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How the Music Critic Scores Work

HOW THE MUSIC CRITIC SCORES WORK EVER WONDER HOW WE TAKE REVIEWS FROM MANY OF THE WORLD'S BEST CRITICS AND TURN THEM INTO OUR SIMPLE MUSIC CRITIC SCORES? The Music Critic Scores are based on reviews from carefully selected websites and internationally acknowledged music experts. BAND RELEASES A NEW ALBUM ALBUM IS REVIEWED BLUE & LONESOME REVIEWERS GIVE THE ALBUM A SCORE 1 % 5.5 **** NUMBER LETTER STARS PERCENTAGE 'HEAT' SCORE OTHER WE COMPILE REVIEWS FROM CAREFULLY SELECTED SOURCES. ALLMUSIC | theguardian PUNKNEWS.ORG exclaim!xe# ****☆ ***** 6 COS Pitchfork C+ 85% TEAMROCK .COM 6.9 * * * * * DROWNED IN SOUND RECORD COLLECTOR 8 ***** We turn the scores and ratings into a single, easy to understand score out of 100 based on an average of the scores awarded. THREE THINGS WE NEVER DO: 1.| 2. 3. Use printed sources unless they also have an online version we can link to. Put words into a Feature reviews we can't show in their original context. reviewer's mouth or assign a score they didn't give. We will sometimes feature a portion of a review where the author didn't give it a score, but will simply say whether we think it was positive or negative, rather than attempt to give it a number. THE RESULT MUSICCRITIC THE HOМЕ OF MUSIC REVIEWS 78 Music-Critic Score EASY TO READ, SIMPLE TO UNDERSTAND, CLEAR AND CONCISE That's MUSICCRITIC THE HOME OF MUSIC REVIEWS

How the Music Critic Scores Work

shared by Budgetinfographic on Jun 29
This infographic aims to help users understand exactly how the aggregated ratings on Music Critic are awarded. As one of the first music review sites on the web, MusicCritic has been THE place to find...


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