Random music news for Friday, June 22, 2018

Wanna buy Flea’s house? If you’re into the world of David Lynch, you should probably read this. Moving to music news for June 22, 2018…

So what sorts of plans does Facebook have for music? Trent Reznor talks about here and calls out Taylor Swift here. Imagine singing the same song for 1,000 years. The 50th-anniversary edition of the Beatles white album is almost ready. And he wants to build his own city in Senegal. And here’s another that affects mostly women. Quick timesuck: Check out this guy’s musical landmarks tour. Google’s new podcast app is getting some very good reviews. Very good. Are you a Red Hot Chili Pepper fan? An elderly couple is getting death threats after wrongly being linked to the killing of rapper XXXTenacion. Canada isn’t the only country that argues about how much domestic music is played on the radio. Australia is going through it, too. Meanwhile, death has been good for XXXTenacion’s streaming numbers. This person prevents celebrities from blowing all their money. He’s breaking records. Dave Grohl is very sorry about his Carpool Karaoke appearance. Thirty-two years ago today, Diego Maradona scored his famous Hand of God goal at the 1986 World Cup. On a more pleasant note, 50 Cent is a big tipper. Warner Music has invested in a fitness project. Add that to WhatsApp and Messenger and there’s no escaping the Facebook suite of apps. Now it’s Piers Morgan vs. Yeah, there’s a health problem with that. It’s for sale. Instagram now has one billion monthly users. No, that’s not a typo. Let’s take a look. The new Nine Inch Nails album, Bad Witch, is out today. What about all this violence in rap lately? Andrew Ridgely (ex of Wham). Do you read from a phone or tablet before bed? Another artist has launched his own cryptocurrency. We should pay attention.
Random music news for Friday, June 22, 2018