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    By H. Drew Blackburn, Confusion, and Graham Corrigan

    Loving music is a double-edged sword. It can bring joy and inspiration, and it can lift you up in times of need. But in order to keep up with all the great new music, you need to run afoul of some terrible creatures. They're commonly referred to as music critics, and they wear masks of all shapes, sizes, and colors.

    All music critics move differently, so to help you identify the type you may be dealing with, we've put together a list of some common types of music critics. Be on the lookout.