Produced by

The Future of Music Criticism

« previous episode | next episode »

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.

Comments [11]

Wingdale Community Singers: In Studio

The Brooklyn folk supergroup plays live.

Comments [15]

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."


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."



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 "Di...