See, There Is A Way To Make People Care About Rock Criticism Again

noah | June 17, 2009 10:30 am

Yesterday, our good pal/rock twitic Christopher R. Weingarten took to the stage at the 140 Character Conference to talk about the content-free nature of so much music discussion on Twitter–and the wider Web–these days, and he threw in a few bits about the ever-dying breed of the “rock writer” and the way “crowdsourcing” killed indie rock in there as well. His charisma and smarts and the way that the crowd basically ate out of the palm of his hand (see also) filled me with something that kind of resembled hope! [140conf]