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Random music news for Thursday, October 26, 2023

What’s it like to have your face peeled back in a car that goes from 0-100 kph in less than a second? This. Music news for October 26, 2023, has far fewer G forces.

  1. RIP Massive Attack guitarist Angelo Bruschini. He had lung cancer.
  2. Papa Roach has made a US$150,000 donation to a suicide prevention organization.
  3. Because it seems to be part of The Law of the Internet, I’m required to post some Taylor Swift stories. Is she a secret spy novelist? And it’s a Tay-Tay Halloween.
  4. George Harrison has a new memoir. Yes, he’s been dead since 2001.
  5. DeadMau5 feels bad for “being a dick to fans at airport.”
  6. Here’s a nichey bit of Canadian msuic history. (Via Paul)
  7. Devo has now been around for 50 years. They have a new 50th-anniversary compilation.
  8. A Rolling Stones hologram show? Keef thinks it’s inevitable.
  9. Does the music industry have the concept of “music discovery” all wrong? Maybe.
  10. There could be a delay in passing AI legislation in the EU.
  11. Meanwhile, the EU is moving ahead with legislation against ticket scalping.
  12. We have a virtual boy band from a video game. Watch.
  13. YouTube is helping kids in the Philippines learn the guitar. Here’s how.
  14. Do you have time to read all the privacy policies of every website you use? If you did, it would take you an entire workweek every month.
  15. A Las Vegas woman has been arrested for stealing US$50,000 from her sugar daddy’s safe at Caesar’s Palace while he was at the U2 show at the Sphere.
  16. Black metal is just surf music with added distortion? Discuss. (Via Dan)
  17. This pilot gives ukulele players a bad name.

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BONUS: Ha. (Via Rick J)

BONUS BONUS: Ha-ha. (Rick again)

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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