Published on July 21st, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Saturday, July 21, 2018
Hot? The lowest temperature ever recorded on the planet was on this day at Vostok Station, Antarctica, where it reached -89.2 C. And now for music news on July 21, 2018…
- Here are my weekly music picks for GlobalNews.ca.
- A Toronto dude has sued Facebook for $500,000 for “anxiety” over the Cambridge Analytica leaks.
- PROOF that these celebrities are part of the Illuminati! (Whoa. I need to go outside and play more often.)
- Adrian Cronauer, the radio guy portrayed by Robin Williams in Good Morning Vietnam, has died at age 79.
- Ted Nugent: hypocrite.
- You can really take some great pictures with an iPhone. See?
- This is not how you pack some earbuds for shipping, Amazon.
- Jay-Z vs. https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/jul/19/jay-z-philadelphia-mayor-jim-kenney-made-in-america-festivalthe major of Philadelphia.
- A good point: Why did North American music festivals nearly go extinct during the 70s and 80s yet thrived in Europe?
- An interesting look at Internet radio.
- Labels are throwing money around to sign the next rap god.
- There’s a new music business mentoring program for women. Take a look.
- Taylor Swift (among others) has signed on for a movie version of the musical Cats.
- If you were around in the 70s, you’ll remember how big KISS was. Here are some pictures from that era. (Via Tom)
- Four men have been indicted in the murder of rapper XXXTentacion.
- Why the world doesn’t care about your music–yet.
- Not everyone is enjoying Paul Simon’s final tour.
- One of Muse’s road crew has launched a charity to support the next generation of roadies.
- Nashville has become a real destination for scoring movies and TV shows.
- Got an accent? Having trouble with your smart speaker understanding you? You’re not alone.
- This DJ app can upload your mixes directly to SoundCloud.
- Is Instagram littered with bots? Possibly.