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Published on September 12th, 2017 | by Jon Bunnies


Random Music News for Tuesday, September 12, 2017

It’s new iPhone day. The reality distortion field has been switched on in an effort . And now, the music news for September 12.

  1. Even before the iPhone 8 was announced, outside a store.
  2. Ticketmaster says that as a result of its “Verified Fan” program, rather than bots.
  3. Here are the weekly Canadian music sales and streaming numbers vs. a year ago: Total albums, -17.2%; digital albums, -24.3%; physical albums, -11.9%; CDs, -13.1%; vinyl, +11%; streaming, +80.7%.
  4. LCD Soundsystem’s American Dream sold 81,000 physical copies in the US last week (15,000 of those on vinyl), good for the #1 spot on Soundscan. The #2 album, the latest Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack sold just 14,000. Wow.
  5. What’s the future of WayHome? Organizers right now.
  6. It’s like the music industry is in the US.
  7. The Juggalos are getting ready to  this Saturday. This is gonna be interesting…
  8. Are you a superfan? might get you closer to the artists you like the most.
  9. The University of Waterloo has come up with some that knows when you’re driving and not supposed to be texting.
  10. Chavril, . Briefly.
  11. It’s possible that the artwork of Morrissey’s new album with some retailers in the UK.
  12. If you really, really, REALLY like King Crimson, they’ve got for you.
  13. A Canadian poet has been accused of plagiarizing…
  14. A music festival murder? .
  15. What does Win Butler of Arcade Fire know about arcade games? .
  16. Turns out that Ed Sheeran is .
  17. Some British churches are being turned into .
  18. Here’s what some experts are about the rise of smart speakers.
  19. Want to play Canadian Music Week in 2018? !

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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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