Random music news for Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Feyonce: A settlement has been reached. The story of The Buggles’ “Video Killed the Radio Star.”
Boy, there’s a lot of bad blood around the release of the new Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. Meanwhile, “Bohemian Rhapsody is a bad movie. PLEASE don’t take celebrities advice on vaccines. Pharrell Williams vs. Pop stars growing old gracefully, Or not. And here come the Prince documentaries. Here are seven new books about women in music. Ponder that as we go through music news for October 31, 2018. Looking for something to read this fall? (Via Tom)
Selena Gomez is no longer the most-followed person on Instagram. Aretha Franklin’s closet is going up for auction. Donald Trump: CUT IT OUT! Here are reports on Apple’s new iPads and Macs. PLEASE. This metal musician had his nose bitten off by a dog. Is Spotify spying on us? Radio dude denies offering a woman money to make false claims against Robert Mueller. What’s wrong with this picture? Waze, the navigation app, has gone even deeper when it comes to integrating music into its functions. Carole King has rewritten a song from 1977 to reflect her opinions about the 2018 US midterm elections. And then there’s this from the world of amputations. Lest we forget, HMV is still doing well in some parts of the planet. It’s the night disguised extortionist appear at my door demanding empty calories while their families look on in approval. SLAYER fans don’t like politics. Adele made £15 million this year without working a single day. But boy, is it entertaining.” Read that review here. Beyonce vs. The film opens Friday.
Random music news for Wednesday, October 31, 2018