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Random music news for Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Dogs! This will make you feel good. So will music news for January 18, 2023.

  1. The Taliban is buying blue checkmarks on Twitter. What could possibly go wrong?
  2. Lana Del Rey has some racy artwork for her upcoming album.
  3. The late Lisa Marie Presley: Not the best person with money.
  4. Speaking of whom, the new owners of Graceland are
  5. What’s beyond Blu-ray? This.
  6. And what’s beyond that TV on your wall? Maybe this.
  7. If you want to get into hi-res audio, Sony has a very affordable new unit.
  8. Remember the Parental Advisory sticker on albums? Here’s how that happened. (Via Rick J)
  9. EDM Barbie. Well, not quite, but close.
  10. Madonna is planning a 40th anniversary tour with tickets starting at–wait for it–$40 when they go on sale Friday (January 20). That’s not a typo. Let’s see how many of these tickets reach the general public at this price.
  11. Rappers of the world unite!
  12. Here’s an update on Duran Duran’s Andy Taylor and his stage four prostate cancer.

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BONUS: Nuke the whale. (Via Larry)

Alan Cross

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