Published on April 12th, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Friday, April 12, 2019
The first-ever space shuttle launch happened on this day in 1981 as STS-1. It was Columbia–but we all know what eventually happened there. Moving to music news for April 12, 2019…
- A week after this heart surgery, Mick Jagger went for a walk in the park.
- Here’s an interesting family dynamic. A black metal musician in Louisana has been arrested for burning three churches. He’s the son of a local sheriff.
- The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas is not a fan of streaming.
- Amazon employees are listening to us when we speak to Alexa. Discuss.
- Ronnie James Dio is going on tour this year. He’s still dead, of course, but his hologram is just fine.
- If you like playing games with a musical twist, try this.
- The latest “social music app” is Norway’s Requestify.
- Some nightclubs have some terrible names. See?
- As a radio person, this new technology is a little frightening.
- Nanny 1, Spice Girl 0 (or more correctly, -$2.3 million)
- Wait: There were plans to move Elvis’ Graceland to Japan?
- More proof that music can help people with dementia.
- Here’s a history of artists who have not paid their taxes.
- SNL is going all-in with K-pop this weekend.
- Fun: The most-streamed songs in the UK.
- Why do people listen to podcasts? Why do they avoid them? Here are some answers.