Filter's Scores

  • Music
For 1,801 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 71% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 26% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 3.4 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 75
Highest review score: 96 Complete
Lowest review score: 10 Drum's Not Dead
Score distribution:
1,801 music reviews
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Broder has created his own brand of amalgamated Americana: moody, mixed up and damn beautiful. [#6, p.85]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    There is something so honest about My Morning Jacket--something fresh and something Skynard. But in a good way. [#7, p.91]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
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    By not making sense as we know it, cLOUDDEAD creat music that is open to interpretation. [#10, p.96]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    On Shootenanny!, they take a solid first step toward crafting their opus a la Yankee Hotel Foxtrot or Soft Bulletin. [#6, p.81]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Possesses a rare beauty and a singluar honesty. [#9, p.111]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Goddamn if the entire mess doesn't sound great. [#12, p.93]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    It takes willpower and endurance to swim down these dark, dimly lit streams of misery. Even as a listener. [#11, p.98]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The urgency of the music and the quality vocal and guitar hooks make this one of the best rock albums of the year. [#13, p.98]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Raw, crunchy beats and ugly, monster flows delivered in a punk album format. [#9, p.110]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    There are a few failed experiments... but these failures are punctuated by astounding moments. [#14, p.95]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Proves that Prekop really is one of the few musicians who can allude to the '70s, soul, jazz and fun--yet still sound sincere. [#14, p.99]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Track-for-track, Herren's stuttering production and Technicolor glitch madness turns the whole thing into some insane dance party. [#15, p.93]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Nine Black Alps' raucous nod to the early '90s sounds more heartfelt than the work of so many of their countrymen who can't get past the '80s. [#19, p.96]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Supernature will not assist you in unlocking life's great mysteries, but for a good bout of fashionable rutting, well... [#19, p.90]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    DCFC is becoming a band that's worth noticing apart from Ben. [#17, p.93]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Their greatest album. [#17, p.93]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Like an aesthetic and visceral run through the hhistory of these most miraculous of musical visionaries. [#17, p.102]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    It's everything we love about Blackalicious, but with a little more neo-soul vibe than we're used to. [#17, p.94]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    A production gem. [#19, p.91]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    She's traded in the "Morphine" and creepy, hillbilly-chic of Escondida for a sound that's a hint more melodic and just a touch less disturbed. [#20, p.104]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Just like with White Stripes albums, the music rattles your brain like no other and gets better with age. [#20, p.97]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Pure and unabashed pop bliss. [#21, p.102]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Fans will love it; hipster kids can hear what the Strokes would sound like if they suddenly had the subtlety bludgeoned out of them. [#21, p.100]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    An album confident enough in its substance to not force profound stylistic changes. [#21, p.100]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    As on 2004's Last Exit, their arrangements are deftly drawn, precisely executed and drenched in pretense-free pop. [#22, p.96]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    A glorious, towering achievement. [#22, p.98]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Back is the blend of lo-fi and hi-fi, and back are the completely odd lyrics. [#22, p.94]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The Information is a truer return to the Odelay mentality--and surprisingly, the sound as well. [#22, p.92]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Fun the way a dance floor should be. [#22, p.102]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Ranging from the epic to the understated, Menomena manages to be innovative and accessible.