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Random music news for Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Google’s Gemini AI product has trouble generating images of people. It created historically inaccurate images, including racially-diverse Nazi-era German soldiers. Humans were involved in the reporting of music news for February 28, 2024.

  1. Apple has canceled its electric car project.
  2. Meanwhile, Apple earned US$3,074 per second in 2023.
  3. The American Federation of Musicians has a new tentative agreement with movie and TV producers over streaming residuals and the misuse of AI.
  4. It’s been three years since Spotify announced a high-resolution stream. So where is it?
  5. This investment could help turn Afrobeat into more of a worldwide thing.
  6. SoundCloud has a new feature: Mood Targeting for Ads.
  7. The Royal Mint has revealed a new George Michael coin.
  8. This ex-boyband member claims that Taylor Swift is performing satanic rituals in full view of fans.
  9. Well, this was pretty specific.
  10. What are the best albums to own on vinyl? Here’s what audiophiles say. And I can’t disagree with them. (Via Christopher.
  11. Wait: Kid Rock got a birthday gift from Bud Light? He did.
  12. The “Hotel California” lyrics trial is on this week. Here’s some of Don Henley’s testimony. It’s a bit weird that this came up.
  13. Liam Gallagher to The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: “F*CK OFF!”
  14. Love radio stories? Get a load of this!
  15. And there’s a call for the Canadian government to help out local radio.

BONUS: Has it come to this? (Christopher again)

Alan Cross

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