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Bowie Tribute To Be Built Near His London Home

The Aladdin Sane lightning bolt will receive a permanent home not far from Bowie’s birth home in London. A little over a year ago, the late, great, and incomparable David Bowie was honored with his very own constellation in the form of a lightning bolt — a nod to the famed artwork of his 1973 [&hellip.. more

Random Music News for Thursday, February 23, 2017

I’m somewhere between Perth, Australia, and home in Toronto. Through the miracle of traveling east across the date line and through 13 time zones, my Thursday will be 37 hours long. And now, the music news. The Golden Records aboard the Voyager space probes have now been floating out there for 40 years. So far, [&hellip.. more

Eric Church Cancels 25K Tickets Due To Bot Concerts; Insists Fans Come First

Attention ticket bot users and scalpers: Eric Church is not amused with your shenanigans. The multi-platinum country artist is in the middle of his “Holdin’ My Own” tour, which was announced last August, but took action this week in defense of his fans. According to, Church has commissioned a proprietary technology capable of scrubbing [&hellip.. more

Buying a New Car? Consider These Entertainment and Connectivity Trends

Although my car is only a couple of years old, I look at newer models with envy because of the cool technology in their dashboards. This tech is becoming more and more important to new car buyers. Jacobs Media goes a deeper into the situation. The last decade has been an important one for the [&hellip.. more

Death Metal Vocalist Busts Out on The Voice

The Voix, the insanely popular Quebecois version of The Voice, was treated to a metalhead busting out a cover of Necrophagist’s “Stabwound” on the show. Awesomeness ensued, of course.  .. more

More Music From The Inbox 22 Feb 2017 Alysha Brilla, Crazy Bones, Colony House and More!

Artist: Alysha Brilla, “Sarees” Album: Human Amazing talent out of Kitchener-Waterloo artist with an Indo-Tanzanian background Sounds like:  History kept alive Link/Listen/Watch: Artist: Crazy Bones, “Melting” Album: N/A Awesome garage rockers out of Toronto Sounds like:  We’ve had felt like this at times Link/Listen/Watch: Artist: Colony House, “You Know It” Album: Only The Lonely.. more

Random Music News for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Is there anyone with a worse job than Sean Spicer? Think about that the next time you hate your job. And now, the music news… Science says this playlist is the most effective you can get for working out. HMV Canada has begun to sell fixtures and furniture from their stores. Drop in for a [&hellip.. more

John Oliver Explains Vladimir Putin to Donald Trump in Song

From all reports, Donald Trump watches a lot of television. A lot. And sadly, he gets all the news he feels he needs for places like Fox News. Given his choice of viewing, he probably doesn’t watch This Week Tonight, which is too bad since John Oliver performed a very important public service by explaining [&hellip.. more

Random Music News for Tuesday, February 21, 2017

It was on this day in 1958 that the peace symbol was unveiled. I have no idea its official name is the CND symbol. And now, the music news. Kurt Cobain would have been 50 yesterday. Here are Nirvana’s biggest songs in the UK since then. So Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are working together [&hellip.. more

If Kurt Cobain Were Still Alive, He’d Have Turned 50 Today

Had he not departed this plane in April 1994, Kurt Cobain would have turned 50 years old today. He might have looked like this. Frances Bean posted this on Instagram. February 20th 2017. Happy Birthday. A post shared by Frances Bean Cobain (@space_witch666) on Feb 20, 2017 at 12:01am PST Finally, we have this tribute [&hellip.. more

Bono at the Munich Security Conference on How Development Fights Extremism

World leaders dropped into Germany for the Munich Security Conference to discuss issues of defense and national security. Bono managed to wrangle a speaking invitation where he talk about how development–specifically in education and medicine–can go a long, long way in reducing levels of extremism. More at Rolling Stone.. more

Random Music News for Monday, February 20, 2017

Are you enjoying a statutory holiday today? Nice little February break, innit? Holiday or no, there’s still music news to report. I’m still in Western Australia for a few more days. The papers are full of this story about a mass overdose at a music festival. Biggest album in the US this week? The Fifty [&hellip.. more

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