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Random music news for Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Our next three months will look like this. Prepare yourself. Moving on to music news for November 8, 2023…

  1. US news organization Gannett has named its full-time Taylor Swift reporter.
  2. Well, that’s one way for a band to handle a heckler.
  3. Coolest priest ever?
  4. On that same topic, a Brooklyn Catholic church had to re-bless its altar after this music video was shot there.
  5. The woman who served as David Bowie’s stylist during his Ziggy Stardust years has written a book.
  6. Elvis’ cousin ran for governor in Mississippi yesterday. Did he win? I haven’t checked.
  7. Will Spotify re-up their deal with Joe Rogan? We’ll see.
  8. And Australian festival has collapsed. Thousands of ticketholders are screwed.
  9. There’s a new app that helps artists finds superfans. It’s called Fave.
  10. Don’t know what to watch on YouTube? The company is testing a “play something” button.
  11. If you’ve been following the case of Anthropic vs. Universal Music, this is interesting.
  12. Paul McCartney had an interesting in-concert fear.
  13. Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard is still battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
  14. Imagine if your grandfather was Ozzy Osbourne. This is actually kinda adorable. But she is a bit scared of Grandpa.
  15. This is an unusual stream-ripping case that somehow involves Rick Astley.

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Alan Cross

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