Fact Magazine (UK)'s Scores

  • Music
For 423 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 45% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 51% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 70
Highest review score: 100 Trilogy
Lowest review score: 10 >Album Title Goes Here<
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 9 out of 423
423 music reviews
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    By the end, you only want more: you find yourself wishing that Neneh Cherry and The Thing would just go ahead and cover every song in the world in this inimitable manner.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Idler Wheel... is her most adult work yet, a record that's underpinned by the fundamental grown-up characteristic of embracing one's own ridiculous, stubborn dysfunction because, Hell, what other option is there?
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    At its most cleverly executed, Polysick's sound world is easy on the ears but never quite easy listening – entrancingly, exotically beautiful, but with a barb in its tail.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The final outcome is a trebly plastic-fantastic quality, rendering Shrines closer in tone and texture to coke-rap than ethereal indie.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Unselfconscious and joyfully untrammelled, most importantly Never is charmingly weird--that quality so coveted by indie chancers everywhere.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A largely beatific album, it propagates love over high living, but also shipped is the urban locale, the one-dimensional serenading and the cartoonish sexuality that informs a significant percentage of mainstream r'n'b, substituted for the same precocious wisdom, emotional intelligence, writerly nuance and reasoned portrayal of lust displayed on the Tumblr post.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite the occasional tendency to soar above when her songs could benefit from some earthiness, in the main Ware's sheer, confident boldness carries the day.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Nguzunguzu have always had something that stood them apart from imitators, but with Warm Pulse they are coming into their own as a reference in their own right.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    In terms of its complexity and level of skill on display Breakthrough is a big step up for Bensussen.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Total Loss is a largely dud-free album.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Whereas 2009&#8242;s Missing Chairs carried a prissy frivolity in its floridness, Piramida is a noble, self-possessed creation; a masterclass in considered arrangement.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sebenza demonstrates yet again that LV are an act as admirable as they are on, on their day, masterful.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Order Of Noise [is] a meaty, satisfying listen.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Space Zone keeps the bar propped up impressively high without treading back over old ground.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Mantasy is a noticeably self-contained work: it unfolds gradually and deliberately, full of wholly beguiling details.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If the album never quite reaches the tune-packed heights of 808s, the overall listen is utterly melting.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Rinse Presents: Royal-T takes his biggest anthems to date--the abrasive, ferocious 'Orangeade' and the gloriously untethered 'Cool Down'--and builds on them in every direction.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An album that is both powerful in its execution of an idea, but also quite sure of its own modest signature.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's really working out for him.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Narcissist II is so compelling because it is conceptually so much more rigorous and consistent, so much richer with internal resonances than its duo-created cousins.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    At its core, Long.Live.A$AP succeeds because it lets Rocky be Rocky: a rapper with a unique voice and an ear for captivating beats whose lyrical shortcomings can be glossed over with healthy servings of charisma and panache.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Thomson's manifesto is articulate, incisive and practically book-length.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It might be their fifteenth album in a 30-year career, but Push The Sky Away proves beyond all doubt--even mine--that the group is still at the top of their game.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While indebted to the music that came before it, No World is very much of the here and now.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Overall, Jamie Lidell errs on the side of caution with its inherent love affair with Prince but remains playful and original in almost every other respect, which is what makes it such a cohesive and enjoyable listen.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    House Of Woo is one of the sparkier dance albums of the year so far, and a gem amidst all the buncombe.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Welcome To Mikrosector-50 is that rare thing--an electronic full-length that demands to be consumed as album, and reveals more with each return visit.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Punk Authority confirms Swanson as no longer just a man with potential, but an institution in his own right.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Whilst Nostalchic is Lapalux’s most full-bodied work to date, it’s also one of the finer examples of how the recent house-meets-r’n'b explosion can be executed with subtlety and finesse.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With Wolf, Tyler, the Creator is exciting again: maybe not as the ringleader of the Odd Future empire, but as a producer who just turned 22.