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Random music news for Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Anyone rolled up their rim and won anything significant this year? Me neither. But I do have music news for March 13, 2019.

  1. Ed Sheeran and the pond/pool.
  2. What’s it like to watch whale porn with Bono? You’ll need to click here to learn the meaning of that sentence.
  3. Need to make moussaka? Is it better to listen to Dido or David Gray while doing so? Let’s find out!
  4. It’s possible that Michael Cohen will be sent to the same jail as Billy McFarland, the guy behind the fraudulent Fyre Festival.
  5. Apple has announced an event for March 25. Expect word on a new TV service in addition to some iPhone news.
  6. Just in time, too, because iPhone trends seem to be going from bad to worse.
  7. Tidal and Apple have struck a deal so that iPhone users can now listen to streams with high-res MQA audio. This is a good thing.
  8. And Apple Music is busy creating artwork for hundreds of playlists.
  9. Rod Stewart finally sold his country estate.
  10. Another day, another problem from R Kelly. This one is on VHS. (Via Tom)
  11. Bieber’s depressed.
  12. I was a guest on The Kasey Ferguson Show podcast. Listen here.
  13. If you’ve ever wanted to make a Telecaster-style guitar out of 1200 coloured pencils, click here. (Via Tom)
  14. This guy gave a near priceless demo of the early Beatles to a secondhand shop.
  15. Country star Lyle Lovett has something to say about William Shatner.

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