#MorningMonarchy: July 28, 2017


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#MorningMonarchy: July 28, 2017All-cash deals, rolled-up Warhols and concert cults + this day in history w/the Empire State Building plane crash and our song of the day by Matthew Dear on your Morning Monarchy for July 28, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Beats For Cash: 300K Artists Making $20M In The Music Industry’s New Gig Economy
https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/2017/07/28/300000-artists-are-making-20m-beats-is-the-new-music-industry/

Exhumation of Dali’s remains finds his mustache still intact (Audio)
https://twitter.com/AphixJS/status/888603309568864256

Che Guevara is being used to sell ‘revolutionary’ office space and lofts in the U.K.
https://twitter.com/Adweek/status/889546195764469760

Viacom willing to make an all-cash deal to buy Scripps Networks
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/890025138682507264

#YouTubeRed + #GooglePlayMusic = More Consolidation
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/890673971254841345

Apple discontinues the iPod Nano & Shuffle
https://twitter.com/billboard/status/890756197355331584

“We found it rolled up in a tube” – #AliceCooper discovers #Warhol classic after 40 years
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/889901937490927617

Nicolas Cage slammed by human rights group for propping up “brutal dictator” in Kazakhstan
https://twitter.com/THR/status/890195070753935360

Four scientific journals publish “fake paper” on Midi-Chlorians from Star Wars
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/889887151231578114

Venezuela Maduro’s ‘Despacito’ political remix backfires quickly (Audio)
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/889905645226307584

Justin Bieber struck a paparazzo with his truck while trying to leave a church meeting in Beverly Hills, police say (Audio)
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/890605960015650816

June Foray, Voice of ‘Bullwinkle Show’s’ Natasha and Rocky, Dies at 99
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/890534244002516992

Barbara Sinatra, Frank’s 4th wife and philanthropist, dies (left Zeppo Marx for Sinatra)
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/890024722611699712

John Heard Dead at 72
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/888760606748291073

More than 90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper show
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/888919325557624832

Arcade Fire Announce Strict Dress Code For Brooklyn Show
https://twitter.com/DazAltTheory/status/889577369966706688

2017 #MercuryPrize shortlist fails to spotlight truly exciting British music
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/890673606648147968

#NewMusicFriday: #ArcadeFire, #BenGibbard, #PetShopBoys, #TheCars, #JerryGarcia and more
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/890987461874073601

#ThisDayInHistory: #July28 w/the #EmpireStateBuilding gets hit by US B-25 bomber in 1945 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/890984313847664640

+ #SilentParade, #SummerJam, #KennewickMan, #Napster injunction
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/890984914509676545

+ #RudyVallee, #JackieO, #RichardWright, #SouljaBoy birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/890986152202715136

Flashback: Darth Cheney to Get Battery Replaced (Jul. 28, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/07/darth-cheney-to-get-battery-replaced/

#PumpUpThaVolume: Matthew Dear – “Modafinil Blues” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/890832232297906177