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Random music news for Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Really, people? You’d rather die than lose social media? Something’s wrong here. Meanwhile, in music news for July 19, 2023…

  1. All Access, an important radio/records industry newsletter/website, is going out of this business. Financial issues.
  2. A whacko from New Brunswick has been arrested for sending death threats to Lana Del Rey.
  3. A Beastie Boys fan? You’ll want this.
  4. Bob Dylan has a Scottish estate for sale. Interested?
  5. Oh? Really?
  6. All proceeds from the sales of merch from this band will go toward supporting Ukraine.
  7. Elton John testified for the defense in Kevin Spacey’s sexual assault trial.
  8. Why do people love the work of Mozart so many centuries later? Here’s an explanation.
  9. Hey, someone has to write that jazzy music when we’re put on hold, right? Like this woman.
  10. Threads has more than 100 million subscribers and 37 million daily active users. Not bad for something that’s just two weeks old.
  11. This Indonesian Muslim all-female metal band is fierce.
  12. K-pop exports are at an all-time high.
  13. Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon still matters. Here’s why.
  14. Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie left a lot of money to her brother and grandchildren.
  15. This haptic suit gives deaf people a new way to experience music.

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BONUS: This podcast says it has the first recording of Banksy’s voice.

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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