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Random music news for Thursday, September 21, 2023

I wonder how much it took for Robert Niro to appear in these ads? Meanwhile, music news for September 21, 2023, remains free.

  1. Interesting: A new report says that in the US, 84% of all music consumption now comes from streaming.
  2. Want to start enjoying music more? Stop streaming it. Discuss (Via Will)
  3. TikTok says it’s working on a way to detect fake AI-generated content. There’s a new “AI-Generated” label for creators, too.
  4. Both the US and the UK are working on new measures to make sure that AI doesn’t hurt musicians.
  5. Just in time, too. A Disney director tried to use a Hans Zimmer AI to score a film. He failed.
  6. Taylor Swift and The Swifties are coming after Donald Trump.
  7. So what do we all think of iOS17? Here’s one view.
  8. Rosalie Trombley, one of the great Canadian visionaries, now has a statue in Windsor, Ontario.
  9. How do we feel about this list of the 50 greatest music videos? (Via Mark)
  10. There’s trouble in Sony’s podcast division.
  11. This rock photographer has been given a lifetime achievement award. You’ve seen his stuff.
  12. An Ecuadorian drug lord just released a song from prison.
  13. Olivia Rodrigo is doing something cool with hidden audio on her vinyl albums.
  14. And this is an oddly interesting Ed Sheeran album.
  15. Dave Grohl’s pre-Nirvana band Scream has a new album coming.

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BONUS: Have you seen/heard the new Monday Night Football anthem?

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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