Published on August 17th, 2016 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Wednesday, August 17, 2016
On this day in 1989, there was a solar flare so strong that the Toronto Stock Exchange had to be shut down. And in music news…
- More gig violence: A man was shot at a UK dance festival.
- Justin Bieber has deleted his Instagram account. Awwww.
- Sorry, Bob Costas. Usain Bolt is NOT more popular than Bob Marley.
- If you don’t know about the app called Musical.ly, better get acquainted. It could be huge.
- How serious are you about home audio? I’ll bet you’re not this serious.
- More bets that podcasting is going to be big business.
- Interesting: “How Drake Conquered Streaming.”
- If Phil Rudd can’t play drums for AC/DC, he’s going to release a solo album.
- Almost no one in Australia downloading music now. (Think iTunes.)
- If you’re ever in Scotland, here’s an alt-rock tour guide.
- Yesterday was Elvis Day. Here’s what you should have been eating.
- The state of Pennsylvania is going to place a tax on streaming music services.