Random music news for Friday, July 6, 2018

Random music news for Friday, July 6, 2018
And speaking of which, Netflix is killing it these days. Again, I’ll believe it when I see it. Neil Young: Not a Trump fan. The murder of this folksinger has transfixed Chile since 1973. The FBI and the NSA aren’t going to like this. Will it be the same with music? Snoop Dogg and Captain Picard are together at last in a new weed venture. Unless you’ve been keeping track, you’ll never believe that this album is set to become the biggest of the year. ISIS pop? Devo played a gig last weekend, their first in a couple of years. Is that really a thing? AI may soon determine what movies get made. She started by fooling around with Instagram. Canada’s Walk of Fame wants to move to a new street in Toronto. What’s this new “ultra” subscription tier from Netflix? More proof that Apple is deadly serious when it comes to security on the iPhone. (Via Tom)
The biggest music company you’ve never heard of seems ready to file a $31 billion IPO. Ray Davies insists that The Kinks are getting back together. So what is the biggest music festival in the world? Yes. More problems with ticket scalping, this time in Australia regarding Childish Gambino. Let’s find out. Let’s get a comment. Today’s obligatory World Cup post features Ronnie Wood of the Rollings Stones. This Beatles “tour bus” is going up for auction. Between the national holidays in Canada and the US combined with the World Cup and the oppressive heat over much of the continent, this is probably the least productive week of the year so far. Stil, there’s music news for Friday, July 6. So what’s the status of Tupac’s “solved” murder? They were introduced by film director John Waters, who had something to say about Donald Trump. Wait–what? Now she’s Drake’s image director.