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Random music news for Thursday, June 8, 2023

Sweden is holding a sex tournament, turning sex into a sport. Will there be betting? Let’s try some music news for June 8, 2023.

  1. Should content made with AI be labeled? The EU thinks so.
  2. Roger Waters tried to set the record straight over his current political views with this interview. (Via Walter)
  3. The sexual assault claims against Rammstein’s Till Lindeman keep piling up.
  4. The Clown from Slipknot will miss the band’s upcoming European tour.
  5. OK Go (the band) has settled a lawsuit over Ok Go! (the breakfast cereal). It was a dumb lawsuit to begin with.
  6. There’s an inquest into the death of Martin Duffy of Primal Scream. The results are coming in.
  7. This proves that you can play a gig anywhere.
  8. Are these the most beautiful songs of all time?
  9. Finally! An exhibit that underscores the importance of black metal.
  10. Spotify has cut 200 jobs. They’re trying to restructure the podcast division.
  11. Nice job, Elon.
  12. Another six organizations have come to the support of AM radio in the car.
  13. Bass player Tony Levin has a diary documenting Peter Gabriel’s current tour (via Martin)
  14. Astrud Gilberto, the woman who sang the bossa nova classic “The Girl from Ipanema” has died.
  15. Stressed? Then maybe the sounds of the largest organism on Earth will help.

BONUS: This is how the 1%–those without private jet, anyway--fly.

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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