Anthony Volodkin is Fascinated: Where does music counterculture live today?
Good question. I think it still lives in music blogs and music-related sites. They’ve just gotten more and more niche. Curation is king. Spotify playlists are also pretty damn cool and a quick way to publish what you’re listening to to a whole lotta people. Spreads quickly. I still find Tumblr to be a great resource as well, though I haven’t started following anyone new lately, which probably means I’m slippin.
Six years ago, music blogs were the home of counterculture. They were the alternative alternative, nearly non-commercial way to find out (+discuss and publish) about new music from a decentralized network of obsessive music listeners. It was like a big playground
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