I've taken a few minutes to write up my thoughts about the music I'm
listening to. Some of these reviews are rather old, but I add to them as
time goes on and I receive interesting pieces of music.
Reviewee artists include:
|I typically review CDs autographed or sent or given to me. If
someone takes the time to do that, I feel that I should take the time to
|If you would like your CD reviewed out here, just ask!
I may need a copy if I don't have one.|
|You are welcome to use brief quotes from any of these reviews on
your web site, articles, CD jacket, whatever, provided appropriate credit is
|If you wish to use more than just a quote or two, please create or
publish a link to my web site http://www.kleonard.com
instead and have folks get to the reviews that way. If a link is not
possible, please contact me, and we'll
work something out.|
|My reviews are weird. I look at albums mostly from a thematic
standpoint and discuss what the artist put into my head about himself.
This is similar to a technique I learned in high school and used in college
about how to analyze literary works. I also comment on the
instrumentation, arrangement, mix/sound quality, and presentation/artwork.|
|For fun or profit? If your CD is for fun, I'll generally be
more relaxed about it. If your CD is commercial, I'll be a bit more
brutal, but I will welcome your feedback, and I'll take that into
consideration as I complete my drafts.|
I assure you that writing a review for me is like pulling out my own wisdom
teeth. It is very difficult to get it down in words, which is why it takes
a while and why I often ask the artist for feedback. Perspective is a good
Thanks to Beyond_EM'er Grant M. for reviewing and critiquing my reviews
and for the valuable suggestions!