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Random music news for Friday, March 29, 2024

I just can’t get over Trump selling Bibles to raise money for his legal problems. Music news for March 29, 2024, is much less slimy.

  1. If Suge Knight is coming out with a warning for Puffy, you know that sh*t is about to get serious.
  2. Then there’s this bit about Justin Bieber.
  3. And what the hell is this about, Puffy?
  4. Universal Music Group has entered into a new cooperative deal with Spotify that includes something called “social tools.”
  5. Here’s a question: How are artists supposed to earn a living on $0.00173 per stream?
  6. Once again, kids, clear your samples. Otherwise you may end up owing money like this guy.
  7. The Hold Steady have a new children’s book. It’s called Stay Positive, of course.
  8. Are you a “passenger princess” when it comes to selecting tunes for the road?
  9. This is a wild AI-and-music story. Thoughts?
  10. I find this fascinating: The nature of hit songs is changing in three ways: slower, less market dominance, less rhyming.
  11. Travis Scott: Still trying to get his Astroworld disaster charges dismissed
  12. Drake wants to be in the amusement park business. (Via Sean)
  13. Eddie Vedder thinks that Pearl Jam has one or two more good albums left in them.
  14. US podcast listening has reached an all-time high.

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BONUS: An interesting Def Leppard cover to start your weekend. (Via Rick J)

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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One thought on “Random music news for Friday, March 29, 2024

  • I like the story on Pearl Jam. I am glad to hear Eddie talking about making more music. I would 💯% love to hear something new for Pearl Jam. Also, thanks Alan for sharing that remake of Pour Some Sugar on Me. A lovely twist to a great song. I love to see what other artists can do with heritage music.


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