Published on February 4th, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Monday, February 4, 2019
Today is Facebook’s 15th birthday. In music news for February 4, 2019…
- Why is this music festival sending out invitations using potatoes? You heard me.
- A coffee table book from Tool’s Danny Carey? Yes.
- The Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Snoop Dogg
re:bud. This is…weird. (Via Tom)
- For the first time in its existence, Rolling Stone magazine is not owned in whole or in part by Jann Wenner.
- Why would Michael Lang want to stage another Woodstock festival? He explains himself here.
- The 40 best song lyrics ever. Discuss.
- “The music industry is fighting for its
- Who has won the most Grammy awards? Nope. You’ll never guess.
- Fun with Photoshop: Artists pictured with their younger selves.
- Want to get into entertainment writing? Better read this first.
- More on the massive
RoxodusFestival coming to Ontario in July. (Via, er, me.)
- Amazon’s Alexa was a hit over Christmas. “The Echo Dot was the best-selling album across all products on Amazon globally.” More here.
- This album was made on a Sega Genesis. Want it? You can get it on a Sega cartridge.
- Beyonce and Jay-Z are offering free tickets for life to one fan who will vow to go vegetarian.
- All five Best Songs will be performed on the Oscars after all. Doesn’t matter because the show will still be four excruciating hours.
- Did you ever form a band for any of these reasons?
- If you’re a fan of Joe Strummer and The Clash, you need to listen to this. (Via Stephen)
- A Buddy Holly fan? Read this.
- The starts of the classic 1979 movie Quadrophenia reunited for the fortieth anniversary of its release.
- Speaking of fortieth anniversaries, we can look at the birth of hip-hop, too.
- Five myths of rock’n’roll. Please discuss.
- Imagine if news like this broke today.
- An “ice orchestra?”
- Next time you get into an Uber or Lyft, the driver might push some music on you. Here’s why.
- Ariana Grande should probably take this offer of a laser tattoo removal.