Published on June 30th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Saturday, June 30, 2018
Sixty-five years today, the first Chevrolet Corvette rolled off the assembly line. Now we can talk about music news for June 30, 2018.
- Here are my weekly music picks for GlobalNews.ca.
- If you haven’t heard the prank call made to Donald Trump on Air Force One yet, do it now. (Via Tom)
- Drake’s new album is certainly having a good weekend. The dude is the king of streaming.
- Speaking of whom, want a stake in Drizzy’s whiskey?
- Justin Bieber’s former neighbour wants him arrested. Fine by me.
- Damon Albarn does NOT like Kanye West.
- Meanwhile, Kanye has taken a loss on his Manhattan condo.
- I’ve been told that Google had a private event for advertisers that spent over $100 million with them. About 40 people were entertained by a set from Duran Duran.
- Rumour from inside the Royal Palace: Meghan Markle’s personal assistant is someone who used to work for…Madonna.
- Brendon Urie of Panic! At the Disco has founded a new human rights organization called Highest Hopes Foundation.
- Taylor Swift has a restraining order against a crazy fan.
- “Spotify for news?” Some companies are already working on it.
- There are now more than 10 million items in the Discogs database.
- A bronze statue of Nick Cave on a horse? Coming soon!
- There’s a Guns ‘N Roses pop-up store in operation this weekend at the Scarborough Town Centre. It’s designed to promote the re-release of Appetite for Destruction. There is also a lot of exclusive merch on sale.
- This anti-racism row involving a Morrissey concert in Manchester is getting interesting. There’s much to say about Mozzer’s turn to the far right.
- And…the concert has been canceled.
- What’s this glitch in Google Home’s ability to get requests and commands right?
- This is disturbing: How much of the world’s consumer tech devices are made with forced labour?
- The true story behind Deep Purple’s “Smoke on the Water.”
- You’re suing Iron Maiden now?