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For anyone questioning the vitality, validity, or promise of music reviews, wondering how a letter grade might be equitable and meaningful or how a critic can, over time, tell a story with as strong an arc as narrative nonfiction, there was Bob Christgau's Consumer Guide. Once I understood not just what he wrote there but what he didn't, and I stood back and watched how the thing evolved and lived over time, I understood a lot more about diligence, dedication, concision and what not being a hack looks like.

Here's the link to Bob's final Consumer Guide.

July 1, 2010 12:11 PM |


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