Published on August 19th, 2014 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for August 19, 2014
Eighty years ago today, the first-ever soapbox derby was held in Dayton, Ohio.
- Are there apps on your phone that are secretly listening to you?
- Elvis and the iPad, together at last.
- If you’ve ever broken your iPhone’s screen, you’ll love this.
- This is the weirdest music-related eBay listing you’ll see all week. (Thanks to Rupinder. I think.)
- Road tragedy on the Motley Crue tour leaves one dead.
- As of next year, Germany’s Scorpions will have been around for FIFTY years. They plan to celebrate–as they should.
- The Tea Party have reunited and will release an album called The Ocean at the End on September 8.
- Happy Mondays’ guitarist saw his child treated for cancer with cannabis. There was some success, too.
- Ed Sheeran has tied a record in the UK.
- Paul McCartney and Kanye have recorded a song together called “Piss on My Grave.” Wait–what?
- Here’s software that figures out to add music to any video.
- Billy Rath, bass player for Johnny Thunders, dies at age 66.