Josh is a Melbourne-based freelance music writer. He is also the music editor of Verve Magazine, a zine celebrating local creatives and an editorial assistant at Beat & Mixdown Magazines.
Closures and consolidations of local newspapers in the US have had a ruinous effect on the local communities they serve. Is this what we'll see in Australia?
As publishers slash arts sections and shutter whole publications, music writers wonder if anyone is left listening.