Published on November 30th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Friday, November 30, 2018
It’s been a bad year for romaine lettuce, hasn’t it? I miss my caesar salads. Here’s some music news for November 30, 2018.
- Qobuz, a high-res streaming platform, is expanding.
- Not music related, but interesting: Starbucks is about to fix its porn problem.
- Unofficial concert recordings have exploded. Thanks, Internet!
- Brian Eno will soon release a new version of his “generative music app.” Details here.
- Lonely? Try radio.
- Maybe teens aren’t as antisocial as we fear. Yeah, they’re online a lot, but they’re also socializing offline. Details in this study.
- Here’s the latest survey of podcasting and podcast listening.
- Jay-Z is wrapped up in some kind of lawsuit that’s taken a weird twist.
- UNESCO has given a special cultural designation to reggae. (Additional detail here.)
- If you’re a fan of British indie music, you need to read this story on the role played by the labels.
- Could Apple’s 30% cut of in-app purchases disappear? Maybe–and then things could get weird.
- Radio’s short attention span: What should be done?
- Here’s the latest on the alleged interest Apple has in iHeart.
- And here come the celebrity Christmas albums.