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Random music news for Wednesday, May 8, 2024

If you’re going to get a throat tattoo, you might want to consider the reactions these guys got. I hope you react much more kindly to music news for May 8, 2024.

  1. A fan in Australia suffered a catastrophic spinal injury as the result of a stage dive.
  2. There seems to be a growing problem in the US with subscribers to streaming music services.
  3. Classic rock is going nowhere. See?
  4. There’s a growing problem with iPhone spyware.
  5. Meanwhile, a better version of Siri is coming.
  6. This concert was interrupted by a faulty dishwasher. Wait–what?
  7. A radio station in Sweden got Benny Anderson of ABBA to produce some jingles.
  8. This is one cool mom!
  9. So…a Talking Heads reunion? Maybe.
  10. Primus has done a great thing for a children’s hospital.
  11. Got a lot of DVDs and Blu-ray’s hanging around the house? How long do you think they will last before they degrade? It depends.
  12. So much for that piece of music history involving a ham sandwich. (Via Christopher).
  13. An Axl Rose musical? Yes! (Via Christopher)
  14. If you every a fan of Canada’s TRIBE magazine (it covered our dance scene), there’s a big digitization effort underway. Can you help?
  15. Here’s a use of AI audio that’s worthy of concern.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: “Explain to me the Drake/Kendrick beef like I’m a baby.” “Okay”

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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