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Random music news for Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Here’s something about the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald that even Gordon Lightfoot might not have known. As for knowing about music news for November 29, 2023, here you go.

  1. The final stretch of KISS shows has not gone well. Paul Stanley’s flu has messed up so much.
  2. The Prodigy has written a PC version of “Smack My Bitch Up” twenty-six years after it was a chart hit.
  3. There’s a radio set crisis in the UK. Here’s what’s happening with DAB broadcasting.
  4. This question is being asked again: “Who needs a record label anymore?”
  5. Already thought Mark Zuckerberg was weird? Look what he’s doing with Taylor Swift.
  6. Is Tay-Tay the Person of the Year? Discuss.
  7. Bono has been revealed as a big investor in a house in the Hollywood Hills.
  8. Music fans want AI companies training programs using real music say they must get consent.
  9. Noonoouri is a virtual AI artist who doesn’t exist in the real world. She (it?) now has a digital fashion collection.
  10. Okay, now I’m really curious about this “banned” Murderdolls song.
  11. I’d never heard of “The First Mod Wedding.” The band was The Velvet Underground.
  12. Barry Gibb of The Bee GEes has written more hit songs than almost anyone. Discuss.
  13. Shakira keeps paying fines for tax evasion.
  14. U2 Christmas ornaments! (But they’re not cheap.)
  15. Wow. Cringey. (Via Tom)

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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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