Listen to This
By Kiera Butler
Recently, the legendary Village Voice rock critic Robert Christgau told me one of his favorite facts about the music industry today: there are more hours of music recorded in a single year than there are hours in a year; it is literally impossible for one person to listen to everything. Even the most obsessive music zealots couldn’t come close, but it’s funny to picture them trying — a nation of rock-nerd zombies joylessly trolling the MP3 blogs, night after waking night. Nick Hornby meets The Twilight Zone.
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at the Columbia Journalism Review)