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Random music news for Wednesday, November 1, 2023

That is a lot of caffeine. Don’t do this. Moving on from that freakout to music news for November 1, 2023…

  1. The US government has new guideline proposals for the development of AI.
  2. Before Green Day plays the Grey Cup in Hamilton on the 19th, it looks like they have a bunch of pop-up shows in Europe.
  3. Billboard now has its own music-streaming royalty calculator.
  4. The Taylor Swift concert film is now the highest-grossing concert film of all time, bringing in US$200 million so far.
  5. Britney Spears wants to write a sequel to her new memoir.
  6. A case involving KC and the Sunshine Band (‘member them?) may reach the US Supreme Court.
  7. Some Tupac prison memorabilia is going up for auction.
  8. TikTok is still growing like crazy. Here are its latest download numbers.
  9. Lizzo is really pushing back on those lawsuits filed against her by her one-time concert entourage.
  10. Best headline of the week: “Retired opera singer, 63, got naked and broke into song during bow and arrow rampage at care home before being tasered by police.”
  11. Why is grunge so still so popular? Here’s a possible reason.
  12. You don’t see this in a moshpit every day.
  13. Metallica’s merch company is suing to stop bootleg merch at shows.
  14. Chris Brown and Live Nation are being sued over some violence at a London club.
  15. The adorable Nandi Bushell is at it again, this time with a Slipknot drum cover.

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BONUS: This guy brought one million CDs to a city who really needed them.

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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