There Could be the Greatest Review of a Band on Pitchfork…

The article is mainly an interview with a member of Superchunk, but devolves into a more general introspection about of the music industry in the second half.

I thought it was an appropriate addendum to the previous quote.

It’s hard to call greater access to a wider variety of music a bad thing, but it’s also hard to deny that it is completely changing the industry and what a successful musician’s career might look like.

The issues facing the industry aren’t just about cheap distribution or illegal downloading, they’re about a changing culture with changing expectations and more opportunities vying for their attention.

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