Random music news for Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Beatles have released a new video. This isn’t ever going to go away, is it? Interesting: Using rap battle etiquette to teach free speech. These Bose wireless earbuds are supposed to help you sleep…
…and these earbuds turn any smartphone into an FM radio…
…while people who have been demanding a smart speaker for the shower has had their prayers answers. And now in music news for November 1, 2018…

Kanye West says he’s quitting politics and that people (like Donald Trump) used him. Toronto could get a brand new planetarium. Yes, that Beatles. Do you buy this excuse for Gilbey Clarke refusing to join the Guns N’ Roses tour? Looking for a new podcast? Brexit could mean big, big problems for the British concert industry. This “introduction to the music industry” course being offered by the BBC looks interesting. The sound you heard at midnight was a bunch of radio stations flipping to an all-Christmas format for the rest of the year. Does this mean the return of laser rock shows? Despite increasing the number of usual character, Twitter messages remain well under the maximum. No, it’s not okay to dress up in blackface to be Beyonce. Panda love songs. Here are some podcast directories. Meanwhile, Taylor Swift is urging fans to vote against fear-based extremism. The “Stairway to Heaven” plagiarism lawsuit continues. Universal Music is the last bidder for Big Machine, Taylor Swift’s label. Wanna buy Frank Sinatra’s Rolls-Royce? Be prepared to hear “All I Want for Christmas is You” from Mariah Carey. A lot. The rumoured number is $300 million. And while KISS fans want to see Peter Criss on this upcoming so-called farewell tour, he’s apparently just not up to it. That is all.
Random music news for Thursday, November 1, 2018