First Reviews In – Tweet Your First Impressions!

As if by magic, two reviews of ’11 Reasons Why 3 Is Greater Than Everything’ have already come in – the first is by a writer called Oliver Arditi – Here’s the link to his review. My guess is that quite a few of you have already seen it, as he commented on Facebook that it’s already become the most viewed page on his blog ever. So that’s nice. 🙂 Continue reading “First Reviews In – Tweet Your First Impressions!”

Rethinking Reviews

I’ve been asked a few times recently to write reviews of people’s albums. Not by magazines or websites who want it as journalism, but by the artists themselves, wanting it as promo.

Now, let’s leave money aside for now (given that paid journalism is a whole other subject – yes, magazines, I’ll write reviews for you, if you pay me – see the point about journalism below), let’s have a look at what reviews are, where they came from, and why we might want to rethink the idea, especially with regards to asking for them from someone who hasn’t yet heard the music… Continue reading “Rethinking Reviews”