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Random music news for Thursday, March 16, 2023

This guy died, came back to life and promptly won the lottery twice in a row. Music news for March 16, 2023, isn’t quit that amazing, but still…

  1. Metallica has bought itself a vinyl factory. This should be interesting.
  2. A new study says that a song has just five seconds to hook a listener.
  3. It’s now SIR Brian May. A member of Queen is now a knight.
  4. If you ever accepted a popsicle from Joan Jett, I have some disturbing news for you.
  5. What’s the future of music if we consider the role of ChatGPT? Discuss.
  6. And just as we’re getting use to ChatGPT-3 comes ChatGPT-4.
  7. Speaking of the future, where are we going with music curation? Discuss that, too.
  8. Universal and Deezer have officially announced “a new economic model” for streaming. This could make things better for artists
  9. Willie Nelson has announced a new tour. He’s 89.
  10. A British pizza chain has launched a new record label.
  11. The “Headbang for Science” metal scholarship. It’s here.
  12. Someone has come to the defense of Meg White’s drumming.
  13. And speaking of women in music, there’s this.
  14. Half? Half?
  15. Well, that’s an unusual approach to covering a KISS song.

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BONUS: How about a 3D printed record? (Via Rick J)

Alan Cross

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