Random music news for Thursday, October 4, 2018

You might want to read this. They’re still fighting over the estate of James Brown, 12 years after he died. This should be fun: a novel that’s a satire of Silicon Valley. Let’s take a look at one of the class action lawsuits filed against Ticketmaster over allegations they helped scalpers buy and sell tickets. (Via Tom)
The CRTC has blocked a web censorship proposal from some big ISPs. Let’s take a look. Wikileaks was born on this day in 2006. And on the topic censorship is this weird story about Kidz Bop. Microsoft’s new Surface Pro hardware looks pretty good. How can Spotify improve the streaming experience? This BC punk put an American telemarketer fraudster in jail. Another musician is in trouble with an airline. Here are eight ways that Hollywood is changing audio. An explanation can be found here. I guess it all depends. This guy’s job is to archive everything in Prince’s vault. Bad thing? Whatever happened to the cast of the movie School of Rock? Facebook could be hit with a big fine from the EU over its recent data breach. See? There have been some arrests in the Rihanna burglaries. If you’re a drummer, you might find this new device very useful when it comes to improving your playing skills. “Use ‘jazz hands’ instead!” What? He’ll be very, very busy for a very, very long time. The singer of UB40 wants nothing to do with the Brett Kavanaugh controversy. Good. Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham was 78. And here are some musicians who are leading the way for AI in music. Are your kids watching a lot of YouTube? The woman who inspired Buddy Holly to write “Peggy Sue” back in 1958 has died. Sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll are no excuses for being a terrible person. Good thing? This university has banned clapping. Here are a couple of suggestions. And now, music news for October 4, 2018.
Random music news for Thursday, October 4, 2018