Random music news for Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The guy who promoted the disastrous Fyre Festival wants a shorter sentence, claiming mental illness. And now, music news for September 26, 2018. (Via Tom)
SiriusXM’s purchase of Pandora could really change the balance of power in the streaming world as well as in the world of advertisting. Dre: “No way we’re showing THAT on Apple platforms.”
Have we heard the last of Suge Knight? Numan is devastated. Here’s why. Could’ve been the Foo Fighters, but they were passed over. No need to have done this. Or maybe not. Tim Cook to Dr. Gary Numan’s tour bus was in a fatal accident with an elderly man in Cleveland. Dude. Turns out that George Michael was a really, really unhappy guy. Forty-five years later, we’re actually traveling slower. Can you pick out Liam’s kid? He had a head injury? Rapper Lil Xan ended up in the hospital after eating too many hot Cheetos. And how weird is it that being a Facebook moderator can result in a case of PTSD? And here’s more. Think it’ll attract tourists? This new Netflix series on music industry crimes and misdemeanors looks great. How weird is it being in Beyonce’s orbit? A bunch of big companies (including Google) are working on an anti-piracy database. Spotify has leased an incredible amount of space at the new World Trade Centre in New York. Speaking of airlines, this might take the sting out of flight delays. It’s possible. It’s JUST A BRUNO MARS SONG! Here’s a new British music landmark. This weird. This is a new twist in the Michael Hutchence story. On this day in 1973, Concorde made its first trip across the Atlantic. It looks like we have Maroon 5 for the Super Bowl halftime show.
Random music news for Wednesday, September 26, 2018