Everett True

Why do people read Collapse Board?

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Some questions here, people. Be great if you can answer some of them.

1. For the article itself? Or for the commentary around the article?

2. To be entertained? To be informed? To discover music?

3. Do people believe that critics lose authority if they involve themselves in the commentary that goes on around the articles?

4. Why are REVIEWED IN PICTURES articles consistently well-read?

5. What is this unwritten protocol that states that musicians themselves shouldn’t be commenting on reviews?

6. Why don’t Pitchfork allow comments?

7. Is music criticism still a performance when it’s changing from monologue to dialogue?

8. For the sense of community? The iconoclasm?

9. (fill in yr own)

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