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Random music news for Tuesday, May 28, 2024

How’s this for a gig: The Biden campaign is advertising for a “partner manager, content and meme pages.” Then there’s music news for May 28, 2024.

  1. Where is Canada on the US DOJ’s antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation and Ticketmaster? Here’s what we need to know.
  2. Katy Perry 1, elderly disabled veteran 0.
  3. The FBI is now investigating possible fraud in the aborted forced sale of Graceland.
  4. YouTube Music will now identify songs if you hum them into your Android phone.
  5. “Coldplay have always been cool.” Discuss.
  6. TikTok is working on something called “TikTok Studio.”
  7. Duran Duran posted themselves with a Cybertruck. It did not go well.
  8. Here are 12 Spotify features I didn’t know existed.
  9. Why do certain genres reviled by critics refuse to die? Discuss.
  10. Country is the biggest pop craze of 2024. Here’s why.
  11. If you still need convincing that music education is important, watch this. (Via Sean)
  12. Taylor Swift spends a LOT on security. How much? This much.
  13. Film stars have faded and pop stars have taken over. Why? Here’s a discussion.
  14. Here’s a health problem few rock stars talk about: gout.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: Surf rock metal themed around giant monsters. (Via Christopher)

Alan Cross

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