Published on April 14th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Saturday, April 14, 2018
Go home, polar vortex. You’re drunk. That’s all I’ve got–other than these music news items for April 14, 2018.
- Here are my weekly music picks for Global News.
- Art Bell, the former host of the late-night radio show Coast to Coast, has died at 72.
- The doc-style TV drama, Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… is set to tackle the death of Chris Cornell.
- You know Katy Perry’s plan to purchase that convent? Nuns are appealing all the way up to the pope to make her stop.
- This reminds me: It’s time to watch Scarface again.
- Good story: Five musical geniuses who overcame physical disabilities.
- A Mariah Carey memoir? That could be weird.
- Did you ever have a MySpace account? Your data is being sold, too.
- Rod Stewart paid tribute to the Humboldt Broncos at a show in Calgary this week. He’s a hockey dad, too.
- Maybe Apple’s HomePod speaker isn’t selling so well.
- Apple hates leakers. They had 12 employees arrested.
- If you listen to music on SoundCloud, you might like this new mini-player that allows you listen while you browse.
- Advertisers are going after podcasts. Here’s how the money is being spent.
- This is interesting. Fruit Punch Music is a streaming music service just for kids.
- An interesting auction: the doors to the rooms used by Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and Leonard Cohen at the Chelsea Hotel in New York have been sold for big money.
- If you’re going to go on an international tour, make sure you have all the proper permits. Or else.
- Huey Lewis and the News has canceled all 2018 gigs because Huey can’t hear. (Via Tom)