Published on November 1st, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Yep. It’s November, perhaps the second-worst month of the year (after February). And today’s the day a bunch of radio stations flip to playing nothing but Christmas music. And now, some music news for November 1.
- Here’s a summary of some early reviews of the iPhone X.
- About Apple’s upcoming HomePod smart speaker: It won’t work with Spotify.
- An ultra-rare Apple Lisa-1 computer is going up for auction. It’s going to sell for a lot.
- So what’s with Fox News’ ongoing battle vs. Radiohead? Talk about knives out. (Sorry…)
- There’s a really, really funny British TV show called Gogglebox that we don’t seem to get in Canada. And now that Liam Gallagher has signed up to appear, I want it more than ever.
- Made it through the second season of Stranger Things yet? Here’s something that will help with all the pop culture references.
- Are young people still buying music? Apparently so.
- “Brown Acid: The sound that time forgot.”
- Why are albums getting longer? Here’s a possible explanation.
- The UK is having major troubles with scalpers, too.
- Warner music is going to relaunch the Asylum label.
- in #MeToo news, a lot of people are speaking out against a certain photographer.
- Looking for some good rock documentaries? Here are 25 of the best.
- So many people are walking while using their smartphones that airbags have been installed on lamp posts.
- The good news? There’s a new biography of former AC/DC singer Bon Scott. The bad news? His friends hate it.
- Here’s a list of artists who have broken Beatles chart records. That still doesn’t make the Beatles any less important, though.
- How solid is the vinyl market this year? Sainsbury’s, a British grocery store chain, has just launched its own label. (Sorry. Paywall link.)