Random music news for Monday, March 12, 2018

Here’s music news for March 12, 2018. This must have been one hot show. And people keep pronouncing it “daylight savings time,” is wrong. We end up with a weekend that’s one hour shorter (yes, we get it back in the fall, but that’s stupid, too). (Via Tom) Let’s take a look. The organizer of the Fyre Festival has been fined $26 million. Here’s why. The “David Bowie Is” museum exhibit is now in Brooklyn. Here’s an area we’ll visit on the upcoming rock’n’roll tour of London I’m leading in May. It’s never been proven to do anything for the economy. Sort of. Elon Musk says he’s inspired by Kanye West. Maybe. Bose, famous for its speakers and headphones, is getting into VR. Record labels are making a real push into Africa. It comes with a really nice recording studio. Wait–what? Bono is having to deal with accusations that people at his charity are bullies, creating a toxic work environment. Could there be two Smashing Pumpkins EPs on the horizon? Someone paid over $500,000 USD for Einstein’s violin. It plays hell on the mind and body. Katie Perry killed a nun. How much do Spotify and the record labels need each other? Want to get blacklisted from the music industry? Rant over. Glen Campbell’s house is up for sale. Why is DST still a thing? Here’s how to do it. Here’s why you should vet the person who’s going to sing your official World Cup song. A fourth-grader gives it a rating.
Random music news for Monday, March 12, 2018