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Random Music News for Wednesday, June 14, 2017

It was on this day in 1994 that Vancouver lost its mind and engaged in the Stanley Cup riot. And now, the music news for June 14.

  1. RIP Anita Pallenberg, a former partner of Keith Richards and a muse for the Rolling Stones. She was 73.
  2. Donald Trump isn’t going to like Moby’s surprise album, More Fast Songs About the Apocalypse.
  3. Apple’s move to release podcast data is the biggest thing to happen to podcasts since…well, since podcasts began.
  4. Hoping for an Oasis reunion at Glastonbury. Might as well stop now.
  5. A Model T once owned by Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham is going up for sale.
  6. Got a Bluetooth speaker? Chances are it sucks. Here’s why. (Via Randolph)
  7. Did Lorde have a secret onion ring-theme Instagram account? Maybe.
  8. Phil Collins is back at work after that nasty fall in his hotel room.
  9. How’s about this for a wide-screen TV? It costs more than a house, but still…
  10. Right-wing radio is still popular, but things aren’t so good for business. Here’s why.
  11. Embattled band PWR BTTM is attempting a comeback with new management. They’re also back on streaming services. After all those sexual misconduct allegations that basically caused them to disappear overnight, what changed?
  12. The time when Paul McCartney punched Eddie Vedder in the face.
  13. Fun: A history of video game sounds!
  14. Jerry Seinfeld’s refusal to hug Kesha is the best thing to happen to her lately.
  15. So the Bobbi Kristina Brown death investigation has taken an interesting turn.
  16. Interesting: Why rock fans are loyal to the BRAND and not the BAND.
  17. Leonard Cohen continues to have some amazingly loyal fans. See?

Alan Cross

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