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Random music news for Wednesday, April 26, 2023

A saxophone house is for sale. Any takers? How about music news for April 26, 2023?

  1. RIP music legend and activist Harry Belafonte. He was 96.
  2. A blink-182 fan crashed a car outside of Travis Barker’s gated home. It was her fifth attempt to gain entry to the house.
  3. Ed Sheeran took the stand in the copyright trial involving “Thinking Out Loud” and “Let’s Get It On.”
  4. Smashing Pumpkins shows are a real spectacle these days. Here’s why.
  5. Smart speakers are taking the place of disappearing old-school in-home radios.
  6. If you’re into high-end audio equipment, this would have been the event to attend.
  7. Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden is a featured speaker at a big event for wine lovers.
  8. Pearl Jam has a plan for tickets prices for their next tour. This should be interesting.
  9. Bad AI! BAD!
  10. Meanwhile, Grimes has given permission for AI to use her voice.
  11. …and her ex-husband has launched his own AI. I thought Elon was calling for a pause on AI development until we can lay down some rules?
  12. And this AI will help you make Apple Music playlists.
  13. Nearly half of US voters apparently support at TikTok ban.
  14. Screenings for the MuchMusic doc are being scheduled.
  15. Hair tips from Metallica.
  16. Carpool Karaoke will end forever with Adele.

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BONUS: I did NOT need to hear this today.

BONUS BONUS: “An invisible opera.”

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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