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Random music news for Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Looking to buy a slightly used Airbus A380? Thai Airways is auctioning off their six planes with the opening bid for one of them starting at just US$50,000. Regular list price? Just US$450 million. A bargain, no? Meanwhile, here’s some music news for September 6, 2023.

  1. So what was Florence Welch’s “life-saving surgery” last month? She says she’s still not strong enough to talk about it.
  2. Are oldies radio stations actually showing us the future? Discuss.
  3. Some radio broadcasters got together to talk about the threat of AI to their livelihoods.=
  4. In other AI news, you can now have a program write your maid of honour speech.
  5. Attention K-Mart shoppers: Here’s the kind of music you used to hear in the store back in 1973.
  6. The Rolling Stones have their first album of new material in 20 years. Welcome to Hackney Diamonds.
  7. Kanye won’t be boating much in Venice in the future.
  8. Here’s an embarrassing TV faux pas.
  9. Meet Noonoouri, Warner Music’s new virtual artist.
  10. Too much informaiton, Robbie Williams.
  11. You know who’s regretting the power of Taylor Swift? All of Hollywood.
  12. The Osbournes are back doing a podcast after a break of five years. And we have an update on Ozzy’s health, too.
  13. Let’s compare Tay-Tay’s tour with that of Beyonce. Here are some charts.
  14. I wonder if Mozart liked dogs? Here’s why I ask.

BONUS: This is the kind of hack that will send dudes into a severe case of shrinkage.

BONUS BONUS: Remember the song “88 Lines About of 44 Women” by The Nails? There’s a Simpsons version.

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One thought on “Random music news for Wednesday, September 6, 2023

  • #14 – my two Westies howl like wolves whenever Oakville Fire goes by with sirens blaring.

    I have an audio file to prove it – had to play it for the 2 FFs who live on my street. Steve and Martha thought I was pulling their leg.


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