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FAQ: Writing an Album Review
FAQ: Writing an Album Review
03/30/08 at 09:51 PM by Adrian Villagomez
Every member of AbsolutePunk.net is welcome to submit album/EP reviews to the site. New releases should be given priority, but reviewing older albums, including those that have been reviewed by other members (including staff), is also encouraged. Be prepared if you take on the role of reviewing highly influential and/or popular albums - only the best submissions will be accepted. Below you will find explanations of what goes into writing a user review as well as some tips to prevent common mistakes.

How do I submit a review?

First, head to the Reviews section of the website. Near the top of the page you will find the Write a Review link. From there it's a simple matter of filling in a...[read more]
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10:35 PM on 03/30/08
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Looks awesome, Adge. The only minor quibble I have is with the release dates you used in The Matches' example. It's a bit confusing.
10:44 PM on 03/30/08
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@Anton Djamoos

Yeah, I can see that. But I chose The Matches example and ran with it... and that's the proper release date info for that album as far as I know. I'm hoping if someone is really confused by that example, they either PM me or just click on the review links I posted as examples.
01:52 AM on 06/01/09
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this helps so much
04:15 AM on 10/10/09
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Thank you, this will be my guide to review an album.
When I saw to this article, I realized that my reviews are not in this "article standard"
02:20 PM on 11/02/09
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Thank you, this will be my guide to review an album.
When I saw to this article, I realized that my reviews are not in this "article standard"
same thing with me
12:58 PM on 02/04/12
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I know I'm a little (read: abolutely years) behind on this, but I'm glad this guide is put on the review posting page. I look forward to submitting with some degree of frequency...
08:04 AM on 07/04/12
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Great guide!
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