Random music news for Monday, August 6, 2018
I’m supposed to be on vacation this week, so apologies if there are fewer posts than usual. Back to normal a week from today. However, I can’t leave you without some music news for August 6, 2018.
- Into podcasting? Could this be the next frontier?
- Could Courtney Love’s godfather be Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead? She’s called in someone to help find out.
- Lance Bass now owns the Brady Bunch house.
- Now Styx has been drawn into the Donald Trump/Russia probe. Sort of.
- Still looking for a summer vacation idea? How about K-pop lessons in Korea? (Via Tom)
- If epileptic children listen to Mozart, could that prevent seizures? Maybe.
- The Mars rover, Curiosity, is no longer singing “Happy Birthday” to itself. Here’s why.
- Interesting how Prince’s name has been scrubbed from everything at Paisley Park.
- This new biography of Jimmy Page sounds like it’s going to be full of dirt.
- Canada’s Stingray music service keeps growing by acquisition. It just bought Music Choice.
- This former 3 Doors Down guitarist faces more jail time. Drugs.
- Is this a look at the iPhone 9?
- Almost a year after the worst mass shooting in the US at the Route 91 music festival in Las Vegas, police have closed the investigation without finding a motive.
- Is the (in)famous Viper Room on Sunset Boulevard facing the wrecking ball? Maybe.
- Two more stream-ripping sites have been sued by record labels.