What set me off on this little post was this old mailing list. As I often do, I feel it pertinent to caveat this list by saying that it's at least 8 years old, out of date and from a chart that no longer exists in a magazine that no longer publishes. I share this not to cause any drama but because it's old enough that I now believe it no longer can.
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They were named Trade Magazine of the year in 2001. Shortly there after trade magazines started folding up all over. the market just bottomed out on them for a number of reasons. Album Network ceased to exist by 2003. A number of other trade magazines folded in their wake. Later on Mark Cope ran the tip Sheet Street Pulse and I believe he's still there today. Yvette is twittering here. Mike Savage is currently in artist management. Charlie Prevost was at A&M records, I don't know if he still is.