Published on February 26th, 2016 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Friday, February 26, 2016
No 503 errors on the website so far today. That’s good. And so is this roundup of music news.
- Even Dave Grohl couldn’t save this beloved recording studio from going out of business.
- Looking for some cool music-related emojis? Go here.
- Norway may be shutting off all the country’s FM transmitters, but Sweden won’t. They’ve had a change of heart.
- How’s this for a job: The head of Liverpool’s Beatles Legacy Group.
- Rumour: Is Google thinking about buying Spotify?
- Live Nation brought in $7.8 BILLION USD in revenue last year. I should point out that the company is run by Canadians.
- Which leads me to this: How performing live benefits performers.
- Liam Gallagher isn’t a fan of today’s music. What a surprise.
- Be glad you don’t live near Jude Law. Here’s why.
- Interesting: Joe Biden will introduce Lady Gaga at the Oscars on Sunday.
- Meanwhile, the first transgender nominee is boycotting the whole thing.
- Quincy Jones is suing the estate of Michael Jackson. Wait–what?
- Janet Jackson: lip-syncer. Or so says Elton John.
- A rare Beatles recording is going up for auction.
- February blahs? Here’s a look ahead to the European music festivals coming up this summer.
- Here’s a great review for the new album from The Cult.