Random music news for Thursday, August 30, 2018

Random music news for Thursday, August 30, 2018
Seems like a waste, doesn’t it? The Spinal Tap court case is still turned up to 11. Does Donald Trump cause diarrhoea in musicians? Some 60,000 tents were abandoned after the Reading Festival. Go here for details. If teens are cutting down on social media use, should the music industry be worried? Very, very tricky. (Hint: It’s not something you wear on your wrist.)
Hey, should Apple buy Tesla? He’s certainly changed the way teens view the news. The new remix of The Beatles’ white album is set for release on November 22. Has your music start-up failed? Read this. There’s an argument for that. Oh, Liam. Plenty, as it turns out. Maybe. What’s that? And when it comes to music news for August 30, 2018, there’s once again quite a bit out there. Maybe. A Moroccan pop star has been arrested on sexual assault charges for the third time in eight years. What have you been up to? How’s Michael Jackson’s image doing these days? What’s it like to manage The Rolling Stones? Facebook Watch? They have been dating for four years. Are Neil Young and Daryl Hannah married? Oh. Well, we know which side Bono is on when it comes to Brexit. Yes, the BTS brand of K-pop is HUGE. Sure, it’s nice to have a hobby, but sheesh…
Interested in watching Aretha’s funeral on TV? Avicii sold his house in California for $17.5 million just months before he died. What can radio learn from what’s going on in the smart speaker world? A good question: Will virtual reality concerts ever go mainstream? Today is the 55th anniversary of the Washington-Moscow hotline that went into use after the Cuban missile crisis. I think I want this TV. What’s this new #LoveMusic campaign the music industry has launched? Now Bose has a smart speaker.