Last June, music critic Christopher Weingarten made a big splash with an exceptional rant about the state of his profession at the 140 Characters Conference. It was blogged and reblogged everywhere. Here it is in case you missed it:
We bring this up because last week Weingarten launched a Kickstarter project that will turn his Twitter record reviews into the ultimate rock critic fetish object: a box set. The project, unsurprisingly, quickly reached its goal. But that’s no reason to stop pledging. As someone who has had many a conversation with Chris, we can assure you that the $9 phone call reward is a serious bargain. Definitely worth a look.