Published on June 17th, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Saturday, June 17, 2017
Out of Thailand and now in Singapore. The big question: after a 7-day detox treatment during which I lost 7 kg, can I continue to be good? Or will I undo all that hard work at some of this city’s great restaurants?
And now, the music news for June 17.
- So THAT’S what we see on the cover of Soundgarden’s Superunknown album. I’d always wondered.
- A kinder, gentler, less aggressive Ted Nugent? Apparently.
- Is it possible to have a favourite chord?
- Consumers are loving Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A lot.
- Manchester Arena will remain closed until September after that awful bombing.
- This is cool: The voice calling out stops on trams in Manchester is the Happy Mondays’ Shaun Ryder. THAT I’d like to hear.
- Interesting idea: songwriting credits on streaming services.
- Canadian telcos will not longer be able to charge customers to unlock their mobile phones. Good.
- There will be a charity single for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in the UK.
- A tax on Netflix? Not if PM Justin has anything to say about it.
- First Nations radio is about to get a whole lot stronger in Canada with the granting of these licenses.
- No one has more Twitter followers than Katy Perry. No one.
- NYC still has a “no dancing” law that covers all kinds of establishments. The 91-year-old law could soon be repealed.
- Nelly thinks that Father’s Day should be moved. He does have a point.
- There’s some criticism about the new Tupac biopic.
- Hunted African albinos are speaking–and singing–out.
- This looks like a great documentary on blind musical prodigies.