Published on October 9th, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Monday, October 9, 2017
Happy Thanksgiving to all! (Yes, America, we do things differently up here.) And now the music news for October 9.
- After three legs of the Not in This LIfetime tour, Guns ‘N Roses has grossed over $150 million USD. THAT’S why they all buried the hatchet.
- Remember paedo sicko former Lostprophets sicko Ian Watkins? He’s still at it, even though he’s still in prison.
- Great point: How will journalism be delivered when we’re all using smart speakers?
- Good reading: the 14 worst myths about the music industry.
- The Telsa Model 3 has Tunein Radio as factory-installed audio.
- REM’s Automatic for the People was released 25 years ago this week (October 5, 1992). Here are ten things about the album you might not know. (Via Greggory)
- And here’s the Blade Runner 2049 soundtrack. Stream it all!
- Did you catch the new Blade Runner movie over the weekend? Here’s some history on the soundtrack to the original movie by Vangelis. It’s a cult hit, you know–and also highly influential.
- Have you ever gone to a concert alone? Apparently, a lot of people have and feel quite good about it.
- Looking for a cool retro turntable? Then take a look at this.
- Are you addicted to your smartphone? Here’s something to consider.
- Remembering the “Star-Spangled Banner” World Series flap of 1968. Jose Felciano was controversial?
- You think you’re a troll? These are trolls. (Note the Rick Astley atrocity.) (Via Tom)
- Here’s more on the soul-searching going on in country music in regards to its relationship to the NRA.
- George Michael’s housekeeper is letting people tour his home.
- The new Mountain Goats EP is all about Ozzy Osbourne. Wait–what?
- Frank Sinatra did NOT like Donald Trump.
- A member of the Lovin’ Spoonful has been arrested on child porn charges.
- The Breeders are back. Good.
- How Walk Off the Earth scored with Outlander.