Published on June 11th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for June 11, 2018
It was on this day in 1982 that ET: The Extraterrestrial debuted in theatres. Now in music news for June 11, 2018…
- Led Zeppelin has reunited…to work on a 50th-anniversary book.
- RIP Danny Kirwan, an early guitarist with Fleetwood Mac.
- Bruce Springsteen received a special Tony Award for his one-man show on Broadways.
- Elvis’ 1963 Rolls-Royce is getting its own documentary.
- So what’s the future of music? Let’s check in with the head of the RIAA and this keynote speech.
- Joy Division and New Order Doc Martens? Yes, please.
- According to this source, there are more than 8,000 rappers registered on Spotify whose names begin with “Lil.” Lil Wayne, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Yachty, Lil Pimp. Lil Jon…
- Diddy says he’s no longer interested in owning an NFL team.
- Spotify’s market capitalization is now $30 billion USD. It’s worth more than all the major labels put together.
- Feminist author Germaine Greer doesn’t think much of Beyonce’s wardrobe stories. (Via Steve)
- Interesting analysis: The Ontario election ads we saw before YouTube videos.
- Imagine being paid to sing by the note. And each note you sing earns you £2,000. It’s happened.
- At 22, this guy is the youngest owner of a vinyl pressing plant anywhere in the world.
- St. Vincent covers Tool. Yes, St. Vincent.
- Eminem managed to piss off a lot of people at Bonnaroo by doing this.