Published on March 21st, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Into Aries today. It’s also Twitter’s 12th birthday. As for music news on March 21, 2018…
- It’s now SIR Ringo Starr, thank you.
- Rumour: U2 is planning to use augmented reality for their upcoming Songs of Experience tour. (Via Michael)
- Here’s more on the potential future of the state of rock music.
- Let’s listen to Saturn sing. Coooooool!
- Spotify has shut down a pay-for-play playlist service called SpotLister. They were charging up to $2,000 for inclusion. Payola goes streamola. That’s a word, right?
- Why Spotify won’t (and can’t) raise prices.
- Some people can “hear” silent movements. Here’s why.
- Are you a musician looking for feedback on your demos? Take a look at CheckMyTrack.
- Is this app the simplest way to listen to podcasts? Might be worth a look.
- Can Rolling Stone’s new owners make the magazine relevant for the digital generation? Let’s take a look.
- If you have a SONOS system, you can now listen to Audible audiobooks. Yay!
- Could the Rolling Stones end up playing the royal wedding? Maybe.
- Ed Sheeran vs. the newts.
- I’m sure the Beach Boys and Guns’N’Roses were happy to know that their music was featured at Charles Manson’s funeral. There is a reason for that, though. Call it karma.
- Looks like we got us some K-pop diplomacy between South Korea and the DPRK (Via Tom)