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Random Music News for Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Spotted: the first neighbour with lit Christmas lights. Too soon? Let’s leave that aside for the moment and deal with some music news.

  1. The Stone Roses are going to play more gigs–but nothing yet for North America.
  2. Well, this new job at Apple Music looks interesting.
  3. Use emojis? Then you’ll like this keyboard.
  4. Here comes the Oasis documentary.
  5. Australian Alzheimer’s patients are now being treated with iPods.
  6. A former boy band member is now a legal pot magnate.
  7. How to build a long-lasting global K-Pop band.
  8. A nice retrospective on Sweden’s The Cardigans.
  9. If you’re looking to entertain yourself with something mildly creepy on the Internet, try this.
  10. Dr. Know from Bad Brains is apparently in intensive care for some unknown illness.
  11. Fall Out Boy will be your halftime entertainment at the Grey Cup in Winnipeg later this month.
  12. The owner of that club in Bucharest where 27 people died in a fire last week has been charged with manslaughter.
  13. This is what happened with Thomas Mulclair after the NDP lost the election last week. (Via Tom)
  14. Anytime a record store can survive for 45 years, it’s a cause for celebration. (Tom again)
  15. Adele didn’t like working with Damon Albarn so much.
  16. THIS is how you welcome home a world championship sports team.
  17. Well, there goes Popcorn Time
  18. Hacking iPhones for fun and profit.

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