Published on November 10th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Saturday, November 10, 2018
My first-ever purchase of CBD pills arrived in the mail. Let’s see if these things help me sleep. Meanwhile, here’s the latest on music news for November 10, 2018.
- Some people who survived this week’s mass shooting in Thousands Oaks, California, were also survivors of the Las Vegas massacre last year.
- And still in California, celebrities are losing their home because of the wildfires.
- Here are my weekly music picks for GlobalNews.ca…
- …and here’s me talking about one of them: The 50th-anniversary reissue of The Beatles white album.
- This fake band set up a fake UK tour with fake (i.e. non-existent) fans and screwed over a bunch of real people, What a weird story. (Via Shawnie)
- Interested in the academic side of the study of popular music? Look at what’s coming up in Montreal.
- Australia’s first Top 40 DJ is retiring at the age of 91. He’s been on the air for 74 years.
- Midnight Oil is selling off some of their gear. Go here to make a purchase.
- Florence Welch is now opening up about her eating disorder.
- And Lady Gaga is talking about her mental health issues.
- Katy Perry vs. Dr. Luke, round…whatever.
- About time: a documentary is in the world about Canada’s Triumph.
- Moby is threatening to move to Canada if Trump is re-elected in 2020.
- Some #MeToo stories about Hedley singer Jacob Hoggard.
- More proof that the Internet is forever. But this is a happy story.
- Radio in the car: Here is a great study on where things are going.
- And that’s it for TicketFly.
- Hint: If you’re a K-pop band scheduled to perform on Japanese TV, don’t wear a Nagasaki atomic bomb t-shirt.
- The house Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne used to share in Sherman Oaks, California, is up for sale.
- Damon Albarn on Brexit.