Random music news for Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Eminem has a pop-up merch store in London this week. Today’s England-Croatia World Cup match is creating hell with scheduled concerts. Astronomy fun: Listen to Saturn and its moon Enceladus sing at each other. Interesting observation about the Spotify vs. What’s the deal with Donald Trump and pop music? In case you missed it, yesterday was the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Apple App Store. Another rape allegation has been made against Russell Simmons. Jimmy Page delivered a lecture at Oxford on how to be a rock star. Ever hear Hong Kong’s song of freedom? Think about that as you’re watching the World Cup in 4K. Meanwhile, Brits are putting together playlists for the Donald’s trip to the UK this week. Gene Simmons has settled a sexual misconduct charge with a journalist. Let’s look at his history. There’s now an audiobook version of the Tragically Hip/Gord Downie bio, The Never-ending Present by Michael Barclay. Johnny Lydon scattered the ashes of a big Public Image Ltd. A box set of unreleased Tom Petty material is coming this September. Apple Music battle: Apple is gaining because they focus on serious music fans. Lots of cancellations. The first-ever transatlantic satellite transmission was made on this day in 1962. Just in case you want to build your own karaoke system…
A new movie based on the life of Buddy Holly is in development. Here it is. It’s read by George Strombo, too. fan at a gig. And now, music news for July 11, 2018. This is good: How to identify the five levels of music fans and how to engage with them.
Random music news for Wednesday, July 11, 2018