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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Obit: No Depression

No Depression, the music magazine that covered the roots/alt-country scene is ending publication.

I periodically (pun intended) picked it up over the years. While I shared ND's passion for the music, I was always put off by the magazine's smug left-wing politics, which they trumpeted at every opportunity without the slightest regard for pretext. Music coverage aside, No Depression embraced the most sophomoric brand of liberalism this side of Rolling Stone.

Still, it filled a need, and it will be missed. For a sample of alt-country in excelsis, check this out

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