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Random music news for Thursday, November 2, 2023

Oh. That’s how you do it. NOW you tell me. Let’s move on to music news for November 2, 2023.

  1. The latest controversy over ticket prices involves Blink-182.
  2. In another controversy, labels are trying to stop artists from re-recording their albums like Taylor Swift is. (Via Rick J)
  3. Spotify is eating the entire music business. Discuss.
  4. It’s starting to look like Jack White has reactivated The Raconteurs.
  5. Kendrick Lamar is launching his own mobile phone.
  6. Nice to see that Mick Jagger has a sense of humour.
  7. Here’s another streaming music royalty calculator that looks pretty good.
  8. The Beatles “last ever song” is out today. Peter Jackson is behind the music video.
  9. Britney Spears’ memoir might end up becoming a TV series.
  10. Looking for a retro audio sound system? Take a look at this.
  11. Some artists seem to be open to AI. They just don’t want to talk about it.
  12. More music will soon be available to TikTok creators. There’s a deal with DistroKid.
  13. Sum 41’s last album–a double record–will be out in early 2024.
  14. Alanis Morissette says she’ll have a new album next year, too.
  15. And a Tool album in 2024? Maynard says “Calm down, people.”

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BONUS: Krispy Creme is worried that Ozempic and other drugs being used for weight loss will kill the donut industry.

Alan Cross

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