Random music news for Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Random music news for Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Proof that the Foo Fighters will perform with anyone. Here’s me on Global News AM 640 talking about the facial recognition technology that’s coming to concerts. Finally: an affordable High-Res Audio player. Monday’s press conference must have given them a whole bunch of new ideas. For anyone who loves Hi-Res Audio when it comes to their music, this is an encouraging sign that more people are being turned on to it…
This sign language interpreter CRUSHES it at a Slayer show. A solar-powered accordion? Why are all these artists are now dumping their managers? That’s what some people say. Sting’s musical is coming to Toronto in February 2019. According to its latest quarterly report, Napster (the legit streaming company that used to be known as Rhapsody) is profitable. Yep. Yep. A “social ticketing app” for music? I really should pay more attention to what’s happening in our country rather than watching the next installment of the White House dumpster fire. Spotify can’t say that. What’s that? Watch. Remember when Katy Perry purchased that convent and the controversy that followed? In fact, it’s had three profitable quarters in a row. A ginger emoji? Maybe some music news for July 18, 2018, will help. It’s almost time to move in. Could be. Bad Religion is in the process of recording an entire album of “fuck Trump” songs. But it’s hard to turn away, innit? Are podcasts now more popular than blogs? Could Instagram turn into the music industry’s best friend?