Published on June 6th, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Thursday, June 6, 2019
The 75th anniversary of D-Day. If you ever get a chance to visit the beaches of Normandy, do it. Moving to music news for June 6, 2019…
- Yeah, about Tom DeLonge rejoining blink-182: Don’t count on it.
- Noel Gallagher is taking a young band called Inhaler on tour with him. The band’s frontman is Elijah Hewson, Bono’s kid. (Via Karl)
- The Rock’s (yes, Dwayne Johnson’s) sports headphones sold out in three days.
- A good question: Is it worth paying extra to meet your musical heroes?
- The Canadian government is looking closely at copyright reform. This report is worth a look.
- Unhappy Spice Girls. VERY unhappy.
- Here is a new study on how Canadians listen to podcasts.
- Revenues from podcasting advertising are projected to hit US$1 billion in America within two years.
- Madonna has lost her appeal to keep the break-up letter she got from Tupac from going up for auction.
- Toronto’s NXNE is turning 25.
- Music licensing: a possible target of antitrust investigations.
- Thom Yorke vs. Donald Trump.
- This could become important technology when managing security at a big event like a music festival.
- Spotify is testing curated podcast lists.
- A “business music streaming service?” What’s that? This.
- This cafe in LA has built as a place to enjoy vinyl.
- Narcan: An increasing necessity at music venues.
- What will music be like in 20 years? Here are some predictions.