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Random Music News for Thursday, September 21, 2017

It’s still summer. Tomorrow, though…  Here’s some music news for September 21.

  1. This weekend’s Global Citizen Festival in New York will be broadcast online in VR.
  2. About Ontario’s plans to put caps on the price of concert tickets
  3. Apple Music’s Android app has some new social media features.
  4. This new app recreates the sounds of 38 famous synthesizers.
  5. Reader Blind Gordie has this rumination about ten years with the iPhone.
  6. The first reviews of Apple Watch 3 are shockingly bad.
  7. New Order have finally settled the royalty lawsuit brought forth by former bass player, Peter Hook.
  8. There was a John Lennon lemonade? Yoko Ono has put a stop to that.
  9. How David Lynch and Twin Peaks briefly brought David Bowie back to life.
  10. Imagine being the nightlife czar of NYC. (Via Tom)
  11. The Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins was slapped by Prince Harry?
  12. How to pair bourbon and music.
  13. Paid streaming music subscriptions have increased by 50%. The music industry is lovin’ it.
  14. U2, Donald Trump and the new album. (Via Larry)

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