Published on February 16th, 2019 | by Alan Cross1
Random music news for Saturday, February 16, 2019
Remember the NHL players’ strike of 2005-2006? On this day in 2005, the league canceled the rest of the season and the playoffs. It was bad.
This is what I have for a round-up for music news on February 16, 2019.
- Here are my weekly music picks for GlobalNews.ca.
- The Jussie Smollett keeps getting weirder and weirder. Something didn’t smell right from the beginning. It’ll be interesting to see how this all plays out.
- Michael Jackson asked for advice on how to do what?
- Could the Ryan Adams #MeToo situation create a domino effect in the indie world?
- Meanwhile, Steven Tyler is trying to make amends.
- Ariana Grande isn’t the only person to recently make a mistake with a tattoo. Right, Lady Gaga?
- Amy Winehouse may still be dead, but that doesn’t mean she can’t sing on records anymore.
- Europe has plenty of digital radio. What’s the problem in North America? Let’s examine that.
- A Fugazi reunion? Maybe.
- What happens to your shared streaming account when you break up with your significant other? It’s tricky.
- Still no Tool album, but it’s instructive to look at the timeline of this saga.
- Forget it, Carlton.
- Katy Perry: Engaged!
- Tommy Lee: Married!
- One of Liam Gallagher’s children is now in a band.
- Remember 2 Live Crew song “Me So Horny?” Here’s how that song came together.
- In a band? Here are five things you need to do before you tell anyone about your music.
- There is an explicable number of covers of Toto’s “Africa” right now. But which one is the best? Discuss here.
- If you’re going to write a song called “Murder on My Mind,” try not to actually murder two people.
- There’s a $300 million copyright lawsuit against Miley Cyrus. Ouch.