Clash Music's Scores

  • Music
For 1,178 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 58% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 39% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 72
Highest review score: 100 Spiderland [Box Set]
Lowest review score: 10 Until One
Score distribution:
1,178 music reviews
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A hodgepodge LP bound skillfully by the starry-eyed aestheticism he's become so fond of lately.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Parastrophics is mischievous and atomised techno pop for listeners who think they've heard it all.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A cornucopia of ideas and influences, here, Andrew Bird has created a veritable treasure trove of a record, where to equal the bare sum of its parts is a momentous achievement.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The lyrics are as sharp and malevolent as they've been in ages.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The songwriting and hyper-futurism made easy are a case of Smart by name.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is an absolute treat for fans of rootsy vintage soul and a remarkable statement of intent for a debut release.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A gigantic album.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's a joy.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This new full-length suggests that while Nedry haven't quite found their way there yet, the journey should be fascinating.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Complex, thought provoking and undeniably engaging.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Yes, there are 'Did she really do that?' moments... But'MDNA' is mostly filled with moments when listening to Madonna still feels like the most thrilling thing any pop fan could possibly hope to experience.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    At times it's testing, but there are flashes of phenomenal creative genius here that are destined to manifest further.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A+E
    What one quickly realises is that this is an accomplished record.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A quality accompaniment and memorial.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Its relentless energy is utterly addictive.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A mystical brew of funk, gospel and delta rock.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is an album self-assured in its odd-ball-ness, yet confident enough to step out into territories typically less habitual to it's maker.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Expansive and exploratory, powerful and hymnal.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An engaging album devoid of stagnancy.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Driven by demons and fired by fury, 'Blunderbuss' is a turbulent insight into one man's wrath - but it rocks. Hard.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A surprisingly effective 21st century take on the Seventies singer-songwriter album, with tight band performances from the likes of the Dap-Kings and sympathetic production from the king of the trumpets.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Ways To Forget is a bar-raiser--an album of intelligent synth-pop bubbling with humanity.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Simply a superb collection of beautifully captured moments and suggests that Mystery Jets are going to be making great music for a very long time.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    His best work since 'Black Holes In The Sand'.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Here Come The Bombs' is fresh and stylish and marks Coombes' finest work in over a decade. A triumph.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A synth heavy, angst ridden, paranoia-fuelled musical monolith filled with catchy hooks, heavy drums and nods of the cap towards Dubstep.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    [Here shows] a true progression without losing any of the magic that made their first album such a breath of fresh air. Simply superb.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Twelve years after their formation, the East Coast five-piece have created their finest album to date.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's a captivating mix of material, yet hangs together well and has a surprisingly easy flow.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is their most mysterious and rewarding album yet.