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The Future of Music Criticism

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Friday, May 07, 2010

With print media struggling and countless new voices emerging online, music criticism is in a state of profound reinvention. Today on the show, pop critics discuss what the future holds for music journalism.

Also: live music from Brooklyn folk supergroup the Wingdale Community Singers.

Where Does Music Journalism Go Next?

Pop critics Jim DeRogatis and Ann Powers discuss the uncertain future of music criticism.

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Wingdale Community Singers: In Studio

The Brooklyn folk supergroup plays live.

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Critiquing the Critics

John Schaefer: Blogging isn't necessarily the same thing as music criticism.

Sharon Van Etten

Gig Alerts: Sharon Van Etten

The Brooklyn songstress will headline a show at Union Hall Friday night. Download her beautifully melancholy track "Love More."

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Sleigh Bells

Gig Alerts: Sleigh Bells

The much-buzzed about Brooklyn noise pop duo play Coco 66 on Friday. Download their new track "Tell 'Em."

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Tribecastan

Gig Alerts: TriBeCaStan and the FolklOrkestra

The incredibly eclectic duo, who delight in world music mash-ups, celebrate the release of their new album 5 Star Cave Saturday at Joe's Pub. Download their gypsy jazz style track "Dizzy in the Dunes."

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