Published on March 17th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Saturday, March 17, 2018
St. Patrick’s Day. You know what to do. Now, music news from around the world for March 17, 2018.
- Speaking of St. Patrick’s Day, here are the songs you’re most likely to hear at some point today. Hey, there’s data to back it up!
- Here are my weekly music picks for Global News.
- Neil Young wonders why that woman from the NRA who hates him so much “doesn’t just shoot” him.
- Nirvana Returns (not exactly as illustrated.)
- Inmates at the Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener have released a 10-song album. Listen here.
- Did you grow up watching Transformers in the 80s? A soundtrack for the series has finally been released. (Via Tom)
- And in case you missed the story of the $300 million lawsuit against Miley Cyrus… (Tom again)
- So how do we feel about this list of the 50 best punk albums of all time? (Still Tom…)
- Radio: still doing well in the digital era.
- Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction, co-founder of Lollapalooza) has a new $100 million VR venture in Las Vegas.
- Contextual playlists: the idea of playlists focused on events and activities. It’s a growing thing.
- Fun: a list of songs you know but can’t name. Or can you?
- Good timesuck: Louder.me is a game based on your musical journey.
- So how is Bruce Springsteen doing on Broadway five months into his run? Let’s find out.
- Yes, music can make exercise better.
- SXSW had a panel discussion about sexual misconduct in the music industry.