Random music news for Friday, June 30, 2023

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Well, that would cut down on the amount of email we’d have to deal with. Read music news for June 30, 2023–while you can.

  1. Rapper Travis Scott will not face criminal prosecution over the Astroworld tragedy.
  2. Is ChatGPT changing the music industry? Why, yes. Yes it is.
  3. At least one music CEO thinks that AI can be a big help when it comes to protecting creativity and copyright.
  4. And still with AI, a South Korean streaming service is adopting the technology.
  5. The future of karaoke? Being able to sing songs in the original artist’s voice with help from AI. It’s… weird.
  6. How do big tours by acts like Beyonce and Tay-Tay drive local economies? Like this.
  7. Steven Spielberg’s Ambling Entertainment just sold a 50% stake in a music library.
  8. This is interesting: the latest YouTube Culture & Trends Report.
  9. During a performance, a fan presented Pink with…a big wheel of cheese.
  10. Trash, is it?
  11. The Trouble with KanYe: “Important TV.”
  12. Are these the seven most important keyboards off all time? They sure could be.
  13. A fan of Silverchair? Ben Gillies (drummer) and Chris Joannou (bassist) have a new “tell-all” book.
  14. It turns out that the universe “hums” thanks to supermassive black holes. Cue the next new Muse song. background here.
  15. Nickelback gave this interview when they were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in Calgary.
  16. Likedance music? Got a Peloton bike? Then this is for you.

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BONUS: Into cycling? Try this.

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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