Published on May 28th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Monday, May 28, 2018
It’s both Memorial Day in the US and a bank holiday in the UK, so let’s see if anything is happening in music news for May 28, 2018.
- Two people died at a music festival in the UK; the rest of the event was canceled. A total of 15 people were admitted to hospital.
- A couple of French teenagers have been arrested for hacking into and defacing some YouTube videos.
- Jay-Z apparently has a secret son and won’t take a paternity test to settle the situation. The secret son is annoyed by this.
- It seems that the Rolling Stones really, really like Florence Welch.
- Want to buy an 11,500 square-foot place where Tom Petty used to live? Just $5 million US.
- And if you were to buy that house, you might want to commission a book like this.
- More vintage rock photos have made it into the Smithsonian.
- Here’s a review of the official World Cup song. SPOILER: It’s not good.
- Let’s assess this whole “song of the summer” business again for 2018.
- And here’s another assessment of the same thing.
- Your iPhone may soon also be your hotel room key.
- Vevo, the home for so many music videos, is reportedly closing down its website and shutting down its apps.
- Bored on a Monday? Try a little AMSR fun.
- Are you in the music tech space? What would you tell your 18-year-old self about what’s happening in this space?
- Have you seen A Quiet Place? This discusses the sound design of the film.
- Bon Jovi rosé? Yep.
- The GDPR thing (and I know you’ve received dozens of goofy emails on this) could stretch outside of Europe.