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Published on August 18th, 2018 | by Jon Bunnies

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Random music news for Saturday, August 18, 2017

Everyone’s attention was on the death of Aretha Franklin this week, but there is still some other music news to be reported. Here’s what I have for August 18, 2018.

  1. The estranged wife of Korn frontman Jonathan Davis has under apparently tragic circumstances.
  2. Here are my for Global News.
  3. No surprise here: Sales of Aretha Franklin’s music has since her death on Thursday.
  4. Meanwhile, in Virginia, an argument over Aretha led to a shooting.
  5. Very soon, Prince albums will be . He probably wouldn’t like that, but what’s he gonna do?
  6. Speaking of whom, there’s in the works about a maid who won a dream date with Prince.
  7. Jack White played a show for Tesla employees last night. The first song? “The Big Three Killed My Baby.” . (Via Gilles)
  8. Discogs data says that sales of vinyl and (inexplicably) cassettes are .
  9. Wanna own ?
  10. Spotify is starting to fall behind its competitors when it comes to voice and lyrics. explains the problem.
  11. Another has raised some big questions.
  12. Guess for the unveiling of the new iPhone?
  13. Phish had to their Curveball Festival because of phlooding. (Funny that a band named Phish would be put off by a little water.)
  14. The death of one of Michael Jackson’s friends has police what really happened.
  15. Do you recognize these ?
  16. This singer is suing over a that left him with half a tongue.
  17. There’s in podcast listening when you compare English and French Canada.

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.


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