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Random music news for Thursday, March 30, 2023

I used to really like strawberries–until I saw this. (Via Larry) Moving on to music news for March 30, 2023…

  1. Despite making boatloads of money, Warner Music Group has announced it will cut its global workforce by 4%.
  2. If you’re into TV themes, then check out this story about the theme from Friends.
  3. If you on set with Mike Myers, do not make eye contact.
  4. On a similar note, these 20 musicians have a reputation of being hard to work with.
  5. The world’s largest collection of Apple devices is about to go up for auction.
  6. Luke Skywalker has joined Ukraine in the fight against Russia.
  7. Next up after K-pop as a global force? Arabic music.
  8. Hundreds of tech and science people are calling for a six-month pause in AI development just so everyone can catch their breath.
  9. Tom Morello gave an update on the future of Rage Against the Machine.
  10. Into Goth? Then you’ll need this new book.
  11. The touring industry might be seeing some daylight when it comes to supply chain issues.
  12. In case you needed more emojis, more are coming.
  13. As talk of a TikTok band grows, parent company ByteDance has another app that’s on fire.
  14. A Dolly Parton inspired nightclub? Why not? (It’s called Jolene, of course.)

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BONUS: If you’re reading this outside of Canada and hope to visit us one day, better read up on this first.

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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