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Are rock music critics extinct?

We used to be able to tell you what was worth listening to

29 July 2023

9:00 AM

29 July 2023

9:00 AM

I see Mr Ed Sheeran thinks that consulting rock critics makes about as much musical sense in 2023 as purchasing an ear trumpet. And really, given how the fans apparently can’t get enough of Sheeran’s work –the last tour to Australia and New Zealand by the guy with the just-woke-up hair, silly tattoos and pleasant tunes broke all previous records for ticket sales – this only appears to underscore the point he recently made to Rolling Stone.

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