Random Music News for Monday, January 1, 2018

Random Music News for Monday, January 1, 2018
Tis the season of fresh starts and New Year’s resolutions! A David Bowie book club? This is rare: An artist who defends Spotify’s royalty payouts. Ah! Here’s why you never, ever let your parents buy you concert tickets. Bobdylanology: The petty French thief that was an inspiration to Zimmy. Too soon. A film drama set in Paris against a backdrop of the Bataclan massacre has been postponed. Apple has filed a patent for a content-streaming system is it looks to take on Netflix, Hulu and the rest of them. Or Nigerian. Sounds like a good idea to me. There will be more than a touch of KISS at the NHL Winter Classic. And, of course, the music news will just keep coming. Totally missed this story on Bono’s annual Xmas busking in Dublin. This is another take on Apple’s intentional slowing of older iPhones. These were the biggest tech fails of 2017. The people behind the Hard Rock properties are planning to build the world’s largest guitar-shaped building. This Nigerian prince scammer is definitely not a prince. A brand new year! It’s not cheap. Adele is looking at a place in London. Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew has this to say about his friend Gord Downie. Were these 12 albums what the world needed in 2017? Here’s what you need to know for January 1, 2018.