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Random music news for Wednesday, June 5, 2024

One of the most powerful forces in human history has been stupidity. But don’t take my word for it. (Via Sean). You can take my word on music news for June 5, 2024.

  1. This is interesting: As festivals featuring contemporary acts struggle, nostalgia music festivals are doing great. What does that say about today’s music? (Sean again)
  2. Fun: A history of reversed audio in music production.
  3. Also fun: Radio DJs who went on to music careers.
  4. Have you noticed that your Facebook feed is all messed up? Here’s why.
  5. Remember the convicted FyreFest guy? Here’s what he’s doing now.
  6. Has the AI revolution run out of steam? Discuss.
  7. There’s a new Netflix series called Hitler and the Nazis: Evil on Trial. The score was written by Serj Tankian of System of a Down.
  8. It looks like Cyndi Lauper is going on a farewell tour.
  9. Aw, that was nice, Avril Lavigne.
  10. “There is nothing more punk than a menopausal woman.” Discuss. (Via Christopher)
  11. Can you become a lawyer by listening to Taylor Swift? Let’s explore that. (Christopher again)
  12. This is an interesting timesuck: A record shop video game called Wax Heads that channels High Fidelity. (More Christopher)
  13. Midas Man will be the name of the biopic of Beatles manager Brian Epstein. It’s coming soon.
  14. Here’s a find: A full recording of The Stone Roses’ legendary Spike Island gig has been found. It’s going to be turned into a documentary.
  15. Fitness tip from Miley Cyrus: Wear heels to the gym.

BONUS: Is being bilingual good for you? Yes! (More Sean)

Alan Cross

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