Published on May 23rd, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Bonnie and Clyde were finally whacked by police on this day in 1934. And in some less-violent music news for May 23, 2018…
- And the singers on the official World Cup song will be…
- You know that 1968 E-Type Jaguar used by Harry and Meghan after the wedding? It belonged to Toby Grafftey-Smith of Jamiroquai. He died of cancer last year.
- Remember the disastrous Fyre Festival last year? Merch from the event is now for sale.
- Despite being banished from promoted Spotify playlists, R. Kelly’s streams haven’t be affected. In fact, his numbers went up.
- When Bon Jovi had local acts open for their shows, did they tangibly benefit in any way? Let’s look at the numbers.
- A good question: Will people pay to see holograms of dead musicians perform?
- A metal show in Las Vegas was cancelled when a local teacher threatened to kill herself at the gig while the band played her favourite song.
- Donald Trump doesn’t want to use a secure iPhone because “it’s too inconvenient.”
- The secret of the Stradivarius violin revealed!
- There are more calls for Facebook to be broken up.
- R. Kelly. Herpes. Lawsuit. That is all.
- The next world power in music? China. It’s won’t be long.
- A good article on Chvrches that starts with a shot against Donald Trump. (Via Steve)
- Who was the dude who looked like a lady that inspired the Aerosmith song? Vince Neil, apparently.
- If you’re filming a movie with Snoop Dogg, be careful.
- A doctor has been acquitted in the OD death of a former guitarist for 3 Doors Down.
- A holographic mobile phone? Soon.