Mixer's Scores

  • Music
For 110 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 60% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 36% 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: 90 Blowback
Lowest review score: 30 Slicker Than Your Average
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 85 out of 110
  2. Negative: 1 out of 110
110 music reviews
    • 61 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    18
    The most poignant artistic statement of his career. [May 2002, p.70]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    His most refined sound to date. [Jul 2001, p.80]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Van Helden gets it spot-on as he manages to take the genre by the scruff of its neck and give it the shakedown that it needs once in awhile. [Oct 2001, p.88]
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    • 58 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A deep, dark and dirty affair. [June 2002, p.88]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the year's best drum 'n' bass albums. [Dec 2002, p.74]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Whatever drops some intense audio warfare that (dis)colors tech-house with fierce new wave, electro, industrial and punk hues. [Nov 2001, p.72]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A work of exquisite, afterparty brilliance. [Oct 2002, p.84]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Come With Us transcends the duo's once-signature style, using a diverse palette of sounds and rhythms to create songs most applicable to the big-room dancefloor. [Jan 2002, p.73]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sounds more like a greatest hits collection than a singular artistic statement.... Drukqs is unparalleled in its production and undeniable in its brilliance. [Nov 2001, p.73]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    For the most part, Geogaddi only hints at new directions. But then, if it ain't broke, why fix it? [Apr 2002, p.78]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Armstrong's arrangements have the emotional resonance to move your mind to more serene locales. [May 2002, p.78]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's his lyrical earnestness that makes his decidedly British experience so universally appealing. [Nov 2002, p.76]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Expertly produced with perfected lyrical skills. [Oct 2001, p.84]
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    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Lots of rock stars have proclaimed their kinship for DJ culture, but Perry Farrell's passion seems to be one of the more genuine. [Jul 2001, p.82]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The sonic equivalent of a stolen gun with its numbers sanded off: sexy, groovy, mysterious, scary. [Apr 2001, p.94]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Offers a little bit of everything, but stays deeply rooted in stoney, catchy house music. [Jul 2002, p.79]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A hip-hop record brimming with soul and artistry. [Jan 2003, p.74]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Darker and edgier than their past venture. [Oct 2002, p.80]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    #1
    Channels the voices of Gary Numan and Missing Persons through the mouths of Black Box Recorder and Laurie Anderson. [Jun 2002, p.87]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's amazing that a band renowned for studio wizardry can succeed at duplicating, much less eclipsing, its magic onstage. [Jan 2002, p.76]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Groove Armada's most mature and settled work to date. [Sep 2001, p.83]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Multi-hued melodies flow like lava and threaten to swallow foothills of funk. [Nov 2002, p.78]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Anyone interested in thoughtful, moody downtempo instrumentals will definitely enjoy this. [Dec 2002, p.76]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Daybreaker is Orton's ultimate heartstring-pulling concoction. [Jul 2002, p.80]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As endearing as early Ween. [Jan 2002, p.76]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    OST
    [Eminem's] three solo offerings... are the strongest cuts from a very strong album. [Jan 2003, p.84]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The sophistication of its upbeat electro-pop construction allows Kylie to fly while her contemporaries simply float. [Apr 2002, p.77]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Clever and catchy at every turn. [Jan 2003, p.74]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The textured ambience is a simple, sumptuous recipe that is not wholly unprecedented, but certainly welcome. [Dec 2002, p.80]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Embraces edgy live instrumentation that adds a preferred rawness to the trio's unique brand of urban jams. [Jan 2002, p.73]
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