Published on February 13th, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Monday, February 13, 2017
I had another kidney stone attack, this time right in the middle of my gig MCing a wedding here in Singapore. I do not recommend doing this. I’ve now excrete enough stones to fill the bottom of a fish tank. (Sorry about the imagery.) And now, the music news of the day.
- If you want to learn faster, science says speed up the pace of the podcasts you’re listening to.
- More science. Ever wonder why people who speak with an accent don’t sing with one?
- Did you notice that Prince returned to Spotify over the weekend. The Purple One must be freaking out wherever he is.
- Would you go see a movie about Bubbles, Michael Jackson’s chimp? You’ll soon have your chance.
- Musicals aren’t sexy. See?
- Interesting: Proper surround sound over headphones.
- This is good: Joni Mitchell was well enough to appear at a pre-Grammy party.
- Bruce Springsteen’s rejected Harry Potter song appeared online–and then disappeared.
- Devo emojis? (Via Tom)
- Universal has resurrected the Polygram label, but just for film and TV.
- This Toronto vinyl pressing plant thinks they can revolutionize the way records are made.
- What do Sammy Hagar and Adam Levine have in common? Tequila.
- Thirteen people were injured in a Dillinger Escape Plan bus crash.
- Legendary jazz singer Al Jarreau has died at age 76.
- The ceiling of a nightclub in Manchester fell down, forcing clubbers to hold it up.
- What’s this about Drake talking a guy down from a bridge?