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For many aspiring journalists, reviewing music is a dream job. But it is one of the hardest subject areas to enter.

With such a fierce competition, how can you stand out as a music journalist?

Chief editor of online music magazine Side-Line, Bernard Van Isacker, shares six tips in his Ultimate Guide on How to Write the Perfect Music Review.

He explains that readers want to learn about what they are hearing and become “cooler” by reading reviews.

"In this case, 'cooler' stands for more competent. So that they know more, dig deeper and ultimately want to get inspired by music," he writes.

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