Random music news for Thursday, June 7, 2018

Have a pair of Apple AirPods? Spotify sent the FCC some paperwork that seems to indicate that it’s working on some kind of hardware. Speaking of legal action, this dance artist is annoyed that his ex-management company is redirecting his old domain to a porn site. Free underwear for all! Dave Grohl says that Nirvana was “like a loud, distorted version of Monty Python.” Maybe, except for the way it ended. A new report says that streaming revenues will completely dominant by 2022. Facebook has a new feature that goes right after Musical.ly that includes lip syncing. The house Jagged Little Pill helped build is up for sale. last year at this time: Total albums, -18.9%; digital albums, -23.1%; CDs, -20.8%; physical albums, -16.1%; vinyl, +68.9%(!!!); streaming, +54%. A smart speaker? Speaking of Spotify, what went wrong with their “hateful content” policy? And radio revenues will also continue to rise. Now. What are they talking about? Looks cool. Blues star Billie Holiday is going to get the biopic treatment from Lee Daniels. As with Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington, we have no idea who might be suffering terribly. The goal of this New Zealand radio station is to put listeners to sleep. Are these the most iconic guitars of all time? Here’s a cool new feature that we’ll soon be able to use. And there’s more. Canadian music sales vs. It needs fixing. (Via Tom)
A good and necessary Pride Month conversation: The problems of homophobia in the music industry. Music continues to have an enormous mental health problem. Bonarroo will stink a lot less this year for a very good reason. Sonos has a new all-in-one smart speaker called Sonos Beam. Some pretty cool recordings were made there. The BBC is closing their storied Maida Vale location. As for music news on June 7, 2018. Green Day’s documentary of East Bay punk is now available for sale. Let’s call this the “Eye of the Tiger” lawsuit. Opera and classical music companies are being targeted by thieves in the UK. Apparently, animals are having conversations all around us. The death of Kate Spade is really bothering me.
Random music news for Thursday, June 7, 2018