What is a Music Critic?

Music Critic Job Description

Music critics review live musical performances and albums. They publish their opinions through a variety of means, such as radio, television, newspapers, magazines, websites or books.



Typical Job Duties

• Attend live performances, recordings and listen to albums

• Summarize the performance or album

• Provide critique of the album, recording or performance based on industry standards

• Conduct interviews with artists

• Maintain knowledge of upcoming shows and album releases

• Build a considerable amount of contacts within the music industry

• Provide insight into the industry by providing background information



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