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Random music news for Thursday, March 7, 2019

Go home, winter. You’re drunk. Time for a look at music news for March 7, 2019.

  1. The Prodigy’s Keith Flint was seen dining out with his personal trainer just hours before he died. What happened in the hours that followed?
  2. Johnny Lydon is expressing much sympathy towards Keith.
  3. Uh, Motley Crue? About that rape story in The Dirt
  4. Paris Jackson–Michael’s daughter–doesn’t believe anything about the documentary Leaving Neverland.
  5. The ratings for that doc were very good for HBO, too.
  6. Meanwhile, there are Michael Jackson fans protesting in the UK
  7. …just as the I-won’t-play-Michael-Jackson-again movement heats up.
  8. R. Kelly was arresedfor non-payment of child support.
  9. Ottawa’s RBC Bluesfest has announced its 2019 lineup.
  10. It appears that Tool is in the midst of mastering its new album.
  11. Nice to have you back, Sting.
  12. Pete Townshend has a novel coming out called The Age of Anxiety.
  13. Eyes are on Canada’s Doug Putnam and his attempts to turn around bankrupt HMV UK.
  14. John Lennon’s lost UFO sketch.
  15. Here are ten record shops you can only visit by appointment.
  16. Want to test out your audio system? Here’s a selection of albums you might want to use.
  17. Could podcasting soon be bigger than radio? That’s what this radio guy says.
  18. And how long will Apple dominate the podcast market?
  19. Jumping Flap Jack. (Blame Tom for this one)
  20. This music-based app will teach you how to breathe.

Alan Cross

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