..... when the reviewer both 'gets it' *&* 'doesn't get it', but couldn't be
bothered to write about it, even though he/she got the disc for free ---
after which, he/she goes down to the local used cd-shop & *trades* it for
** lol - - this is SO true. i used to live next door to a fairly big crit in the l.a. alt-press world. this guy got TONS of lps every week/month. most he never listened to (lots of hair metal, etc.); he would just jump down to rhino records, do the massive trade-in (100 or so discs every couple of months) and get some stuff that he liked (usually some old chess records stuff). of course, the record corps were just as at fault, too - - they sent stuff to someone who would NEVER, ever review the stuff they sent (this guy was a total punk and roots guy).
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