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Random music news for Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Meanwhile in Germany, there’s a new brothel featuring sex dolls. It’ll be someone’s job to clean them. Music news for June 11, 2024, on the other hand, is germ-free.

  1. Good times at a Kid Rock show as 32 people are hospitalized and nearly 500 people needed medical attention.
  2. Is there a war brewing between Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish? That’s what some say–and Tay-Tay started it.
  3. There’s an all-Tay-Tay-all-the-time radio station in the UK.
  4. Unhappy about Spotify’s price hikes? Investors aren’t. What a surprise.
  5. Howard University has stripped Diddy of his honorary degree.
  6. Are you waiting longer and longer to buy tickets for a concert? You’re not alone. More people are waiting until the last minute.
  7. There’s a quite a bit of intrigue behind the recent firing of The Black Keys management team. Drummer Patrick Carney had this to say.
  8. Turns out that Hunter Biden was a Fleet Foxes fan when it came to drugs and lap dances.
  9. Dolly Parton wine? Yes! I’m sure it’s very sweet, just like Dolly.
  10. Billy Corgan has something to say about the world’s largest Bozo the Clown collection.
  11. Udio is an AI music program that can make music out of any sound in seconds.
  12. Remember the guy who got banned from The Sphere for taking a big bong hit during a Phish show? The ban has been rescinded.
  13. I did not know that Nick Mason was such an aviation geek. (Via Peter)
  14. There’s a new Paramount+ documentary on Melissa Etheridge.
  15. The sons of Metallica have a band.

BONUS: Pat Sajak has retired from Wheel of Fortune. Here’s an interesting summary of some of the show’s craziest moments.

Alan Cross

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