Random music news for Friday, August 10, 2018

Have a dream of DJing abroad? The staycation continues. (Via Peter)
How about a solid state hard drive that jams 32 TB into a package the size of a 12-inch ruler. Troy Carter, former Spotify executive and Lady Gaga’s one-time manager, just dropped a ton on a painting. Zero, if I’m honest–not including doing this like dealing with music news for August 10, 2018. Read this. How much have I accomplished with that list of things I was planning to do around the house? That could store a few songs. And at the same time, Samsung has this new deal with Spotify. Tim Cook is not a fan of Spotify’s algorithms. BTS will become the first K-pop band to play a stadium gig in the US. Read this. Wanna know the future of the music video? Read this. Meet Bixby. Silicon Valley: “What have we done? That time when a Dave Matthews Band tour bus dumped 800 pounds of poop on a boatload of people. Read this. What kind of monster have we created?”
Samsung is now in the personal voice assistant game. (Via Tom)
An anti-LGBTQ group isn’t happy with Britney Spears. Wanna know how today’s biggest pop songs get written? Siri? Aerosmith’s original touring van has been found rotting out in the woods. “Mick Jagger” for the win! Wanna know what it’s like to be a female executive in the record business? Drake has become the first artist to cross the 50 billion stream mark.
Random music news for Friday, August 10, 2018