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Random Music News for Saturday, January 6, 2018

I think a glacier is forming in my backyard. Should I be worried? And now, some music news for Saturday, January 6, 2018.

  1. All kidnapping and rape charges against members of Decapitated have been dropped.
  2. Diddy now wants to be called Love. Whatever, dude.
  3. Two years after he died, we’re still uncovering truths about David Bowie’s final works. Here’s the latest.
  4. Coldplay’s Chris Martin is throwing his support behind measures that would give roadies parental leave.
  5. All kinds of stories over the past couple of days point to Jimmy Iovine leaving Apple later this year.
  6. A Bieber museum? Pass.
  7. Are the Distillers getting back together this year? That would certainly do my heart some good.
  8. CES is coming up next week. Here’s what we can expect.
  9. They’re getting closer to sorting things out with Whitney Houston’s estate.
  10. I’m not much of a fan of figure skating, but at least the music used for routines is getting more interesting.
  11. This Edmonton piano tuner is retiring at age 95–and he still has perfect pitch.
  12. A car once owned by David Bowie just sold for $218,000 USD.
  13. The Beatles led US vinyl sales to a new high in 2017.
  14. Dave Grohl spotted…in a Michaels arts & crafts store?
  15. On-hold music: why it sucks.

Alan Cross

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