On this day in 1962, Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors of the NBA. And in music news for March 2, 2019…
- Ahead of Sunday’s HBO premiere of the Michael-Jackson-was-a-pedo documentary Leaving Wonderland, here’s a timeline of the alleged abuses.
- Here’s an interesting analysis of the global state of streaming.
- Meanwhile, streaming revenues grew by 30% in the US alone through 2018.
- And it all adds up to this: The American music industry posted its third year of double-digit growth, all thanks to streaming which grew by
Adamsto tour given his #MeToo issues? Nope.
- Daft Punk is working on an installation on electronic music that will debut in Paris.
- Apple has to be concerned about this: US music fans are spending more on CDs and vinyl than at iTunes downloads.
- Liberty Media, which owns everything from SiriusXM and Pandora to an F-1 team, is looking at buying into Universal.
- Speaking of SiriusXM, it’s added 100 channels to its streaming platform.
- Even though weed is legal in California, it’s still banned at Coachella.
- Then there’s Glastonbury, which has banned single-use plastic bottles. Good move.
- Another foldable phone.
- It looks like Apple is working on some AR glasses.
- Legoland Radio? Why not?
- Here’s our first look at the Frank Zappa hologram.
- Thinking about starting a music blog? Read this first.
- I’m really looking forward to this black metal movie called Lords of Chaos because much of it is based on a true story.
- Spare a thought for Ross Lowell, the man who invented gaffer tape in 1959. He died last month at age 92.
- Finally, something just for Caturday. Japan is a strange place.