Certainly we are all entitled to personal taste, but I wonder how many reviewers are prepared to go against the flow - pointing out the weaknesses and flaws they perceive in a 'classic' composition or a bestselling release.
In that regard I think MWI is better than many, with honest opinions reflecting a healthy lack of commercial bias. The main bias would have to be that of selecting titles for review, in that we tend to choose titles that we find interesting in advance, or repertoire that we already know and love. I don't actively dislike the Alpine Symphony but wouldn't choose to review it particularly as there are others who have more expertise on past recordings.
As far as that goes, both reviewers and readers are more likely to gravitate towards their favourite repertoire (as well as seeking out the new, one hopes), and posing subjective opposition to opinions on these reviews can be fun but I suspect is a road to nowhere.
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