Some clarifications and responses to our lead story yesterday.
As publishers slash arts sections and shutter whole publications, music writers wonder if anyone is left listening.
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.
Immediacy and the race to be first on the internet is killing quality music criticism and journalism stone dead, writes Everett True.
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.
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.