Random music news for Monday, August 6, 2018

It just bought Music Choice. Is this a look at the iPhone 9? However, I can’t leave you without some music news for August 6, 2018. Maybe. This former 3 Doors Down guitarist faces more jail time. This new biography of Jimmy Page sounds like it’s going to be full of dirt. Sort of. Two more stream-ripping sites have been sued by record labels. The Mars rover, Curiosity, is no longer singing “Happy Birthday” to itself. Interesting how Prince’s name has been scrubbed from everything at Paisley Park. I’m supposed to be on vacation this week, so apologies if there are fewer posts than usual. Into podcasting? Here’s why. Back to normal a week from today. Drugs. Lance Bass now owns the Brady Bunch house. Maybe. Could this be the next frontier? Almost a year after the worst mass shooting in the US at the Route 91 music festival in Las Vegas, police have closed the investigation without finding a motive. She’s called in someone to help find out. Is the (in)famous Viper Room on Sunset Boulevard facing the wrecking ball? Could Courtney Love’s godfather be Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead? Now Styx has been drawn into the Donald Trump/Russia probe. Canada’s Stingray music service keeps growing by acquisition. (Via Tom)
If epileptic children listen to Mozart, could that prevent seizures? Still looking for a summer vacation idea? How about K-pop lessons in Korea?
Random music news for Monday, August 6, 2018