Music Biz Headlines, July 10, 2017

From Lorde to Billboard

NZ's Joel Little is the biggest thing on the US charts this week  —

Powerful new exhibit at Rock Hall of Fame

New $15M installation is entitled Power of Rock  —  Dale Kang,  AP

Palestinian activists disrupt Radiohead concert in Scotland

Band's decision to play in Israel creates flak —  consequenceofsound

The disastrous Fyre Festival may have wrecked it for everyone

The Bahamas catastrophe could make it harder for an entire industry to insure events already known for risky behavior --- Polly Mosendz, Bloomberg

Henry Rollins: America's real safety net is drugs, alcohol, cheap food and free porn

Outspoken rocker sounds off ---  LA Weekly

Does music played in a metadata void actually make a sound?

An essay about how sound is inscribed ---  Marc Weidenbaum,

Eddie Money appeals ruling on Motion to Dismiss claims by former drummer 

A heated case seems destined for trial --- Hannah Karp, Billboard

U2’s Edge helps Fender find what it’s looking for with new app

Fender Play aims to replace the guitar teacher for $20 a month  —  Lucas Shaw, Bloomberg

Shania Twain battles complications from Lyme disease, warns about the risks

The Canadian country music superstar reveals she’s battling the disease as a result of a tick bite over 10 years ago —  Victoria Ahearn, CP

Koerner Hall still dazzles after almost a decade

Performance space at Royal Conservatory’s historic headquarters in Toronto still wins rave for esthetics and acoustics  — Nick Patch, Toronto Star

Inspired by love and Montreal, singer-songwriter Scott Helman evolves with his audience

There was nothing mysterious or cryptic about the inspiration behind his debut full-length album, Hotel de Ville — Eric Volmers, Calgary Herald

Rock’n’Roll Guns for Hire review – meet the hidden talents behind Bowie, Prince and the Stones

They live in the shadow of stars with huge egos who can’t always remember their own songs. So what’s it like to spend your entire career realising someone else’s vision? — Tim Dowling, The Guardian

Ed Sheeran blows the roof off the ACC

British hitmaker plays two sold-out arena shows — Jane Stevenson, Toronto Sun

I joined a cult for four years and lost $1M but maybe in the end I won

The strange tale of hit songwriter Desmond Child —MBW

Charlie Angus' journey from punk rock activism to political office

A profile of the candidate for the NDP federal leadership —

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