Random music news for Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Confused by K-pop? (Hint: No. Where’s the next big volcanic eruption? People are concerned. Spotify is getting hell from some women’s groups about backtracking on its “hateful content” policy. Earth is angry. A copy of Prince’s ultra-rare never released Black Album has turned up in Canada. Is there nothing Kanye can’t do? Does Donald Trump know the worlds to “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “God Bless America?” Maybe not. Facebook is losing teens to these three services. How to speak to our future alien overlords. Start here. Question: What’s there to fight about at an Ed Sheeran gig? Really. Apple’s new web player allows us to stream full songs. Yes. Jack White now has the key to Cincinnati. “Stop it, Dad! What kind of effect will Brexit have on vinyl? No iTunes needed! These headphones could help people with hot flashes. Just ask him.)
Gene Simmons: “I’ll be the first to one to admit I’ve been an arrogant, sexist pig.” But he’s changed. Have the B-52s really been together 40 years? Yeezy is now in the architecture business. Watch this. He’s designing small homes for low-income people. That question will not be answered with this look at music news for June 6, 2018. You’re embarrassing me!” (Not: “Dad” is Mick Jagger.) (Via Tom)
Ed Sheeran, peacemaker.
Random music news for Wednesday, June 6, 2018