Published on May 29th, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Wednesday, May 29, 2019
My spring speaking tour resumes tonight with a gig in Buffalo. If you want to see if I’ll be in a venue near you, go here. On to music news for May 29, 2019.
- Obligatory Drake news: He flew his custom 767 to the Bahamas for some rest before the Raptors start their championship final with Golden State tomorrow.
- Bagpipes: Making a comeback.
- The recorded music industry continues its fight against stream-rippers. Next up is a site called Y2Mate.
- After 61 years, Warner Bros. Records is no longer called Warner Bros. Records.
- Walk Off the Earth has released a new song dedicated to their late keyboardist.
- The next iPhone might be able to do some neat tricks with Bluetooth.
- But it appears we’re tiring of smartphones. Why pay so much more for tiny incremental benefits?
- This is not the kind of music festival anyone wants to attend.\
- Another installment of Often Forgotten Canadian Hard Rock Bands: The Works/Wall of Silence.
- There is a new generation of concert ticket resale sites. Let’s take a look at them.
- Major record labels are really getting into the world of podcasting. Here’s why.
- This is one weird laptop–and it just sold for US$1.4 million.
- Ed Sheeran is on pace to be a billionaire by the time he’s 30.
- Need to get rid of some old vinyl records? Here are some tips.
- A woman in India was decapitated when her headphones got caught in the doors of an elevator.