Published on March 11th, 2019 | by Alan Cross1
Random music news for Monday, March 11, 2019
The Monday after the switch to daylight saving time is always the worst, innit? Why is this still a thing when it does bugger-all when it comes to its original purpose of saving energy? Ponder that as we look at music news for March 11, 2019.
- Look at it this way: You’re having a better day than R Kelly. And that overdue child support payment? Covered by an anonymous donor.
- Sales and streams of Michael Jackson songs have taken a big hit since the airing of Leaving Neverland.
- More details on the death of Keith Flint of The Prodigy. It was determined that he took his own life by hanging.
- Filter had a gig in El Paso canceled after the venue was offended by the way the band promoted the gig on Facebook.
- Here’s a good BBC story about the origins of the electric guitar. (Via Alexander)
- The house formerly owned by record producer and convicted murder Phil Spector is for sale.
- Damn hipsters.
- The story of “Who Let the Dogs Out,” which has been called “music’s most annoying song.”
- Too many singles released too quickly: This is a problem for radio.
- Do you have any of these valuable vinyl records in your collection?
- Garth Brooks set a record by selling 420,000 vinyl albums in 24 hours.