On the influence of indie music blogs

March 1st, 2012  | 

The Economist‘s Prospero blog reflects on the declining importance of indie-rock blogs like Pitchfork, using the story of Lana Del Ray as an example. If (like me) you don’t pay much attention, the article is worth it for its discussion of Ms. Del Ray’s career arc alone; I was awfully confused by her sharp transition from wunderkind to object of revulsion as it happened.