The November issue of Spin (Foo Fighters on the cover) includes a two page city guide penned by The Cleveland Free Times’ Anastasia Pantsios. Included in the spread are write ups on local clubs the Beachland Ballroom & Tavern, Peabody’s, The Grog Shop, Now That’s Class, and Pat’s in the Flats as well as local artists Bears, Mick Boogie, The Dreadful Yawns, Ill Disciples, Nicholas Megalis, and Ryan Weitzel of Exit Stencil Records and Mystery of Two.
Although it isn’t generating the internet attention of the pink palace, that doesn’t mean Stylus Magazine won’t be missed when it ceases publication this week. What does it say about our music culture than many more people are bemoaning the loss of a high quality bittorrent haven than a high quality source of criticism? Sadly, I know the answer.