Random Music News for Monday, February 12, 2018

Today is International Darwin Day. The healing properties of dream pop. There will be a Spice Girls reunion but no Spice Girls reunion tour. Into podcasting? Very wonky, but helpful if you’re deep into the product. Smith’s wake. God bless ’em. A brawl broke out at Mark E. Somewhere, Mr. Note: Ian Hunter is 78. A new Florence + the Machine album this year? You gotta love Motorhead fans for this. If you’re at all into Fender guitars, you need to read this. Mott the Hoople is planning a rare reunion. Time for a Joan Jett documentary. Here’s why. So what’s next for SpaceX’s Telsa Roadster? Radio needs to spend more time creating new superstars for the planet. Here’s what else is happening on February 12, 2018. Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s. Here’s a technical analysis of the top 100 podcasts. Take a Creationist to lunch and try to talk some sense into them, okay? If your kids aren’t already using this music app, they will be soon. (Via Tom)
Attention electronic music fans: “3D special surround sound” could be coming to an event near you. Smith is having a good cackle. This. The Chinese hip-hop scene is fighting back against the government’s crackdown on the music. And now that the Winter Olympics are on, here’s an obligatory story on an athlete’s playlist. Probably.
Random Music News for Monday, February 12, 2018