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Random music news for Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Iceland is ready to blow. Listen to this audio clip of seismic activity of the Fagradalsfjall volcano. For something with less magma, let’s turn to music news for November 21, 2023.

  1. A woman fell at a Robbie Williams show. She’s fighting for her life.
  2. There’s a new film on the life and death of doomed Rolling Stones founder Brian Jones. It looks pretty interesting.
  3. Meanwhile, The Rolling Stones have announced a 2024 North American stadium tour.
  4. An iconic Eric Clapton guitar just sold for US$1.27 million.
  5. The prosecution going after Young Thug for racketeering have 737(!!!) witnesses ready to go.
  6. Gen Z has no interest in radio? Wrong.
  7. Spotify is about to enchance song recommendations using AI. Here’s what that might mean.
  8. The Elton John musical based on Tammy Faye Baker (the disgraced evangelist) is heading to Broadway.
  9. Kanye loses another wife.
  10. Here are five big marketing trends for music in 2024.
  11. Nice to see all the members of The Damned back together. (Via Tom)
  12. How did this Star Wars atrocity ever get made? (Tom again)
  13. Gene Simmons says he’s done with Elon Musk.
  14. Mac DeMarco is going to release his nine-hour album on a physical format. That means 199 songs on Blu-ray.
  15. Wanna buy some AC/DC memorabilia from drummer Phil Rudd? Now you can.
  16. It was on this day in 1877 that Thomas Edison demonstrated his new “talking machine.” (Via Peter)

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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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