I did really enjoy Ron's trains of thought in his Pendragon review and comparisons. However, most reviews are politics as much as sound and most reviewers are politicians, so I always try to read between the lines.
Richard Mak has always been a very thorough reviewer on his reviews of Burmester, Tenor Phono, CH phono, some carts, and the Artemis tonearm. People might disagree on listening, but I like his writing style. He also references some good classical originals. How many other reviewers know of and have good LPs of Michael Rabin? He has always been more freelance type though writing across various sites though now M&S seems to be the latest