Random music news for Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Random music news for Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Here’s a fascinating personal story of disability and Doc Martens. Will today be the day that I clean out of the shed and the garage? The founder of a Christian rock festival has been sentenced to 18 years for child molestation. Spotify has a hardware problem. Audiobook giant Audible.com has laid off its entire podcast staff. Bieber is still under fire from his neighbours after that infamous house-egging incident. Fascinating: Some medical schools are recruiting students based on their musical ability. (Note that Audible is owned by Amazon, too.)
Drake just spent $14K on custom gold grills. movie. She’ll now get back to you on that. Read this first. If you’re an 80s kid, chances are you’d want to visit here. Remember Smash Hits magazine? Still. Alexa can’t seem to answer that question right now? If so, you’ll love this feature. And has Amazon really sold 50 million Alexa-powered devices? (Via Tom)
This app wants to be the Uber of music lessons. Stevie Nicks is set to join American Horror Story. Looking to print up some CDs and cassettes for your music? Here’s why. This is a great look at what it’s like to try to make it as a musician in Nashville. Aphex Twin = Weird. The solo staycation continues, which explains the slight reduction in posts this week. Maybe after we look at music news for August 8, 2018. Something has gone wrong with Johnny Depp’s Notorious B.I.G.