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Random music news for Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Can we please be done with the Hawk Tuah girl memes? Or the Justin Timberlake DUI memes? There’s more to talk about, including music news for June 25, 2025.

  1. Taylor swallowed another bug. It’s a hazard of outdoor shows.
  2. This year’s Download festival seemed like a nightmare with food poisoning and crime. Frank Carter had a gold chain stolen during his performance.
  3. There is a new immersive Pink Floyd exhibit based on The Dark Side of the Moon coming to Toronto that looks really cool. (Via Christopher)
  4. If you’re following the US Government vs TikTok case, here’s the case TikTok is making.
  5. Who would pay $1,000 for parking at a concert? It’s happening.
  6. This 91-year-old woman met her idol, Snoop Dogg. (Via Tom)
  7. Tidal has changed its hi-res audio format, focusing now on FLAC and Dolby ATMOS.
  8. Amazon is thinking about charging $5-10 per month for its unprofitable Alexa division.
  9. Where are people getting their news today? How are they consuming it? Radio is still very big. Here’s the latest report.
  10. A growing trend in music venues: cemeteries.
  11. Here’s something for hardcore fans of Loverboy. I had no idea…
  12. Cool! “This is your brain on Pink Floyd.”
  13. Remember Bubbles, Michael Jackson’s chimp? He’s still doing fine.
  14. Bon Jovi, the hologram.

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BONUS: Okay, ONE Justin Timberlake meme.

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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