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Random music news for Tuesday, June 27, 2023

I’ve discovered a new character flaw. I’ve developed an irrational reaction when I see someone wearing two different socks. For no logical reason, it really, really bothers me. Obviously, I should seek help–but not until after I deal with music news for June 27, 2023.

  1. People are going to talk about Elton John’s Glastonbury performance for years. Go here and here to see what I mean.
  2. Meanwhile, at Hellfest… (Via Sean)
  3. This guy stole US$23 million in YouTube music royalties. He’s going to jail. (Via Andrew)
  4. Maybe we should get serious about Dolby ATMOS as the future of music. (Hey, I’m for it.)
  5. Meghan Markle: “Will you be on my podcast?” Taylor Swift; “No.”
  6. A couple in Langley, BC, has been awarded a big settlement after they sued their neighbour for playing loud music.
  7. Pop star fight!
  8. The contract The Beatles signed upon their breakup is going up for auction.
  9. What could be “the most important cassette in the world?” This.
  10. This Guns N’ Roses song inspired multiple murders. Seriously.
  11. Here’s a new way some Toronto rappers are using AI for inspiration.
  12. Here’s a scary list of artists who were attacked/assaulted while on stage.
  13. What’s the future of the internet? More than 300 experts weigh in with some predictions.
  14. Rivers Cuomo, being honest about Weezer.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: Wow. Just…wow.

BONUS BONUS: Nice one, kid! (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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