NEW YORK (Hypebot) – It's no secret that music magazines a rapidly becoming a relic of another era. Most blame a decline in advertising revenue coupled with the growth of free online music media. But ex-Blender staffer Jonah Weiner suggests there are other factors killing our once beloved music rags in his Slate piece "Spinning In The Grave".
1. There are fewer superstars, and the same musicians show up on every magazine cover.
2. Music mags have less to offer music lovers, and music lovers need them less than ever anyway.
3. Music magazines were an early version of social networking. But now there's this thing called "social networking" …