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Random Music News for Saturday, February 25, 2017

For everyone who lives in my area wondering why we don’t have any snow, you can blame/thank me. I decided to spend $500 on a snow-clearing contract back in December. And now, the music news.

  1. Are there whispers that a plan might be in the works to rescue at least some of HMV Canada?
  2. What’s the Next Big Thing for the concert industry? VR concerts.
  3. Sinead O’Connor apologizes. Again.
  4. This guy is one crazy Metallica memorabilia collector.
  5. A drug raid uncovered some stolen Bruce Springsteen art.
  6. Apple Music goes classical.
  7. You just don’t mess with Slayer fans. (Via Tom)
  8. Grace Slick found a clever way to punish a company who opposes LGBTQ causes.
  9. Wireless Apple CarPlay will soon be available in more cars.
  10. Paul Weller is turning to crowdfunding for his new clothing line.
  11. I get it that locker room music is important, but did you really have to break that guy’s jaw?
  12. Confused about buying a turntable? Start here.
  13. Emo: The Musical. No, really.
  14. Some great deep history on the mysterious origins of jazz.

Alan Cross

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