However far it may be from my personal remit, or that of this site, I am somewhat confused by Q Magazine.
Admittedly, I haven't read Q for years ... I began losing interest when their reviews of ECM albums usually followed a formula of:
pressé of press sheet + highlighting one track + vague remark + middling score
(By vague remark, I mean phrases like "It all sounds very Scandinavian" and so forth).
The Q Awards (which is a vanity, if ever there was one - "We are now such important arbiters of musical quality that we feel we must create awards to give to artists to underline their true significance". No-one at Q has said this in print. This is an extrapolation on my part from the fact that the awards exist at all. The same applies ...