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Random music news for Tuesday, September 26, 2023

You might not want to make plans for September 24, 2182. Here’s music news for September 26, 2023, as planned.

  1. This article brings up some very damning points about The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And Cyndi Lauper also has something to say.
  2. So Ticketmaster’s “Verified Fans” program can help scalpers? Here’s that story. (Via Rick J)
  3. Here’s even more on the Las Vegas Sphere. Wow. Really.
  4. The NME is back in print in a high-quality version that retails for £10.
  5. Of course Taylor Swift has a private jet. Here’s a look. (Actually, she has at least two.)
  6. You know who could be instrumental in defeating Donald Trump in the 2024 election? Swifties.
  7. What does Louis Vuitton need with a recording studio?
  8. Lenny Kravitz: The autumn scarf meme.
  9. How you doin’, iOS17? (Via Blind Gordie)
  10. Rod Stewart keeps the ashes of his mentor in a strange place.
  11. Kraftwerk was more influential than The Beatles. Discuss. (Via Sean)
  12. The greatest country for podcast listening is…Australia.
  13. Meanwhile, four US markets are getting radio stations that will broadcast nothing but podcasts.
  14. Wait: Chris Brown got a US$2 million loan from Popeye’s Chicken?
  15. Roger Waters has been banned from speaking at the University of Pennsylvania on accusations that he’s an antisemite.

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BONUS: Snoop has a message to all Donald Trump voters.

Alan Cross

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One thought on “Random music news for Tuesday, September 26, 2023

  • 11. 100%, but the Jann Wenners of the world haven’t been shoving Kraftwerk down our throats for the last 50 years.


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