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Random Music News for Friday, March 31, 2017

Today is Dynamic Range Day. An explanation can be found here. And now, the music news.

  1. You know what happens when you refuse to adapt to the new digital realities of music? Your life’s work disappears. Here’s the sad case of Bob Seger.
  2. Here’s how Google’s Chrome knows when you’re watching too much porn.
  3. This sounds kinda funny: A poet has sued Insane Clown Posse for stealing his stuff.
  4. Here’s the latest lineup information for Glastonbury.
  5. Oh, God
  6. True: Limp Bizkit almost meant the end of SLAYER. So says Kerry King.
  7. Chris Brown is very good at ducking process servers. How does one serve him a restraining order?
  8. What’s behind the new boom in podcasting?
  9. These seven apps are allegedly changing the business of music.
  10. Warner Brothers has launched Run Out Groove, a new fan-driven vinyl-only company.
  11. The wife of The Allman Brothers’ Dickey Betts has been arrested for threatening to shoot some teenagers.
  12. Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles have officially announced their bi-coastal gigs.
  13. Expect a new album from A Perfect Circle this year, their first in 13 years. (Er, Maynard? About that Tool album…)
  14. The US music industry saw double-digit growth last year for the first time in two decades. How? Streaming.
  15. Speaking of streaming, here’s a comparison of the payouts made by Apple Music, Spotify and YouTube.
  16. Crusin’ with The Hoff!

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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