Random music news for Saturday, January 16, 2021
A “smart mask?” I’m surprised it took this long. Moving to music news for January 16, 2021…
- RIP Tim Bogert, bass player of Vanilla Fudge.
- Def Leppard has launched what they say is the first-ever “digital rock’n’roll museum.”
- This is interesting: Prince’s first-ever filmed interview–and it didn’t take place until 1985! (Via Sean)
- So is this: A sad song can sound NOT sad to other people depending on where they grew up.
- YouTube.com now has voice commands for search, navigate, and play.
- A good question: Why are The Backstreet Boys tweeting about QAnon?
- Claudio Sanchez of Coheed and Cambria has written a song about how hard it is to get a PlayStation5.
- Here’s one way around pandemic restrictions when it comes to selling records.
- Switzerland will kill FM radio broadcasts within two years and move entirely to DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting).
- This could change subwoofer design forever.
- Mick Fleetwood has followed Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham by selling his Fleetwood Mac publishing for big dollars.
- Here’s a musical Pawn Stars story with an uncharacteristically happy ending.
- Looking for music biopics? Try these. (Via Sean)
- This woman was thrown out of a Marilyn Manson/Rob Zombie show in London, Ontario. She then allegedly drove drunk into a house that exploded. She’s now being sued for $2.5 million.
- Want to rent David Cassidy’s former home in Fort Lauderdale? Just US$25,000 a month.
- It’s going to be tough for British acts to tour Europe now that Brexit is in effect.