Published on September 2nd, 2015 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Wednesday, September 2, 2015
In London for a few days to visit the Vintage.tv people. They’re coming to Canada, you know. In other music news…
- If you’ve been to any of the shows on U2’s current tour, here are some cool behind-the-scenes secrets from the band’s chief touring guy, Willie Williams. (Via Larry)
- Wait: You mean that a Facebook investment didn’t make Bono a billionaire? (Larry again.)
- What’s this about Taylor Swift evicting Gandalf from her apartment? (Via Tom)
- Byta: One solution to the problem of missing metadata for digital music files.
- Hang on: What does the Toronto Symphony Orchestra have to do with the Polaris Music Prize now?
- Travis Barker, he of Blink-182 has a book coming out, but it’s been pushed back to November.
- Deadmau5 is rather pleased that the new EDM-themed movie We Are Your Friends is a stiff at the box office.
- Katrina and the Waves’ “Walking on Sunshine”: Has a band ever milked a single song so much for so long?
- EMI has offered a six-month “sample amnesty.” Here’s what that means.
- How well do you know your James Bond theme songs? Take this quiz.
- Totally off-the-wall link: How much do you know about Caribbean steel drums?
- Madonna’s former place in Beverly Hill is up for sale again. Got $35 million or so?