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Random music news for Tuesday, April 30, 2023

I will never be able to watch The Price is Right the same way again. It might be the same for you, too. Meanwhile, here’s music news for April 30, 2024.

  1. More music is set to disappear from TikTok next week. Here’s why.
  2. Spaceman Mick? Maybe.
  3. Cosmic Megadeth? Why not?
  4. Avatar Pink Floyd? Under very, very specific conditions.
  5. Congratulations to Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley on ten years of sobriety.
  6. Travis Scotts still has to face all those Astroworld disaster lawsuits. The trial starts May 6.
  7. Having a hard time choosing between streaming music services? Here’s a test of the seven biggest with some conclusions.
  8. U2 bass player Adam Clayton is getting divorced after 11 years.
  9. I’d never heard this story before: John Lennon’s Toronto skywriting project.
  10. The battle over the Hipgnosis Song Fund is really heating up. There’s another new bid.
  11. Is the album making a comeback? Maybe. (Via Christopher)
  12. The crazy world of fan-made Taylor Swift merch.
  13. We’re still awaiting the line-up of musicians for Woofstock [sic].
  14. By chickens? (Via Christopher)
  15. This website is dedicated only to versions of the song “Moon River.” (Christopher again)

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: She must really like that song.

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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