Random music news for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Random music news for Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Ed Sheeran’s bodyguard sure knows how to use Instagram. But if I had…
Would you pay $200 for a shout out from a social media star? Eminem has a new AR app. Let’s move on to the music news for the day. Morrissey still doesn’t get it. If you ever find yourself at the world’s biggest record show, here are some tips. The #MeToo charges just keep getting worse for R Kelly. TWO restarts for “The Star-Spangled Banner” because of forgotten words? Oops. I did not know this about April 18, 2018. This is why you should listen to Mozart when you take your blood pressure medication. Look, even if I had $10,000 to invest in 1980, I probably wouldn’t have put it into Apple stock. (Via Tom)
Looks like Mariah Carey has some big legal troubles on the horizon. Alexa and other smart speakers are proving to be a boon for the blind. Beyonce’s YouTube livestream of her Coachella performance is now the most-streamed event in history. There will be a docu-series on the subject. Remember the disastrous Fyre Festival from last April? Usher was robbed of $820,000 worth of jewelry. Here’s some outside criticism about the Canadian music industry’s demands for copyright reform. If you’re into vintage synthesizers, you’ll be very pleased to hear about the new Stylophone. With 4/20 coming up on Friday, you might be interested in these pairings of music and pot. And the Coachella stories go on and on and on…
Dude: It was just a lost phone!