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Random Music News for Friday, January 26, 2018

Someone is doing a podcast with each show focusing on each episode of Friends, starting with the pilot. One question: Why? Think about that as you go through the music news for January 26, 2018.

  1. Fun: The official Grammy Awards audience seating chart.
  2. The airport in Minneapolis–the Super Bowl city this year–is really trying to attract the attention of half time performer Justin Timberlake. It’s actually kinda funny.
  3. Your iPhone is about to get a bunch of new capabilities with the next update of iOS.
  4. Weird fact: Matt Skiba of blink-182 was in The Dark Knight.
  5. Speaking of blink, all the original guys are back together for a Travis Barker documentary.
  6. When our eyes move, so do our eardrums. Wait–what?
  7. A good question: Where are all the female record producers?
  8. The best possible person to represent the UK is…Ed Sheeran?
  9. Randy Newman has written a song about Donald and Ivanka. But it still needs work.
  10. Noel Gallagher has found someone else to fight with.
  11. Tay-Tay is being sued by a real estate issue over some unpaid commissions.
  12. Here’s more data on how Def Leppard is benefiting from allowing their catalogue to be streamed.
  13. And here’s more data on how music can change the taste of food.
  14. Science proves that music is indeed a universal language.
  15. An EDM party in zero-g. What could possibly go wrong?

Alan Cross

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