Published on March 6th, 2018 | by Jon Bunnies0
Random music news for Tuesday, March 6, 2018
It was on this day in 1975 that the public got its first look at the . What we see in those frames is still unexplained. And with that, here’s music news for March 6, 2018.
- Russ Soloman, the founder of Tower Records, . He died at age 92 while drinking whiskey and watching the Oscars.
- People: PLEASE stop with the concert stage invasions (like and .)
- Canadian music sales last week vs. one year ago: Total albums, -28%; digital albums, -19.2%; physical albums, -33.1%; CD, -37.2%; digital tracks, -19.7%; vinyl, +34.3%; streaming, +58.7%.
- Now that music’s doing better, “.”
- More on smart speakers: The market is .
- These people went to an Australian music festival. They may have left with .
- If you’re a Linkin Park fan, you might be interested in hearing this . (Via Gord)
- Micky Foote, the producer of the first Clash album, . He was 66.
- Here’s “.”
- Like Canadian indie guitar rock? Take a look at .
- Radio’s “.” (I prefer the word “habit,” as do a few other radio folk.)
- March Madness-like bracket time: ?
- U2 has some on the way.
- Are you using a hacked app to access Spotify? You won’t be much longer. .
- Ethiopia has its .
- This won’t cause any problems. Nope. No way. Never. What could possibly go wrong?
- Here’s on the way we use social media. Fascinating.