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Music Magazine Spins Reviews To Twitter

SPIN Magazine is hoping to review 1,500 albums and mixtapes exclusively in 140-character tweets on the @SPINReviews Twitter feed in 2012. The music magazine recently abandoned their 80-word reviews for the new Twitter format.

Spin's Senior Editor, Christopher Weingarten argues that music criticism is evolving into a down loader's handbook and that the Twitter reviews will help readers discover new bands. Critics, however, think is killing the art of the music review.

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