Random music news for Friday, October 5, 2018

Random music news for Friday, October 5, 2018
Radiohead almost wrote the soundtrack for Fight Club? A bungalow once owned by John Lennon is for sale. Looking forward to buying an 8K TV? Apparently. After you see the initial price, maybe not…
Johnny Lydon doesn’t think much of Green Day’s punk credentials. No. Sammy Hagar has a nice place up for sale. Quite a bit, actually. And now W Hotels is launching its own record label. It’s not, but the Internet loves the idea. Theresa May really shouldn’t dance in public. Billy Corgan is a father to a new daughter: Philomena Clementine. Is Sony thinking about launching a rival to Spotify? Lady Gaga has been getting great reviews for her role in the remake of A Star is Born. (Via Tom)
What will 5G mean for radio? Adele is making £23,000 a day even though she’s not touring or doing much of anything. And in music news for October 5, 2018…

Kanye West’s father beat cancer. An Oasis reunion in 2019? This trespasser looks just like Eminem. How will she stack up to other pop stars who made movies? Kanye celebrated by eating some bugs. Mass panic: A real problem at music festivals. The Brett Kavanaugh/UB40 thing just won’t go away. Tina Turner: the musical. And her fans are doing whatever they can to make sure A Star is Born is a hit this weekend. Marc Garneau became the first Canadian in space on this day in 1984. Suge Knight of Death Row Records just got 28 years in jail for manslaughter. Speaking of this whole circus, it has mixed politics and music in a very weird way. Maybe.