Random music news for Friday, June 1, 2018

Random music news for Friday, June 1, 2018
Here’s a report. How did that go? This Swedish orchestra turns homophobic hate mail into music. It’ll help. Five months down, seven to go. Sing. Remember those NIN shows where fans had to stand in line to get physical tickets? Meanwhile, Apple Music has launched a new global division to look after songwriters and publishers. Liam Gallagher’s son is the new face of Saint Laurent menswear. Brett Gurewitz of Bad Religion and Epitaph records is going to get a lifetime achievement award. Spotify now wishes that they had rolled out their “hateful content” policy a little more carefully. Want to see Kendrick Lamar accept his Pulitzer Prize? Advance tickets for Coachella 2019 go on sale today. Here’s a study of contextual playlists on Spotify. Zuck should be worried. WARNING: Statistics ahead! It seems that organized crime has found ways to smuggle drugs into Australian music festivals…
…which is all the more reason we need a proper pill-testing procedure. Just $28,000 USD/month. Gen Z is moving away from Facebook. The apartment downstairs from Bowie’s old NYC penthouse is for rent. Go here. Here’s music news for June 1, 2018. Your spinning class could be bad for you–and not in ways you might think. The George Michael shrine has been cleared. After lots and lots of criticism, the head of the Grammys has announced that he will leave at the end of 2019. Here are five things to watch for in the world of music streaming. Got a premature baby?