🎵 Weekly Music Newsletter: Ariana Grande is late to the house party

Mic-Check Newsletter
9 min readJan 23, 2024

Also, the downfall of Pitchfork. The Beatles and Radiohead collide. Lil Nas X is being blasphemous again. Glass Beach’s genre-bending odyssey.

Last week, news broke of Pitchfork's collapse, sending shockwaves through the music world. What was once the arbiter of cool, the platform that dared to slap a decimal point on art, lies dormant. For many, it feels like the final verse of an era.

Pitchfork's fall isn't just about one website. It's a stark reminder of the challenges facing music…

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