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Random Music News for Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Into double-digits with February. We’re making progress. Time for some music news.

  1. Globally, Canadian acts are doing very well. See?
  2. Apple Music goes live on all Sonos systems today.
  3. Producer Rick Rubin has made a Star Wars-themed EDM album.
  4. Public Enemy’s Flavor Flav pleads not guilty to a DUI in Vegas.
  5. Stones’ guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood have a former home up for sale. Want in?
  6. Sheryl Crow did a nice thing for her hometown school.
  7. Can a computer write a hit musical?
  8. A couple of auto manufacturers have stripped AM radios from their cars.
  9. Say hello to the “Justin Bieber of Mali“… (Via Larry)
  10. …and we have the “David Bowie of Japan.”
  11. Kanye thinks Bill Cosby is innocent.
  12. Wow. How did DMX fall so far so fast?
  13. Is your dad this cool about you missing school to go to a concert?
  14. And speaking of concerts, since when was Kitchener-Waterloo a concert festival mecca?
  15. The iconic Sam the Record Man sign is almost ready to re-emerge in downtown Toronto.

Alan Cross

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