Random music news for Thursday, May 10, 2018

“‘Ode to Joy’: 104-year-old sings cheerily on eve of suicide.”
These baristas were fired after someone complained about the music being played in their coffee shop. My dad doesn’t know who Bono is, nor does he care. Meanwhile, Dave’s mom is the keynote speaker at a music convention. Tay-Tay won’t like that. Dave Grohl almost broke his leg again. Inspiring, disturbing or both? Why is this a big deal? No official English World Cup song this summer? Google Assistant has new powers. And it has a new voice, too–if you want. Here’s what’s happening in music news for May 10, 2018. This makes some of the right noises about overcoming the #MeToo/#TimesUp situation in the US. Tidal has been accused of faking the streaming stats for both Kanye and Beyonce. Take a look at this. Today, we’re still in the second round. That was the end of the NHL season. Fun fact: Michael Avenatti–aka Stormy Daniels’ lawyer–once worked for the Eagles Don Henley in a lawsuit against bandmate Don Felder. Tidal denies any allegations that they misreported streams for music by Kanye and Beyonce. You can’t have a proper dive bar without a proper old-school jukebox. Are you a musician looking for work? Scott Hutchison of the Scottish indie band, Frightened Rabbit, has gone missing. It’s both my dad’s birthday (84) and Bono’s birthday (59). Because it could affect the royalty payouts to other artists. Sharks like jazz, apparently. See? It was on this day in 1970 that Bobby Orr scored THAT goal, the one with him flying through the air. People could soon be parking on Taylor Swift’s street. Spotify is getting into the audiobook business. Yeah, Ed Sheeran is doing okay for a dude under 30. WTF?
Random music news for Thursday, May 10, 2018