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Is there a future for Australian music journalism?

Is there a future for Australian music journalism?

As publishers slash arts sections and shutter whole publications, music writers wonder if anyone is left listening.

How to interview a celebrity

How to interview a celebrity

Music journalist Jessica Misener tells a hilarious story in GIFs about what it's really like to interview famous bands and pop stars.

Response to True: keeping up with the music masses

Response to True: keeping up with the music masses

Everett True completely missed the point. Music writing on the web is home to niche experts. It’s here that genres have been reborn, careers launched, and trails blazed, writes Evet Jean.

Search engine optimisation is killing music

Search engine optimisation is killing music

Immediacy and the race to be first on the internet is killing quality music criticism and journalism stone dead, writes Everett True.

Some facts — no, opinions — about the AMP

Some facts — no, opinions — about the AMP

The Australian Music Prize may be considered by some to be a prestigious award, but listening to music is a supremely personal experience, one that does not translate to a consortium of 27 people, writes Everett True.

Rock critics don’t actually like rock music anymore

Rock critics don’t actually like rock music anymore

If you needed proof that rock critics are now entirely redundant, look no further than the AP's Best Rock Albums of 2009 list, which is curiously absent of music that actually, y'know, rocks.