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Random music news from Monday, September 11, 2023

Look up. Not that high. Down near the northeastern horizon. That’s comet C/2023 P1 Nishimura. It’s back for the first time in 400 years.

  1. Brexit has been a disaster for most music creators. See?
  2. New York City now has Beastie Boys Square.
  3. Country star Zach Bryan behaving badly.
  4. Why would anyone call in a bomb threat to a Lil Nas X documentary screening? Oh. Of course. Morons.
  5. Ant-Flag has some strong words for Justin Sane, their frontman who has been accused of raping women.
  6. What would happen if you suddenly lost your hearing like this guy?
  7. The MSG Sphere opened at the end of the month. The business deals are ramping up.
  8. More Christmas news: Cher’s first-ever Christmas song is coming.
  9. Nepo baby” is now an official word in the dictionary.
  10. “Luxury brand podcasts.” What are those? This.
  11. What language does ChatGPT speak? Oh. Thought so.
  12. You might soon start hearing cannabis ads on Spotify.
  13. How big is Jimmy Buffet’s empire. It’s big. REALLY big.
  14. This certainly was an interesting record store performance.
  15. So Kayne met the devil, did he?
  16. Uh, thanks Kim?
  17. Canada needs more music-theme stamps like this, don’t you think? (Via Rick J)
  18. A nice story about Drake and his dad.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: Say hello to the oldest chicken in the world.

BONUS BONUS: A longer tongue than you’ll find in Gene Simmons. I think.

BONUS BONUS BONUS: Which food is better, McDonald’s Canada or McDonald’s USA? You might be surprised.

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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