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Random Music News for Wednesday, January 13, 2016

It was on this day in 1968 that Johnny Cash performed at Folson Prison.

  1. New limited-edition Iron Maiden beer!
  2. These Slipknot figurines will go nicely with my mom’s Hummels. Guess what she’s getting for her birthday?
  3. The secret to feeling happy is apparently all in your voice.
  4. Joey “Shithead” Keithley of DOA is running for the Green Party in BC. He opened a campaign office yesterday. Here’s his official website.
  5. Did you catch the nod to the Beastie Boys that JJ Abrams snuck into Star Wars: The Force Awakens?
  6. If you’re an iOS user, you’ll want to look at this list of Apple CarPlay support.
  7. A place in NYC once owned by Keith Richards and Britney Spears is for sale.
  8. This Walking Dead dude is great at celebrity impressions.
  9. Wes Scanlin of Puddle of Mudd really needs some help.
  10. This documentary on manager Danny Fields should be really, really good.
  11. Drones and classical music: this works.
  12. Ford isn’t scared of Apple when it comes to cars–and the software that runs them.
  13. Spotify is about to announce 100 million active users and 25 million paid subscribers.
  14. Chris Cornell has a song in the movie that could shape this year’s US election.

Alan Cross

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