JAKE CLELAND

SHALLOW REWARDS // 01 PREAMBLE

Chris Ott in HD nailing shut the coffin on the living corpse of modern day online music journalism. “The fifteen thousand, ten thousand, eight thousand people that actually read that good piece, that well-written piece, that piece that the writer put a lot of themselves into, that piece is the one that makes the difference. That piece is the one that helps.”

  1. raptoravatar reblogged this from imathers and added:
    He’s dead on about so many things here; the phony exclusivity at Pitchfork, the way traffic warps people towards...
  2. aintgotnoladytronblues reblogged this from imathers and added:
    holy shit gonna come back to this later b/c i gotta get out the door & only had time to watch it, but i had feelings...
  3. cureforbedbugs reblogged this from popcornnoises and added:
    I think at some point we kind of have to think of music criticism as akin to music making — it’s a service, not a good....
  4. jrichmanesq said: its scary to look outside the echo chamber, innit?
  5. popcornnoises reblogged this from jakec and added:
    Declaring My Bias: I can be a pretty fatalistic person. I will always look for something to be wrong (hence my...
  6. dogonaswing reblogged this from imathers and added:
    Bleak but (especially) important.
  7. imathers reblogged this from jakec and added:
    post-Maura-at-the-Voice era, we need Chris doing his thing more than ever. He’s basically
  8. nervousacid said: Salvageable thesis, cringeworthy exposition.
  9. summeromegadeth reblogged this from youngmanhattanite and added:
    “We’ve failed to do anything with the internet” DIO CHRIST DUT LOG ON TO THE SUMMER OF MEGADETH ITS ALMOST LIKE YOUR...
  10. youngmanhattanite reblogged this from jakec and added:
    Jesus Christ. Wrong side...My War. And what part...“do drugs...
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