Published on March 18th, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Monday, March 18, 2019
And how are we after St. Patrick’s Day? I wonder what absenteeism is like today. Ponder that as we go through music news for March 18, 2019.
- Paris Jackson, daughter of Michael, was said have made a suicide attempt. She says “What are you talking about?”
- The Beastie Boys are going on tour again. Sort of.
- Roger Daltrey of The Who has some views on Brexit. (Via Larry)
- The dance studio is too loud for Burton Cummings. (Via Tom)
- Here’s a fun percussive twist on The Ramones. (Tom again)
- Fall Out Boy is apparently in legal trouble over some llama puppets. You read that correctly.
- Fans of Green Day should take a look at this archive of rare and/or unreleased songs.
- A lot of money–£9,264,000–was raised for charity by selling off George Michael’s stuff.
- Meanwhile, Fyre Fest merch is up for sale.
- The Radiohead “gloom index.” This is worth a look. Details on how this was calculated can be found here. (Via Tim)
- No, it wasn’t a kidnapping. It was actually a music video shoot.
- The new Captain Marvel movie is goosing a bunch of songs from the 90s.
- And here’s why it’s good to be an Irish band with good drinking songs on St. Patrick’s Day.
- Would Google ever think about buying Universal Music? Maybe.
- A good question: Why do so many musicians keep using Pornhub as a streaming music service?
- There’s a possibility that the iPod will make a final big return later this year.