Published on March 8th, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for March 8, 2019
Merry International Women’s Day. In addition to that, we have music news for March 8, 2019.
- I wrote this about the current Michael Jackson controversy for GlobalNews.ca.
- The Simpsons have pulled their famous 1991 Michael Jackson episode from reruns.
- And remember when Jackson’s sister called him a pedo? (Via Tom)
- Does anything really believe anything Mark Zuckerberg says about his plans for Facebook?
- What happens in the music industry in the wake of the #MeToo movement? Maybe a rise in strong female performers.
- Marilyn Manson’s old house is up for sale. If those walls could talk, right?
- The Ramones: the musical.
- Somali Night Fever. It’s just like it sounds.
- There’s now an Ariana Grande-inspired menu item at Starbucks.
- More proof that Canadians are paying too much for mobile internet access.
- Not music related, but interesting: The man who invented the handheld calculator has died.
- Again, not entirely music/radio-related, but this has to do with what’s going with autonomous cars.
- More names have been announced for the Woodstock 50 festival.
- Alexa can now tell you what song is coming up next. Radio DJs might feel a little nervous about this.
- Can streaming ever make up for the loss of physical sales? Let’s examine that here.
- The US Supreme Court will rule on whether “used” digital music files can be resold.
- A report says 2.4 billion people are now playing mobile games.
- If you’re one of the many people who discovered Harry Nilsson through the use of his “Gotta Get Up” from HBO’s Russian Doll, read this.
- It’s really, really hard to get tired of this bird-brained music video.
- Here’s one of the bravest bands you will ever meet.
- Would you go to a concert and listen to
the musicthrough headphones? This company is betting that you might.