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Random Music News for Friday, December 29, 2017

I walked into a restaurant for bacon and eggs this morning and what’s the first thing I heard? Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You.” FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, MAKE IT STOP! And now, music news for December 29.

  1. Apple is very, very sorry about slowing down your old iPhone. Here’s what they plan to do.
  2. Is your Bose or Sonos speaker making some strange, ghostly noises? Could this be the reason?
  3. What did Elon Musk mean when he teased “Disco Mode” for Telsa vehicles?
  4. A Princess Diana musical? Could happen.
  5. Hack of the week: How to use Chrome developer tools to get Taylor Swift tickets.
  6. Have you noticed how pop music has changed since the Obama administration?
  7. What, pray tell, does Led Zeppelin have planned for us next year?
  8. How can AI help when it comes to audio processing? Maybe like this.
  9. Here’s how those massive backdrops for U2’s Joshua Tree 30 were shot. (Via Michael)
  10. Here’s how “phone-free concerts” work. (Via Greggory)
  11. Watch the surviving Doors mashup a performance with members of Nirvana and Alice in Chains.

Alan Cross

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