Ink 19's Scores

  • Music
For 68 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 54% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 44% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 3.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 A Little Deeper
Lowest review score: 10 So Long, Astoria
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 46 out of 68
  2. Negative: 8 out of 68
68 music reviews
    • 62 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Wrapped in the sonic wonder of Mark Linkous, Fear Yourself is more than a great record, it is a brilliant one.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A Little Deeper is one of the truly defining albums of its genre, an album that future artists will look to for inspiration as well as be measured up against. An effortlessly stunning masterpiece.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Holy shite what a record.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is the album of the year.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An indie pop masterpiece that's easily one of the best records to come out this year.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If Joy Division were to have formed in the last few years, they might sound similar to Calla.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This supremely confident disc is easily an early standout for year-end best honors.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a superb piece of rock.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Gorgeously produced, beautifully instrumentated and infused with assurance and purpose, album number four by Australia's wonderkids is simply excellent.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best indie rock albums you're going to hear this year.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautiful album -- and it's a double live set, dammit! Brilliant.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This music casts a thoughtful spell that deeper enchants the heart the more times it spins.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Repeated listening reveals Holopaw to be both a richly textured and profoundly moving record, one of the year's first truly mesmerizing folk albums.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brave and inventive album that refuses to be held down by conventional barriers of genre or style.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's the detailed complexity and playfulness of the performances that really set Yoko apart from your regular psych-pop release.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Hitchock's hand is fairly evident on here, and it generally sounds a bit more early-Hitchcock than it does late-Soft Boys.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This sounds like a brand-new, re-energized John Mellencamp.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Up in Flames isn't the next revolution of electro-pop, but it's a damn good try.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Bridging the gap between Trio and British pub rock, Stereo Total seem to possess an endless supply of minimalist studio creativity to complement the direct but infectious style of their melodies.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Easily Jurado's most successful album, both musically and lyrically.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    All Around is an up-beat look at all that garage rock can be, reminding the listener why garage rock is supposed to be fun.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Steal This Album is still not the perfect SOAD album, but it's by far their most realized yet.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Grandaddy's mellowest, most cohesive material to date.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Once the languid beats and innocent twilight melodies of Mark Mitchell's spacious oddity of an album hits the fourth track, you begin to realize a certain cohesion to this eccentric electronic work.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Log 22 is a collection of apparently simple songs whose catchiness is quickly overtaken by the many quirks and details the band puts into their music.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    De-loused is definitely worth checking out, but make sure to keep an open mind and check any preconceived notions at the door.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    He spits incisive, abstract rhymes that leave you marveling--and a bit confused, at times.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The result is somewhere between the Pet Shop Boys' meticulous dance pop and the driving keyboard rock of acts like Zero Zero.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Jurassic 5 is sophisticated and mature, yet it's energetic, fresh, and still knows how to have a good time.