14362Re: [Hybrid] Re: Morning Sci Fi Press Quotes
- Jun 3, 2003Well, you do understand that these small review sites can't afford risking
to lose their sources for promos, so they basically lick the label /
distributor's asses as much as they can.
I don't believe this excuse though.
Given the chance, I'd love to do some seriously critical reviews :)
> Sorry, but after reading silly quotes like that the last thing I
> would want to do is waste my time reading an ad that disguises
> itself as a review. Couldn't people think of some better metaphors?
> Why not "evoking everything from Pink Floyd to Mozart" for that
> case? I can see fans of MA and Vangelis picking up the album based
> on that comparison and being slightly baffled. And the classic
> journo catchphrases "dance floor mayhem" and "comedown comfort"
> picked from the "Reviews For Dummies" handbook? After reading quite
> a few Muzik & Mixmag reviews over the years I swear at least half of
> their articles include those whored to death phrases.
> Bog standard journalism...
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