine’s largst music festival is back.
  3. Speaking of festivals, there’s a music festival for everyone out there. See?
  4. Coldplay was on a crusade to cut down on emissions when they tour. They beat their target by doing some interesting things.
  5. Kanye has been sued for sexual harassment and wrongful termination. A hostile work environment? With Kanye? Say it ain’t so.
  6. The hits against Diddy just keep coming.
  7. And the hits against Ticketmaster keep coming, too. There’s a new class action a lawsuit over the recent data breach.
  8. The Sex Pistols are reuniting–without Johnny Rotten–for some charity shows.
  9. The Madonna biopic project is back on.
  10. Instagram is experimenting with unskippable ads to keep people from scrolling.
  11. Jack White and Eminem, together at last.
  12. Spotify has introduced a music-only tier in the UK.
  13. Country star Alan Jackson is winding down his career because he has a genetic condition called Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
  14. A Taylor Swift colouring book? Of course.
  15. Halsey has opened up about her health battles. It’s been very rough for her.

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BONUS: Good one. No notes. (Via Tom)

Alan Cross

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