Published on November 19th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Monday, November 19, 2018
Last full day in Thailand. Then it’s a 27-hour ride home including an eight-hour layover in Seoul. I think I’m gonna try me one of those capsule hotels. Meanwhile, here’s some music news for November 19, 2018.
- What’s this about the members of Soundgarden continuing without Chris Cornell? That’s what some people are reading into this article.
- Metallica has donated $100,000 to victims of the California wildfire disaster.
- U2’s latest tour looks to be one of the highest-grossing of 2018.
- This Canadian dude found a long-lost interview he did with Kurt Cobain.
- Mariah Carey is a bit nuts.
- Fortunately, though, she’s sane enough not to perform “All I Want for Christmas is You” until after American Thanksgiving.
- Are CDs dead? Yes! No! What?
- Here’s another plea for music education in schools. Music DOES matter in the real world.
- Shut up, Ted Nugent.
- Here’s an update on the state of the El Mocambo in Toronto. Progress!
- Here are 11 musicians that fit the definition of “independent,” although you’d might not guess that they are.
- Some Guess Who memorabilia has been saved from the dumpster. (Via Tom)
- Justin Bieber has settled his egging lawsuit with his neighbour.
- The Internet of Ears? That sounds ominous.
- Interesting: While use of smart speakers is way up, not a lot of people are using them for news reports.