Thank you!

Mad props to The Daily Reviewer, which has just sent me a message saying that JDCMB is among their 100 Best Blogs, which feature 18 or so on music.We are in eminent company alongside the likes of Alex Ross, Opera Chic, The Omniscient Mussel, Ionarts, Adaptistration and plenty more top-notch scribes.

They’ve kindly forwarded me a badge to prove it. Aw shuks – thanks, folks!

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