Published on October 27th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Saturday, October 27, 2018
One more great German word we need to have in English: verschlimmbessern. That’s when you make something worse by trying to improve it. And now, some music news for October 27, 2018.
- These are my weekly music picks for GlobalNews.ca.
- A copy of Prince’s ultra-rare “black” album has turned up for sale. Just $40,000 US.
- Facebook is working on a standalone karaoke app for teens to take on TikTok.
- Trent Reznor explains why he left Apple Music.
- “Thank you, Mr Kibblewhite.”
- All artists hate streaming, right? Well, no. See?
- Would you like to buy Ed Sheeran’s pants? Sure you would.
- Actress Tilda Swinton (who once met one of my bull terriers) has directed her dogs in this music video. (Via Tom)
- Watchify: a third-party Spotify app for Apple Watch.
- Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson: NOT a fan of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
- If you must play the “who will be nominated for a Grammy game,” start here.
- Iman, David Bowie’s widow, says she will never remarry.
- Relax, Judas Priest fans. Rob Halford is fine. Fake news!
- Is Japan finally going to get with the plan when it comes to streaming?
- Noel Gallagher has written a book!