Performing Songwriter Mag Closes Shop

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Another music mag has folded.

Performing Songwriter, which started 16 years ago as a publication aimed at singer-songwriter types and their fans, recently published its June issue. It was just announced that this would be its last.

Like all music magazines — the late Blender, Rolling Stone, etc. — Performing Songwriter struggled to maintain an identity in the Pitchfork/free-web-reads era. The most recent cover featured noted singer-songwriter Pink. Sagging sales didn't help matters.

You can read editor Lydia Hutchinson's goodbye note here. —Michael Gallucci

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