Music News

Published on March 22nd, 2017 | by Jon Bunnies


Random Music News for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Remember this: no matter how much you hate your job, at least you’re not Sean Spicer. And now, some music news.

  1. HMV has entered the final weeks of their shutdown. Discounts are running as high as 60%. Some stores will close by the end of this month, with the rest shutting down by April 30.
  2. Here’s of the rise of Jack White’s Third Man Records.
  3. Anyone else notice that the Tragically Hip’s “Ahead by a Century” is for the new version of Anne of Green Gables?
  4. Are you a Canadian musician who might be owed money by YouTube? .
  5. Flying direct back-and-forth to the Middle East and Africa through the US soon? Yeah, . Here are the you have to worry about.
  6. Not to speak ill of the dead, but parts of Chuck Berry’s past was .
  7. Meanwhile, sales of Chuck’s music have since his death was announced Saturday night.
  8. This is . He did NOT invent rock’n’roll.
  9. Kanye West was spotted wearing a Cradle of Filth t-shirt. Cradle of Filth .
  10. Big companies like Live Nation and AEG are buying up music festivals. The name of the game these days is .
  11. Australia is the latest country .
  12. Hodor is now a limo driver in a music video. Honest.
  13. Christian music festivals? They’re a big deal, especially in the US. .
  14. Members of Prince’s band, The Revolution, share their best stories .
  15. If you’re into collecting records, you’ll know about Discogs. Here’s how that site has.
  16. Sublime is going to celebrate their 25th anniversary with ..

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

About the Author

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.

Related Posts

Let us know what you think!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. .

Back to Top ↑

  • EntertainmentTO

    Music Tech MeetUp

    EntertainmentTO is the best way to expand your knowledge and network within Toronto’s Entertainment Tech community. Our mission is to inspire and empower those interested in shaping the future of Entertainment, including music, video, sports, and gaming.

    EntertainmentTO is led by Jon Bunnies, best known nationally and internationally as host of the syndicated radio series The Ongoing History of New Music, The Edge, Q107, and Let`s see.

    Join us as we bridge the gap between technology, innovation, and entertainment.


    Submit your music for Alan’s professional opinion.


  • Twitter

  • Facebook