Medical Mysteries of Music

Random music news for Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Attention studios of the JFK assassination: This piece of news is the biggest thing we’ve heard since…the Zapruder film? This raises a lot of new questions. Meanwhile, let’s get some answers for music news for September 12, 2023.

  1. Be careful. Concert ticket scams are WAY up.
  2. Aerosmith has had to cancel multiple dates on their farewell tour because Steven Tyler has damaged vocal cords. That includes tonight’s show in Toronto.
  3. Everything okay, Eddie Vedder? Not feeling well, huh?
  4. Everything okay, Ed Sheeran?
  5. Meet Cookie, Sophus, and Sica, dogs who perform Mozart. Sort of.
  6. Hey, AC/DC! Where’s Phil Rudd?
  7. How to listen to AM radio in a Tesla.
  8. This guy got an INSANE deal on Les Paul guitars. Watch.
  9. Is music getting sadder? Why are so many teens search for “sad music” on Spotify? Read this.
  10. Podcast downloads keep going up. This is good for the industry.
  11. It’s hard to be a musician in the UK. The average wage of nearly half of them is less than £14,000. Read more about the UK “music census” here.
  12. Could Apple soon lose its title as the world’s most valuable company? Maybe.
  13. Another song theft case has been thrown out. Good.
  14. Rich rock stars getting richer.
  15. Could we soon see a heavy metal museum in Las Vegas? Yes!

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: The world’s worst prison. Let’s just say that the catering is horrific.

BONUS BONUS: Are we getting dumber? Or just we engaging in more connective intelligence? One thing is for sure, we need more women. (You’ll see what I mean.)

Alan Cross

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