In fact, you can start your own blog and become your own favorite critic. You don’t have to take the word of some hoary (and hairy) old dude who sits at a desk all day. It’s 2006! You can take the word of some tattooed, multipierced skate rat who sits at a desk all day. The era of elitism and expertise is over!”
– Ralph Berrier writes a music column for the Roanoake Times, and it seems from Sunday’s column headlined “Death of a Music Critic” that he’s not only soul-searching, but maybe soon-searching….for a new line of work. (via Music Press Report)
Good luck with that next review of the Party in the Park series.
Oh, Ralph, the NME is looking for a music writer….?