February 8, 2013

Daily Round-Up For February 7, 2013

Why hello hello! It’s so great to see you again. Welcome to the Daily Round-Up! This is redOrbit’s collection of all the greatest and most important news to surface from the wonderful world of music. Let’s get to it!

You may already know that Dave Grohl has been hosting Chelsea Lately this whole week. But did you know he had Sir Elton John on the show to interview him? And the honorable Sir John revealed some very interesting news – he will be appearing on the new Queens of the Stone Age record, the same one that Dave Grohl will be contributing drums to. Do yourself a favor and go check out a video of the interview by following the link back to Consequence of Sound.

In some very sad news, Glenn Miller Orchestra trombonist and one time Beach Boys collaborator Paul Tanner has died at the age of 95. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his friends and family. You can read the whole story at The Line of Best Fit.

Acclaimed ambient producer Oneohtrix Point Never, also known as Daniel Lopatin, has announced that he will release a new fourth record sometime before the end of the year. You can check out the whole story, including some details on Oneohtrix Point Never’s recent career developments, by following the link back to The Line of Best Fit.

Indie rock band The Dirty Projectors made an appearance on Conan last night. You can watch their performance by following the link back to Stereogum.

Justin Timberlake has announced a bunch more details about his new upcoming record The 20/20 Experience. Among the information revealed are the track listing, album cover, and release date for the LP. Check out the whole story and read all the details, by following the link back to Stereogum.

The Line of Best Fit has the link to a study that makes the claim that 1 in 5 music listeners completely shun physical releases, instead opting to download all of the music they listen to. This is very interesting in terms of where the music business is moving in its constant evolution. You can read the whole story by following the link back to The Line of Best Fit.

Apple’s online music pioneer iTunes has announced that it has sold its 25 billionth song. They even awarded a decidedly hefty amount of money to the lucky downloader in the form of probably the most valuable iTunes gift card ever. Check out this crazy story, read about the lucky man, or even hear and buy the 25 billionth track, by following the link back to The Line of Best Fit.

And that is all the news we have for today folks! Hope you have a great day!  Have questions, comments, suggestions, or love? As always, you can contact me through my email, or through Twitter @robincopple1. And check out my other articles here. If you like I can include your message in a future edition of the Round-Up!

Stay safe you guys! I love you all.

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