July 30, 2014 Last Updated 10:00 am

Lindsay Zoladz named new pop music critic at New York magazine

Zoladz has been an associate editor at Pitchfork since January 2013

Press Release:

New York, NY – July 30, 2014 —— New York editor-in-chief Adam Moss announced today that Lindsay Zoladz is joining the magazine and Vulture.com as pop music critic, contributing essays, reviews, and daily commentary. She joins from Pitchfork and starts August 11.

“Lindsay is one of the freshest voices writing about music today, versatile and lucid, with the rare ability to surface big ideas while conveying to the reader a clear sense of the quality of the music itself.” says Moss. “She can write long and short, and can effortlessly move print to the web, from essays to short reviews and commentary on music news. She’s a superb addition to our already- formidable team of critics.”

Zoladz has been an associate editor at Pitchfork since January 2013, editing the blog The Pitch and writing “Ordinary Machines,” a monthly column about music and the internet. She has also written for Slate, Salon, Bookforum, Rookie, The Believer, and the LA Review of Books, among other outlets.

She joins New York’s acclaimed roster of culture critics, including Justin Davidson (architecture & classical music); David Edelstein (movies); Jesse Green (theater); Jerry Saltz (art); Kathryn Schulz (books); and Matt Zoller Seitz (TV).

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