Published on July 9th, 2016 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Saturday, July 9, 2017
It was on this day in 1986 that homosexuality was decriminalized in New Zealand. And now, music news.
- Snoop Dogg and The Game have initiated a dialogue with the LAPD. This is a good start.
- ISIS has released a new music video. The images come from real-life executions. (Don’t worry. You can’t see any of the disgusting stuff when you click.)
- A guy who hacked StubHub has been sentenced to at least four years in a New York jail.
- Violence at a Beyonce concert? WTF?
- Meanwhile, hubby Jay Z has released a new song about police brutality.
- The best concert seat in all of New York is this porta-potty. (NOT what you think!)
- Speaking of which, a music blogger was awarded an Alice in Chains toilet. He’s thrilled.
- Fun list: The 16 worst songs to ever reach #1. (Via Tom)
- Clever: Spotify now has an out-of-office message that provides emailers with a playlist.
- Free music lessons for everyone? I like the idea.
- Chris Cornell’s troublesome stalker has been arrested at a tour stop in Louisville.
- Toronto’s PUP made the New York Times!
- There’s a tribute to the late Johnny Ramone coming up.
- Good article on the power of the protest song.
- Times are tough for military bands these days. Could this be a problem? Too bad, because military bands can be useful.