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Random Music News for Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Hey, has anyone heard from Kelleyanne Conway recently? Just wondering. And now, the music news.

  1. Brian Johnson of AC/DC has a new TV show.
  2. All HMV Canada stores will be closed by April 15. Others will be close as early as this Sunday.
  3. HMV Canada may be at the end of its life, but HMV in the UK is apparently just fine.
  4. Will Future Islands be the breakthrough band of the year? Maybe.
  5. Are you following the Spinal Tap lawsuit? If you’re a creator, you should. Here’s why. (Via Tom)
  6. This Prince Edward Island inn has a “jukebox” from the 1800s.
  7. Tupac is opening a restaurant in NYC. Wait–what?
  8. So what exactly happens on the private jets chartered by rock stars? Here are some pictures.
  9. Interested in how disco happened? Read this.
  10. Who says Millennials hate radio? It’s not true.
  11. This year’s Roskilde Festival in Denmark looks awesome. (Via Larry)
  12. Apple finally gives the Mac Pro an update. A little one, anyway.

Alan Cross

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