Random music news for Friday, August 31, 2018

Random music news for Friday, August 31, 2018
Michael Jackson: The Mini-series. Here’s what they sounded like. Make it a good one. Speaking of which, all sorts of allegations are being levelled at this late music manager. Has the mystery of the Cuban sonic attacks on diplomats been solved? So THAT’S the woman on the cover of the British edition of The Strokes This Is It album…
Is the old canon of rock over? There’s an argument to be made for that. It backfired spectacularly. These financial traders used Salt-N-Paper lyrics as code when they were rigging rates. Mrs. Annie Lennox has a nice place in the Hollywood Hills. Doubtfire: The Musical. Aretha Franklin’s funeral procession will feature 130 pink Cadillacs. Here’s some music news to discuss for August 31, 2018. Before was a big-time actor, Ben Stiller was in a high school band. Blame the digital age. And here’s an interesting Beatles fact for the 21st century. This is actually some pretty healthy advice for people addicted to their headphones: listen to the sound of silence. Last long weekend of the summer. Don’t. Here are some facts. The Beatles’ “Hey Jude” was released 50 years ago this week. Could this work? DJ Khaled wants to sell you a throne and some gold-plated furniture. A bit nichey, but still…
SONOS has released some new audio gear that looks pretty cool. And it plays music? A robot bellman? Love the infinity pool. It sounds explosive from a #MeToo perspective. Texas Republicans tried to use a Democrat opponent’s punk rock past against it. There’s a new streaming service called TREBEL. I cannot wait to read this book. No, Harry.