Published on November 12th, 2016 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Saturday, November 12, 2016
You’re reading this because on this day in 1990, Tim Berners-Lee published something about an idea for a “world wide web.” And now, the music news.
- Green Day “fully supports” the anti-Trump protests.
- Here are some of the things discussed this past week at the annual conference of the Ontario Association of Broadcasters.
- Check out what the city of Hamilton is doing with their music city strategy.
- Is the price of vinyl about to come down?
- The city of Orlando is going to buy the site of the Pulse nightclub and turn it into a permanent memorial.
- Maynard James Keenan: “Tool isn’t being lazy when it comes to making a new album!”
- Sub Pop co-founder Bruce Pavitt is now the founder of a tech start-up.
- Drake’s Views hits 3 billion streams on Spotify.
- The US plans to replace “The Star-Spangled Banner” with “The Benny Hill Theme.” (Not really, but it’s fun to contemplate.) (Via Tom)
- If you’re in the UK and run into Ed Sheeran, be aware that making fun of him as a ginger is now a hate crime.
- Beyonce to Coldplay: “No, thanks.”
- Can a hedgehog unlock an iPhone? Yes.
- Still with animals, here’s a twerking bear.
- Are Canadians interested in welcoming American celebrities bailing on their country because of Trump? Maybe not.
- Oh, to be a rich kid in California with a competitive parent when it comes to bar mitzvahs…