Published on November 26th, 2014 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for November 26, 2014
I was at a Stevie Wonder show at the Air Canada Center last night. He had a 26-piece (!!!) band.
- Here’s an interesting new use for Blu-ray discs: Solar cells.
- “Penises, Butts and Gossip. Why Modern Music Journalism Sucks“
- U2 releasing a rare double set of a gig from 1980. (Via Michael)
- Meanwhile, Bono and U2 have been named by CQ among 2014’s least influential people. They’re down there with Robin Thicke.
- Improve the taste of your wine with sound.
- Now you can’t escape Christmas music wherever and whenever you shop, even online.
- However, a new study says that Canadians LOVE holiday music.
- Prince has another Internet hissy fit, deleting his Facebook and Twitter accounts and yanks all his music from YouTube and Soundcloud.
- Here’s a nice feature from Rolling Stone about the making of the original Band Aid record 30 years ago this week.
- Attention Phil Rudd: if you ever want to get back into AC/DC, this isn’t the way to make it happen.
- This musician LOVES Spotify. Take that, Thom Yorke, Taylor Swift and David Byrne!
- And on the subject of Spotify, here’s how data and mobile apps are shaping the company’s drive to be profitable.
- Sinead O’Connors defends the whole Band Aid 30 project.
- Liam Gallagher’s baby mama woes continue.
- Will Twitter buy this app that allows you just to take selfies? If it does, Justin Bieber will make some dosh because he invested in it.