Published on April 9th, 2016 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Saturday, April 9, 2016
Today is Day 100 of 2016. Thoughts on things so far? Meanwhile, here’s some music news…
- What your musical tastes says about your personality.
- They should name this feature on Pluto after David Bowie somehow.
- They love Michael Jackson in India. See?
- Companies like iTunes and streaming music services price their stuff in local currency. Spotify just launched in Indonesia with a premium tier worth $3.80 USD.
- Iggy Pop has launched an Instagram account for his cockatoo. I said cockatoo, not–never mind. You know, the bird?
- These ten Canadian bands never won a Juno. Rather unbelievable.
- The possibility of Axl Rose joining AC/DC for some shows will not go away. Stand by.
- Love British indie music? Start using #indieamnesty for a window onto soooo much cool stuff.
- The album of the year in Germany is…a Christmas record?
- The streaming music industry is still losing money. See?
- And I’m not the one wondering about the lack of angry music today.
- Want to see video of Motley Crue’s Vince Neil fighting with actor Nicholas Cage? Okay.
- Fight! Ice Cube and NWA vs. Gene Simmons at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame here and here.
- Meanwhile, here are some pictures of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers before they were famous.
- Broooooooce! Springsteen canceled a show in North Carolina in protest over a law that “attacks LGBT rights.”