Random music news for Friday, January 22, 2021
More shroom research. Just sayin’. Let’s try some music news for January 22, 2021.
- No Glastonbury this year. Again.
- The Rio, a Vancouver music venue, has turned itself into a sports bar to survive the pandemic. (Via Sean)
- Meanwhile, Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom needs to be integrated and protected.
- Amazon has landed on the US Trade Representative’s annual Notorious Markets piracy list.
- TikTok has a new Q&A feature that allows you to ask questions of creators.
- The story of how Tommy James sold 100 million records and was ripped off by the mob.
- It’s been ten years since Microsoft killed the Zune. It still has its fans. In fact, I recently found mine.
- There’s a documentary on DOA’s Joey “Shithead” Keithley on his move from hardcore punk rocker to the politician. Check out the trailer.
- Love cover versions? Read this.
- Apple is apparently working on a VR headset.
- Sublime will be the subject of a graphic novel.
- And Ice-T is working on a book called Split Decision.
- System of a Down’s Serj Tankien has some pretty harsh words for Donald Trump. REALLY harsh.
- Mongolian metal stars The Hu are featured on a commemorative coin.
- And this Britney Spears documentary looks…weird.