So you're saying I should give a high score to, let's say, the latest BTBAM record, because of the high amount of talent that band possesses? But that would be glossing over my feelings about their songwriting, namely that I think it's strung together half-assedly without any sort of cohesion. Does that make sense?
If those are your actual feelings toward BTBAM, I agree, wholeheartedly.
I'm simply saying that as music fans, there should be able to be a certain level of objectivity with reviewing an album. It's nobody's duty to only like things and only give positive reviews, but giving an ETID album or a BTBAM album a 20%, because it's just not your thing, doesn't make much sense to me.
Me, giving the new Manchester Orchestra album a 70%, when I've given all of their other albums a 90%+ works, because I am looking at it objectively, and appreciate that style of music/that artist.
Maybe I'm not making sense. As I re-read my post, I may not be elaborating coherently. lol