Metascore
74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. At its best, Recording a Tape still sounds like little more than the product of a few precocious marching-band dropouts, an empty warehouse, and good intentions.
  2. Spin
    42
    Flavorless chamber pop. [Jan 2006, p.91]
User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. davem
    Oct 6, 2006
    8
    Solid album, see them live, it's fantastic.
  2. kurtt
    Mar 5, 2006
    9
    I personally find it quite refreshing and I love how the album has a whispy unity that works as a whole. It really has grown on me!!!
  3. coolerstillr.muckfluck
    Feb 6, 2006
    4
    yeah...not quite. no.