Random Music News for Saturday, December 30, 2017

This photographer has a thing about going to gigs and taking pictures of performers’ shoes. Any suggestions you have should go to alan@alancross.ca. Not really music-related (except for the first one) but these real-life signs posted by employees are just too good not to pass on. Here are some of the big names hitting the road. Billy Joel was one of the names written in for the Alabama Senate election. For some strange reason, these dolphins sing and chant like mice. Note to self: Publish some music-related New Year’s resolutions tomorrow. This is the story of how a high school student figured out how Apple was slowing down older iPhones. (Via FF)
Mariah Carey sure won’t be missing soundcheck in TImes Square this year. This new technology can charge your gadget from up to 80 feet away. See? And now, some music news for December 30. LG has just announced their smart speaker. Why would you put a cell phone up there? Matchbox Twenty’s tour manager has died. This list details 16 weird things that were shoved into human bodies that shouldn’t have. Here’s a list of drugs they take in Iron Maiden. The rich are not like you and I. This could be the best story about Santa Claus this year. The rise of “skunk.” Wait–what? So who’s going on tour in 2018? Ringo Starr now has his knighthood.
Random Music News for Saturday, December 30, 2017