Machine [EP]

User Score
6.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 1 out of 5

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  1. 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 major label debut.
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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 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.
  2. The brittle treble-heavy assault is replaced with clarity, greater exploration of texture and more "professional" recording.
  3. Machine disappoints on an almost unprecedented number of levels, and its unfortunate length is the least of its problems.