Machine [EP]

Metascore
54

Mixed or average reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. The brittle treble-heavy assault is replaced with clarity, greater exploration of texture and more "professional" recording.
  2. The Machine EP is a bizarre experiment for the YYYs: is this studio-glazed rocker the one that will show their true colors - or is this just a little endeavor to see what they can pull off? Either way, I’m pretty pissed.
User Score
5.7

Mixed or average reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 1 out of 2
  1. matthewp.
    Jan 29, 2005
    2
    i love the yeah yeah yeahs, and i'd probably put their first ep and their full-length on any list of my favourite albums. but machine is i love the yeah yeah yeahs, and i'd probably put their first ep and their full-length on any list of my favourite albums. but machine is just a mess -- 1 good song, and a few stabs at a more experimental sound that fall completely flat. go for their other stuff, and avoid this at all costs. Full Review »
  2. PatrickW.
    Jun 13, 2004
    9
    Though the second mini - album by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs may be short, it is still sweet, a trickle of a taste of the joy yet to come on their Though the second mini - album by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs may be short, it is still sweet, a trickle of a taste of the joy yet to come on their major label debut. Full Review »