Random music news for Friday, October 19, 2018

Random music news for Friday, October 19, 2018
There’s a new breakthrough that might help. Why are Bono and so many other people contributing to a compilation dedicated to a dead cat? Still confused about K-pop? You know, if we do this right, we can become a world leader in so many ways. She’ll get $507,000 US per gig. Still no societal collapse in Canada following the legalization of weed. This isn’t good. Fingers crossed. Why not? (Via Tom)
A classically-trained hip-hop duo? “Despacito” keeps setting marks for the Guinness Book of World Records. Are you losing your hearing? Here’s another lament for the decline of album artwork and liner notes. Are you a Spotify subscriber and use the mobile app? Meanwhile, here’s music news for Friday, October 19, 2018. There’s been a lineup change in The Lumineers. Britney Spears has signed up for a new series of shows in Las Vegas. Canada thanks you, Stephen Colbert. Word is Rihanna turned down a chance to perform at the Super Bowl to be in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick. Take a look at this. Apple has another hardware event scheduled for October 30. You’ll soon notice some changes. (Via Danny) More proof that you can find inspiration for art just about anywhere. There seems to be a dramatic slowdown in the spread of Internet service.