Published on November 28th, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Paul Shaffer, David Letterman’s buddy, turns 68 today. And now in music news for November 28…
- A kid from Wales has been convicted of planning an attack on a Justin Bieber concert.
- Taylor Swift’s Reputation album is close to sales of 100,000 units in Canada. Her “no streaming” policy is paying off–again.
- This is one of the very first reviews of U2’s new album, Songs of Experience. Four out of five stars.
- A positive economic sign: Toronto saw three new record stores open in time for Black Friday.
- More positivity: In the last couple of weeks, four new alternative radio stations have signed on in the US. That hasn’t happened since the grunge explosion of the early 90s.
- Officials are looking to name a new train station in Melbourne, Australia. Bowie fans want a piece of this.
- Morrissey’s Low in High School album sold 8,700 copies on vinyl in its first week in the US. That’s rather healthy.
- Canadian album sales last week vs. this time last year: Total album, -16.1%; digital albums, -22.5%; physical albums, -11.6%; CDs, -13.3%; vinyl, +21.6%; streams, +75.7%/
- However, Morrissey says he’s never going to do another print interview.
- Meanwhile, Mozzer would like to clarify some of his statements regarding sexual assault allegations.
- Here’s how Canada’s broadband access compares to the rest of the world when it comes to cost vs. speed.
- This cool little innovation could allow the tiny speakers in your smartphone to pump out 200x the bass.
- This is a list of 32 songs you should never listen to while having sex. (Via Stephen)
- Donald Trump would love to see this for the “Star-Spangled Banner.”
- Looking for a cool guitar-related and you have tons of money? Take a look at this auction.
- Let’s compare tracks from major labels and indies when it comes to Spotify playlists.