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 Original Pirate Material
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
    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Its simple structures create memorable and identifiable songs. [Sep 2002, p.76]
    • 62 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    The banal production has been reduced to the average backing track that accompanies every other modern soul singer. [Dec 2002, p.78]
    • 62 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Fans of Squarepusher's trademark schizophrenic d'n'b beats will enjoy the title cut.... Other tracks completely disintegrate into severe experimentalism, changing from music to art-sound installations. [Oct 2002, p.81]
    • 61 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
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    The most poignant artistic statement of his career. [May 2002, p.70]
    • 61 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An engaging, challenging listen. [Apr 2002, p.77]
    • 61 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Some songs do morph into mere mood pieces... but Charango remains a fine return to form. [AUg 2002, p.80]
    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A freakazoid musical pastiche. [Oct 2002, p.83]
    • 60 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A work that displays more forward-thinking musical maturity than any diva in her league. May 2002, p.72]
    • 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]
    • 60 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A lukewarm tribute to '80s industrial music. [Sep 2002, p.80]
    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    As a document of solid, if not always spectacular, post-modern hip-hop that dips into soul and R&B, Trinity is worth the money. [Aug 2002, p.82]
    • 58 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's all ground we've covered before, but Jamiroquai do it so well and with such style that it is still worth a tumble. [Sep 2001, p.86]
    • 58 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The cutesy factor may necessitate an insulin shot before repeated listening. [July 2002, p.80]
    • 58 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A deep, dark and dirty affair. [June 2002, p.88]
    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
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    As perfectly all-over-the-place as Air's Moon Safari and as stick-to-your-ribs as any electro record this year. [May 2002, p.76]
    • 56 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Boasts the same predictable guitar riffs and unengaging listening experience as the outfit's other recent works. [May 2002, p.72]
    • 56 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The boys are as competent on straightforward dance tracks as they are on Verve-esque pop-rock cuts. [Jul 2002, p.80]
    • 51 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    David has composed 10 songs that work together as a concept album. But for everyday listening? Well, that's a somewhat different story. [Jun 2002, p.87]
    • 50 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The crunchy guitars that underpinned some of the tracks on X are now up front, giving the whole collection the feel of early Manchester bands like Happy Mondays. [Feb 2002, p.74]
    • 47 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Erasure transforms each number into something tailor-made for a staged musical. [Jan 2003, p.74]