Random music news for Tuesday, September 4, 2018

A lot, actually. Broadcasters in the UK want the government to create some kind of social media watchdog. Try this. He’d like to sell you some sheets. French schoolchildren (who went back to school yesterday) found that mobile phones were no longer allowed. Some throat candies made with bee spit. Ugh. About that unreleased Red Hot Chili Peppers album from 2003 featuring guitarist John Frusciante… The Berlin show has been rescheduled. After losing his voice midway through a show in Berlin and unable to finish the gig, Bono has seen a doctor who now assures him he’ll be fine for the rest of the tour. Remember Apple’s Ping social music network? The day when the Northern Hemisphere goes from 0 (our summer attitude) to 100 kph (the rest of the year) overnight. What went wrong? Need your vinyl cleaned? Lionel Ritchie has entered the bedroom. You read that right. That’s no way to launch a new record label, is it? You know what Bono needed? It doesn’t get much cleaner than this. Not much to see yet, but…
Why music from the 80s is a whole lot cooler than most people realize. There will be a big update to Windows 10 next month. Enough with the vowel-free band names already! Voice control for radio/infotainment systems in cars: It’s coming very fast. And can a smart speaker replace a kitchen radio? And here comes the music news for September 4, 2018. Maybe you need a little uplifting music to get you through today. Thom York is now on Instagram.
Random music news for Tuesday, September 4, 2018