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Random music news for Tuesday, November 14, 2023

  1. That super-secret Neil Young gig at the Rivoli in Toronto back on November 4? It was a birthday party for the CEO of Canada Goose.
  2. Apparently Jay Weinberg had no idea that he was about to be fired from Slipknot. It was a pretty big shock.
  3. More news from the Taylor Swift Industrial Complex. Oh, and another story.
  4. Non-English language music continues to grow bigger and bigger around the planet. Here’s the latest.
  5. Here’s still more analysis of what’s happening with Apple Music under iOS17.1. (Via Gordie)
  6. I thought Coldplay was on a mission to be the most sustainable band in the world when it came to touring? Maybe not.
  7. The Sphere in Las Vegas has lost US$100 million in its first quarter of operation.
  8. The Beatles have joined YouTube Shorts.
  9. Beatles fans: Imagine if this stuff had been thrown out.
  10. I’ll bet that you didn’t know that Barry Manilow wrote all these ditties.
  11. Like lists? How about “13 Weirdest Songs Ever?” (Via Rick J)
  12. Elon Musk is getting a biopic.
  13. Wanna feel old? Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine is now a grandfather.
  14. This is not was I was expecting for a Rage Against the Machine cover.
  15. More AM radio stations are being switched off in the UK.

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BONUS: Green Day playing at a high school on May 10, 1990.

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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