Random Music News for Saturday, February 24, 2018
If you’re watching the Olympics today, be prepared to hear a lot about today being the 38th anniversary of the Miracle on Ice. And in music news for February 24, 2018…
- Here are my weekly music recommendations for Global News.
- Duncan Jones, the filmmaker son of David Bowie, has a new sci-fi tribute to his dad.
- The latest government to consider action against scalpers is Ireland.
- Musicians and access to mental health care: A conversation that needs to happen.
- The #MeToo revolution keeps rolling through the music industry. Who’s next?
- NOW magazine, Toronto’s alternative weekly, is working hard to deal with the new digital realities of print.
- This is the kind of Olympic figure skating music I can buy into. (Via Tom)
- The Junos are a month away. Arcade Fire has agreed to perform and receive the Juno International Achievement Award.
- What the hell is Thom Yorke tweeting about?
- Ethan Kath’s lawsuit against former Crystal Castles bandmate Alice Glass has been dismissed. This is a bad #MeToo situation.
- Foghat “Slow Ride” condoms? What took them so long?
- I was on the Toronto Mike podcast talking about my all-time favourite songs. Listen here.
- A SLAYER documentary? Yes, please.
- The Osbournes will finally have a podcast. (Via Tom)
- A brief history of songs called “Freebird 2.” Wait–what are you talking about?
- By the way, George Harrison, the youngest Beatle, would have turned 75 tomorrow.