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Random music news for Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Schmooze, the faithful bull terrier, turns 15 today! She’s getting steak for dinner. Meanwhile, the rest of us will get music news for May 24, 2023.

  1. KISS seems to be having issues with the current leg of their farewell tour.
  2. Miley Cyrus says she may never go on tour again.
  3. Tom Johnson temporarily left the Doobie Brothers so he can have back surgery.
  4. How can one fight Brexit? With loud music, apparently.
  5. Interested in Google’s text-to-music AI program MusicLM? Does it work? Let’s find out.
  6. Check out this AI-generated video for “Halloween in Heaven” by Type O Negative that was released for World Goth Day on Monday.
  7. Universal has signed a deal with an AI music start-up called Endel.
  8. Apple will soon unveil its AR/VR headset. The trademark “xrProOS” has been filed in various countries.
  9. What else should we expect at Apple’s WWDC conference? Here’s a guess.
  10. This looks like a very explosive music documentary.
  11. Dynamic ticket pricing may soon be outlawed in Massachusetts.
  12. Like metal and video games? Look at this crossover that features Slipknot and Iron Maiden.
  13. Like The Beatles? Then check out this collection of white albums.
  14. What’s the next thing in music discovery? Let’s discuss.
  15. It looks like audio consumption is going to have a big summer.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: When Schmooze met Kurt Hammett.

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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