Thursday, May 15, 2008

The Onion reviews Pitchfork

Most of us who write about music, also read Pitchfork. It has become massively influential and championed bands like The Decemberists and their brand of indie.

However, their contributors write with a much derided, holier than thou opinion that The Onion takes offence to. Read their critique below.

Pitchfork Gives Music 6.8

CHICAGO—Music, a mode of creative expression consisting of sound and silence expressed through time, was given a 6.8 out of 10 rating in an review published Monday on Pitchfork Media, a well-known music-criticism website.

Pitchfork Gives Logo

According to the review, authored by Pitchfork editor in chief Ryan Schreiber, the popular medium that predates the written word shows promise but nonetheless "leaves the listener wanting more."


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