What credentials do you have to have in order to critque music?
We all have ears, we all have opinions. We are all critics.
There should be no such thing as a professional critic. They get paid to state the same opinions we state on here for free.
Because of the way "musical critcs" are labeled, exposed, and financed, their opinions hold more weight in the industry and they have a huge influence over the opinions of others. Example, nobody was calling Kanyes new album a perfect masterpiece until Rolling Stone grew some balls and gave it a perfect rating. Then, everybody and their grandmother started praising Kanyes album like it came straight from the bible.
The media has such a huge impact over how people think. Why should Rolling Stones or Pitchforks wack ass review hold anymore weight than yours? Their opinion does not matter more than yours. They just have bigger assholes than you.
Stop reciting the opinions of others and develop your own damn opinions. Afterall, your the only one that can hear the music through your own ears.
^^^Dont let people like this tell you what "good" music is.
Put Rolling Stone and The Source back on the rack, and clean out your damn ears and try again.
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