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Random Music News for Friday, May 27, 2016

Note to Toronto coffee drinkers: Try Quantum Coffee at King and Spadina. Wow. And now, some music news.

  1. Beyonce and her people love Toronto meat.
  2. Kimye is threatening to sue one of their bodyguards. Why anyone would ever want to work for these people in the first place…
  3. Here’s what Apple pays out to artists in 42 countries.
  4. Those two class-action lawsuits against Spotify over royalty payouts have been combined into one.
  5. Refuse the blood test, forget about getting your hands on Prince’s fortune.
  6. It looks like Jimmy Page and Robert Plant will appear at the “Stairway to Heaven” plagiarism trial after all.
  7. Are these the smartest sports headphones ever?
  8. Want to stream music in the car? This gadget looks pretty good.
  9. Illegal raves are making a comeback in the UK.
  10. How Drake is “redefining masculinity.”
  11. A great article on legendary record producer Glyn Johns.
  12. If you’re a singer for a Christian rock band, best not come out that you’re an atheist. (Via Tom)
  13. Hey, philatelists! There’s going to be a new Pink Floyd stamp. (Tom again)
  14. Is the future of digital music?
  15. Have you heard about this Canadian music app called AmpMe? It’s catching on.
  16. Chris Martin’s divorce from Gwyneth is a done deal.

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