Published on March 3rd, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Friday, March 3, 2017
The first-ever properly organized indoor hockey game was played on the day in 1875 in Montreal. And now, the music news…
- Here are the details of YouTube’s $35/mnth streaming service.
- Spotify says it now has more than 50 million subscribers. However, the rate of growth is slowing.
- The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac are planning festivals in both New York and LA.
- Lou Reed’s archives have been acquired by the NY Public Library.
- Ed Sheeran got drunk and “cracked Justin Bieber in the face with a golf club.”
- The clearance HMV continues with price cuts of up to 50%. And yes, they still have furniture and fixtures for sale.
- No, SXSW will not deport any artist.
- Blink-182 is going to release “a whole new version” of the California album on May 19.
- Could your phone sound as good as a $15,000 stereo? Maybe.
- Remember that post I had on the inadequacies of PPM meters when it comes to accurate radio ratings? Check this out.
- I want this for my basement: The console Pink Floyd used to record Dark Side of the Moon is up for sale. (Via Tom)
- Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch has a new name and its selling price drastically cut.
- Rod Stewart’s “fake execution” stunt. Bad idea, dude.
- Elton John says American radio stations are ageist. He may have a point.
- Could this anti-Donald Trump song ever hit #1 in the US? Probably not for obvious reasons, but that hasn’t stopped people from dreaming.
- Brain-reading headphones that help you concentrate.