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Random music news for Tuesday, March 12, 2024.

Remember this guy? It still makes me laugh. On to music news for March 12, 2024.

  1. Joe Biden says he’ll sign any bill that would ban TikTok in the US.
  2. Meanwhile, TikTok is playing a role in the shoegaze revival.
  3. Wow. The Mother of All Synthesizers!
  4. There was an awful festival in Australia over the weekend. This is a promoter’s nightmare.
  5. Apple TV has a new series on “the sounds of Earth.” (Via Sean)
  6. Heart-warming story of the day: Liam Gallagher rescued a stray dog he encountered in Thailand.
  7. Time for a trip to see the world’s oldest bagpipes? Uh, sure.
  8. This was an oddly specific store. It only sold blank cassettes.
  9. Will we finally find out the real name of Banksy? Maybe. (Bets that it’s Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack?)
  10. Slag a Canadian DJ? FAFO. (Sean again)
  11. Another songwriter is sounding the alarm about AI.
  12. This is an interesting breakdown of David Bowie’s Major Tom.
  13. If you’re an Iron Maiden fan, you’ll really, REALLY want to click this link. Now do Motorhead’s “Ace of Spades!”
  14. Ariana Grande’s 98-year-old grandmother is now the oldest person to chart on Spotify.
  15. Olivia Rodrigo has quite the tour bus.

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BONUS: Rockin’ pigeon. This made my day.

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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2 thoughts on “Random music news for Tuesday, March 12, 2024.

  • #6. Enuff with the onions!

    LOL

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  • #7. Listen to Syrian bagpipes – the cat is really being tortured – LOL

    Reply

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