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Random Music News for Saturday, November 4, 2017

According to one group, a new US civil war is supposed to start today. Meanwhile, in music news for November 4…

  1. Is this the first North American radio station to flip to all-Christmas music this season?
  2. Polaris Music Prize winner Lido Pimienta’s recent actions have outraged some people.
  3. Here’s a video recap of this year’s CASBY Music Awards. Notice my Hip hockey jersey.
  4. Prepare of some really annoying animated emojis from Apple.
  5. People have already managed to break their new iPhone X.
  6. Interested in the evolution of radio in modern car dashboards? Read this.
  7. Michael Jackson’s son Prince was briefly hospitalized after a motorcycle accident.
  8. Place your bets on who will be the new singer for Stone Temple Pilots. All will be revealed November 14.
  9. Reader Blind Gordie has this look back on Rage Against the Machine’s debut album, which is now 25 years old.
  10. No pop“: It’s more and more of a thing.
  11. Nice: Tori Amos covered the Tragically Hip when she played Toronto.
  12. This singer is expressing Trump inauguration ball regret.
  13. Want to skip directly to the sex scenes in books? Audible’s AI can do that.
  14. I’ve got a feeling that the Royal Family won’t be very pleased with this music video.
  15. We heard about connected cars, but connected golf carts? Donald Trump will want one.
  16. Organizers of next week’s Country Music Awards are a little touchy about what questions interviewers might ask.
  17. Grace Jones has joined the ranks of #MeToo accusers.


Alan Cross

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