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Random music news for Wednesday, September 20, 2023

So now Elon Musk wants to charge everyone for using Twitter X? Why just not shut off all the servers and be done with it? Meanwhile, music news for September 202, 2023 remains free.

  1. Billy Corgan has married longtime girlfriend (and mother of his two children) Chloe Mendel. They’ve been together since 2012.
  2. After ten years, Billy Joel is about to end his monthly residency at Madison Square Garden. The last show–the 90th in the series-will be in July 2024.
  3. Marilyn Manson has been ordered to pay a fine of US$1,200 for horking on a videographer during a 2019 concert.
  4. The US recorded music industry did very, very well last year. The figures are in.
  5. Here’s yet another previously-undiscovered Beatles concert. This one is from 1963.
  6. Three of the Sex Pistols have a new admin deal with BMG Music. Johnny can’t be happy.
  7. High blood pressure? Depression? Pain? Try music.
  8. Slow dancing at a metalcore show? Yep.
  9. Into video game sound effects? You might want to read this.
  10. RIP British folksinger Roger Whittaker. He was 87.
  11. Have children? Want to introduce them into music-making? There’s an AI program called Splash Pro AI that could help.
  12. Beware, though. Some music AI apps and plug-ins can be kind of “messy.”
  13. Still with AI, there’s been a study in the UK about the principles that should be adopted for is development and implementation.
  14. Spotify is annoyed at Apple over the offering of audiobooks. Here’s why.
  15. There’s another Rolling Stones album coming? Apparently.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: I can’t stop watching this from a Blue Jays game a few weeks ago.

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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