Published on November 10th, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Friday, November 10, 2017
Today is Morrissey Day in Los Angeles. No, I’m not kidding. And here’s more music news for November 10.
- A guitarist in a hardcore band has just been elected to New York City Council. Way to go, dude.
- I never noticed this before, but it’s true: Why does Taylor Swift write so many one-note melodies?
- Billboard magazine has a survey on sexual harassment in the music industry. Female music executives are not happy.
- Yep, Garth Brooks was lip-syncing. He admits it.
- Need yet another gadget for your TV? Amazon’s Fire Stick (which is kinda like Chromecast) is now available in Canada.
- Google is working on some new voice experiments, some that include music.
- Does the iPhone X mean that we’re approaching the end of smartphones? Here’s that argument.
- Apple Watch vs. iPod: Which is selling more? Do you even have to ask?
- Here are some holiday music myths debunked!
- Who wins an attention battle between Melania Trump or a South Korean pop star? Do you even have to ask?
- So now the kids in Stranger Things want to be Motown stars?
- Drake is apparently making a real push into TV and film.
- The Netherlands apparently pays young people to get high on YouTube. It’s their “DrugsLab” project.
- Okay, so questions keep accumulating about Kanye’s new collection of trademark applications.
- Gift idea: Funko music stars Pop! Rocks dolls. Yes, there’s a Kurt Cobain.
- You can now live in the space where Bob Dylan once recorded.
- The Freddie Mercury biopic is running into more delays. There are whispers that the production has director problems because of some #MeToo-related issues.
- Liked it better when Twitter was just 140 characters? There’s a Chrome plug-in that keeps it that way.