Published on January 24th, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Thursday, January 24, 2019
Off to Nashville today for a chat with Metallica. Kirk Hammett and I will inevitably have a conversation on our common love of English bull terriers. Meanwhile, in music news for January 24, we have this.
- You do NOT want to be the person who does laundry for Slipknot. Here’s an additional story on the topic. (Via Jan)
- Some idiot people are apparently boasting about taking a drug for Parkinson’s disease to enhance their experience at Coachella.
- Why has the music of 1968 aged so well? Discuss.
- Here’s a list of the top 200 most influential music blogs. There seems to be one notable omission, though. Was it something I said?
- These five numbers tell us almost everything we need to know about the state of music coming out of 2018.
- Dolby is working on a new mobile recording app that promises studio-level quality.
- If you’re into true high-fidelity audio, the people behind MQA are working on in-car applications.
- Burton Cummings is selling his LA estate. Interested?
- A Toronto illustrator landed a gig with Paul McCartney for his children’s book.
- This looks like a solid all-female Canadian tour.
- The former Soviet republic of Georgia (and the home of Joseph Stalin) certainly has an interesting club scene.
- A good question: If music is supposed to be so good for our mental health, why are so many musicians suffering?