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Random music news for Wednesday, October 11, 2023

A charter airline just for dogs? Yes, but it’ll cost you. Meanwhile, music news for October 11, 2023, is completely free.

  1. And since we’re on the subject of dogs, yes, they like music. There’s been more study into that.
  2. Wow. It sounds like Rolling Stone under Jann Wenner was a terrible place for women to work. This is according to an ex-publicist for the magazine.
  3. There are more sickening reports about what happened at the Supernova Festival during the Hamas attack. I can’t even imagine going through something like this.
  4. U2 changed the lyrics to “Pride” at their Saturday night Vegas show to honour the fans killed at the festival.
  5. Toronto musicians are very concerned about the decline of the local music scene.
  6. Here’s another organization calling for ethical guidelines of the use of AI in music. Read what the International Music Publishers International Forum has to say.
  7. Meanwhile, an AI-and-music company has founded its own record label.
  8. Elton John, tech investor. He’s got a piece of a new music monitoring company called Audoo.
  9. How’s this for a hard rock and metal festival?
  10. Everyone: “Hey, Travis Kelce! Tell us about that woman you’re allegedly dating!” Travis Kelce: “Okay.”
  11. A Christian influencer accused Lana Del Rey of being a witch. She had something to say about that. But would a witch do this?
  12. Frasier is back. And the writers have corrected one of the biggest errors of the original: Frasier’s radio salary.
  13. The Tupac murder case is now hot again. Here’s the latest.
  14. Britney’s been dancing again.
  15. And speaking of dancing, this converted IKEA warehouse could now be the world’s largest dance club with a capacity of–wait for it–15,000 people.
  16. How to the Texas Rangers keep winning this season? The music of Creed.
  17. Incubus welcomed Lizzo onstage during a show. And yes, she brought her flute.
  18. Just now, Keef? At your age, that’s pretty good.

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BONUS: Here’s a map that links real stars and points in space to places in science fiction.

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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