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Random music news for Wednesday, March 15, 2023

“Klan-TV” isn’t like it sounds. Looks cool, too. Leaving that for music news for March 15, 2023…

  1. Why would the disappearance of AM radio in electric cars be a bad thing? It’s a vital safety tool.
  2. Bob Marley drove only BMWs–and only BMWs. Here’s why.
  3. And speaking of cars, Black Francis of the Pixies “learned to love the road in a 1986 Cadillac.”
  4. YouTube and Spotify are becoming more like radio. Where is that going to lead?
  5. A teenager in Manitoba with kidney disease got a Zoom call with Dolly Parton. (Via Tom)
  6. We’re going to see more earbuds like this. Good.
  7. Convicted pedo musician Gary Glitter is back in jail one month after his release.
  8. Will that Keith Moon biopic ever get made? The people behind it say “yes.”
  9. The things that can happen at the SNL after-party.
  10. The childhood home of Beastie Boy Mike D is up for sale.
  11. The UK has National Album Day. We should have one, too, don’t you think?
  12. Slash has started a horror movie company.
  13. “Ayn Rand Would Hate the New Spotify Video Feed.” What?
  14. A YouTuber had some interesting plans for Elvis’ old private jet. Here’s what he did.
  15. There’s a company called Chartmetric that uses online fan engagement to predict future stars. Here’s their latest list.

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BONUS: This is an actual headline: “Nickelback could have kickstarted life on Earth, says new study.” You know you want to click here.

Alan Cross

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