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Random music news for Tuesday, July 18, 2023

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  1. Universal Music Group want the US Congress to place new regulations on AI.
  2. On that topic, there’s this controversy in Brazil.
  3. Neil Young’s catalogue is now available in spatial audio.
  4. Arizona now has an official Alice Cooper license plate.
  5. The music memoir business is booming. Here’s why.
  6. This was an interesting music-and-trademark case.
  7. Say what you want about Taylor Swift but she’s amazingly powerful and popular.
  8. What brought Britpop to an end? Let’s take a look.
  9. There’s a new book on The Beach Boys by The Beach Boys.
  10. If you’re off to see the new movie Oppenheimer this weekend, you might want to familiarize yourself with this Rush song.
  11. Spotify is making some users’ private playlists public. This can be a bad thing. Here’s why.
  12. Are you seeing podcasts on YouTube Music yet? They were supposed to launch last week, but…
  13. Cool! The sounds of Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter.
  14. “The problem with charging Google for new.” Discuss.
  15. TMI, dude.

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BONUS: MAGA rap. It’s a thing, sadly.

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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