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Random Music News for Monday, February 26, 2018

No more Olympics. I feel a void. I’m filling it with music news for February 26, 2018.

  1. The #MeToo situation with Hedley keeps getting worse.
  2. Never heard of the band Moose Blood? You might now since they’re involved in this #MeToo story.
  3. Next stop for Kanye West? Family Feud. No, really.
  4. Do you really know what you’re saying with emojis? Read this just to be sure.
  5. Prince’s people are planning a four-day event for Paisley Park this year.
  6. And a Prince-inspired cookbook? Okay…
  7. Ever hear of a Japanese rock band called The Pillows? Me, neither–but to critics, they’re a big deal.
  8. Paul Stanely says KISS could and should continue without its original members. Er, no.
  9. How comic books and music collide.
  10. The story of the (in)famous Gibson Flying V guitar.
  11. For some reason, Australians have decided to celebrate the mullet.
  12. Here are more rumours on the next-gen Apple AirPods.
  13. George Harrison was remembered by Paul and Ringo on what would have been George’s 75th birthday.
  14. Can Spotify become the “Netflix of music?” Their existence might depend on it.
  15. Here are more stats on Billy Joel’s amazing FIVE YEAR run of concerts at Madison Square Garden.
  16. Here’s another comparison of the major streaming services. Which one is right for you?

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