Happy Canada Day! Try not to burn things down with fireworks. We have enough smoking problems right now. Here’s what’s making music news for July 1, 2023.
- People! STOP THROWING SH!T AT PERFORMERS ONSTAGE!
- Spotify has swiped right on Tinder.
- Elon is going to have a miserable time fighting the massive music copyright infringement lawsuit filed against Twitter. Here’s why.
- A TikTok e-commerce site to rival Amazon? That’s what they say.
- Remember The Pirate Bay? It’s back.
- Stitcher, the podcast platform, will be shut down this summer and absorbed into SiriusXM.
- Goldman Sachs has a new report on the music industry. Among other things, it predicts that the global music market will be worth US$151 billion by 2030. It’s at US$92 billion now.
- Matt Helders, the drummer for Arctic Monkeys, is selling this place in LA.
- Here are some important things to consider when it comes to the use of AI and radio.
- AI is coming to podcasting, too. Here’s how. This will actually be a great help.
- And the US says that there’s no copyright protection for any AI-generated content. This will be interesting.
- Orangutan beatboxing.
- Toronto is getting a Japanese-inspired vinyl listening lounge.
- This artwork used for an 80s hard rock album just sold for US$6 million.
- Finally, you do NOT want to be Ryan Reynolds’ assistant. Here’s why.
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BONUS: Damn, these bring back memories. Then again, I’ve been around for a while.
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