Music Journalists and Rock Bands

Samantha was a music journalist assigned to cover an upcoming rock festival. She had never covered such an event before and felt a bit overwhelmed by the number of bands scheduled to perform. She had no idea where to start her research and was worried that she would miss out on some of the best bands at the festival. As she started browsing through the festival’s website, she found the list of rock bands was alphabetized, which made her life much easier. She could quickly find the bands she was interested in and focus on their background, music style, and upcoming shows. She also noticed that the festival represented different genres well, and the alphabetized list helped her explore the bands with different music styles. Thanks to the alphabetized list, Samantha wrote a well-researched, in-depth article about the festival and the bands. She interviewed several bands and even saw a few performances before the festival began. Her article was a success; she gave her readers a comprehensive overview of the festival and all the bands scheduled to perform. Samantha was very grateful for the alphabetized list as it had made her job much more manageable. It helped her to discover new bands and allowed her to explore and share her findings with her readers. She knew this festival would be the first of many she would cover in her career, and the alphabetized list will be a tool she would always use.

Top Music Journalists on the Scene

Greg Kot, Cohost, SoundOpinions – @gregkot
Jim Fusilli, Music Critique, The Wall Street Journal – a @wsirock
Jon Caramanica, Music Critic, The New York Times – @joncaramanica
Jon Pareles, Music Critic, The New York Times – @jonpareles
Nate Chinen, Music Critic, JazzTimes @@natechinen
Chris Richards, Music Critic, The Washington Post – @chris_richards
Alan Kozinn, Music Critic, The Wall Street Journal – @kozinn
Hugh McIntyre, Music Critic, Forbes – @popbanghugh