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Random music news for Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Ready to go inter-dimensional? Some people think scientists are ready to talk to a parallel universe. Meanwhile in our reality, here’s music news for June 14, 2023.

  1. Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge is hinting about something with his To The Stars Academy.
  2. Here come the AI voice scams.
  3. A California DJ has established his own micronation in the desert he calls Slowjamistan.
  4. A kazoo parade. Yes–and 10,000 people turned out.
  5. We’re still talking about NFTs? Yes. The latest involves The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
  6. Guess which band’s lyrics dominate search with the Merriam-Webster dictionary? Nope. Not that one either. Uh-uh. Nailed it.
  7. Could this be a new model for paying out streaming royalties?
  8. Noel Gallagher is taking responsibility for breaking up Taylor Swift and Matt Healy.
  9. Is Boy George bankrupt? Maybe.
  10. Grimes has a deal with TuneCore to use her voice AI-style.
  11. Sounds like an interesting gig: “Spatial Audio Artist in Residence.
  12. This punk supergroup sounds interesting. It’ll probably blow up fast, though.
  13. Kayne’s at it again.
  14. If you’re blasting music in the workplace that other people find offensive, you could be in trouble.
  15. Imagine finding this guy busking on a street in Africa…
  16. What, exactly, does a music manager do? Glad you asked…

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BONUS: Those hats have to be really, really hot.

Alan Cross

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