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Random Music News for Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Anyone famous die today? Please let the answer be “no.” RIP Carrie Fisher. And now, in other music news…

  1. Eddie Vedder played Santa Claus–for real. Look what he did for this struggling mom.
  2. Did you know you can tune your musical instrument with the help of Google Home? Cool!
  3. Another vinyl pressing plant is thinking about expansion. What year is it again?
  4. Got a new iPad? Here’s an interesting and useful way to use it.
  5. Rapper Troy Ave was shot in his car in New York yesterday. He’ll survive.
  6. There was a big Twitter hack yesterday. No, Britney Spears is not dead.
  7. Morrissey’s Christmas greeting was as Morrissey as you’d expect it to be.
  8. Please welcome back the Arctic Monkeys for 2017.
  9. Gary Numan lives where(Via Larry)
  10. Good New Year’s resolution: Stop asking clueless celebrities to comment on race relations.
  11. Fascinating: Russia’s museum of everyday Soviet objects.

Alan Cross

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