'It was the lifeblood of the music scene': Biz faces future without NME magazine

George Garner

The music industry is coming to terms with a changed music media landscape following last week’s surprise announcement that NME’s print edition would cease publication after 66 years.

The notification was made on March 7 by its publisher Time Inc. UK, who confirmed the iconic title, which went free in September 2015, would be switching to a digital-first strategy.

“It’s a sad day for music journalism, especially bands, and the end of an era,” said Barbara Charone of MBC PR ...

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