Published on March 15th, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Ides of March, etc. And now the music news.
- A local musician was shot during a robbery at SXSW. ‘Murcia!
- A new trial date has been set regarding the allegations of Michael Jackson and child molestation.
- Podcasting is big and getting bigger. Check out these listener stats from the US.
- I had no idea Johnny Cash played so many Canadian dates over his career. See? (Via Cameron)
- If you’re a U2 fan, you’ll want this 3oth anniversary edition of The Joshua Tree.
- Speaking of whom, former manager Paul McGuinness remembers how expensive it was to stage the 360 Tour.
- Vinyl was supposed to be good business for Canada Boy Vinyl. It turned out not to be.
- Paul McCartney plans to release a cassette for Record Store Day.
- Are you an artist planning to travel to the US to perform? How to avoid border hassles in the era of Trump.
- Here’s a way artists could see their US incomes bump up.
- This is good: An oral history of thrash metal.
- A fully-function Apple 1 will go up for auction in a few days. It’s gonna be expensive.
- Here’s an interesting interview with the Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde. She’s lonely.
- The Who is going to perform a residency at Caesar’s in Las Vegas this summer.
- This new artist has generated $1 million in sync fees. Read all about this crazy world here.
- Google has been woven into this jacket. Wait–what? Details here and here.
- Nick Cave may be involved in some resurrecting of the dead in a Gladiator sequel.