Published on February 9th, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Saturday, February 9, 2019
Please, people: If there’s snow on the hood or roof of your car, sweep it off before you head out on the highway. A safety tip just before we get into music news for February 9, 2019.
- Here are my weekly music picks for GlobalNews.ca.
- The Grammys are tomorrow. Big deal, right? But some people care. Here are some predictions.
- Ariana Grande vs. the Grammy producer: The battle continues. And continues.
- Lindsey Buckingham had emergency heart surgery–and there’s concern some damage was done to his vocal cords in the process.
- Ozzy is still in hospital suffering from “complications of the flu,” but his son Jack says he’s doing much better.
- More fuel for the Michael-Jackson-was-a-pedo crowd.
- And despite protests from the estate, that Leaving Neverland doc will run on HBO on March 3.
- Proving again that they’re one of the hardest working bands in Canadian music, Arkells visited a Calgary high school.
- This studio has started a program to attract more women to the career of being a recording engineer.
- The Yamaha CS-80: “The greatest synthesizer ever.” Discuss.
- How big of a problem is fraud in the music industry today? Let’s examine that.
- Like cover songs? Which ones? And why? Discuss.
- How music in Ramallah in Palestine is keeping hope alive.
- Radio vs. streaming: How’s that going?
- Creating a new type of radio show in the era of digital disruption.
- Want to know about Angus Young’s guitar sound on “Hells Bells?” Go here.
- This Leonard Cohen documentary looks interesting.
- Guitar players should pause a moment in remembrance of Jim Dunlop with his passing. (Via Michael)
- And finally, this has nothing to do with music but damn, it’s cool.