Ides of March, etc. Here’s what you need to know about music news for March 15, 2019.
- Newstrike, the Canadian weed company in which the Tragically Hip had a 5% equity stake, has been sold. (Ticker symbol HIP.V)
- “Michael Jackson is innocent” posters have been removed from around London after complaints from an abuse survivor’s group.
- More on the K-pop sex scandal. This is getting worse.
- Do NOT buy this book at this price. Repeat: Do NOT! (Via Mike)
- It’s never good when a small affordable recording studio struggles to stay in business. Here’s one such case in Toronto.
- This is fun: Back in 1999, a music writer predicted which bands would still be around in 20 years. Let’s review those predictions.
- Yes, it looks like Apple is getting to announce a new video streaming service. They’re racing to sign up studios.
- A Google gaming console? It looks like it.
- We’re back to putting smartphones in blenders.
- There’s a new book on Rush coming. Rush Wandering the Face of the Earth is all about the band’s world tours.
- The Toronto Raptors’ practice facility has been named the OVO Athletic Centre in
- Lady Gaga just dropped US$23 million on a beachfront place in Malibu.
- Jack White’s Third Man Records just turned ten years old.
- Gear porn: The most expensive audio equipment in the world looks like this.
- Yes, radio is still alive and well. See?
- Fascinating: These are the best times to post anything on social media.