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Random music news for Saturday, June 9, 2018

On this day in 1973, Secretariat, the greatest horse ever, won the Triple Crown. Moving on to music news for June 9, 2018…

  1. Here are my weekly music picks for
  2. The next iPhone is going to be bigger–and expensive.
  3. And for all those people who bought the $17,000 version of Apple Watch when it first came out, congratulations. It will be obsolete with the next update.
  4. Yes, concerts and festivals were very intense in the 1990s. Here’s pictorial proof.
  5. Kinda fun: Some weird facts about ABBA.
  6. YouTube has been found liable of copyright infringement by an Austrian court. This could have implications far beyond that.
  7. If you’re driving, don’t play the bongo drums, okay?
  8. RIP Deicide’s Ralph Santolla. Somewhere, Bob Larson is smiling.
  9. What will make up the next generations of classic hits for radio? Let’s explore that.
  10. Why do record collectors collect records? Let’s explore that, too.
  11. Supermanager Scooter Braun delivered this fascinating keynote at the MIDEM music conference. It’s worth reading.
  12. This could be the world’s smallest nightclub.
  13. A band called Velociraptor has put out a song called “Bono and the Edge.” (VIa Larry)
  14. Whoa. A lost John Coltrane album has been found? Wow.
  15. There was a Facebook bug that may have exposed some of your private messages. You might want to read this.
  16. Musicians still believe these four myths about the music industry.
  17. Here’s a look at embarrassing dad dancing by rock stars.
  18. Dr. Dre faces a $100 million lawsuit over Beats headphones.
  19. This home formerly owned by Madonna just sold for $35 million USD.
  20. Bagpiper arrested. Justice!

Alan Cross

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