Mixmag's Scores

  • Music
For 191 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 78% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 19% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 78
Highest review score: 100 Xen
Lowest review score: 60 Until Now
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 0 out of 191
191 music reviews
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Producer Nigel Godrich has made of this a modern masterclass--and one that sets the bar for collaborations extremely high.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Order Of Noise creates an atmosphere akin to a vast thunder-cloud thick with heavy, window-rattling vibrations and sharp, sudden jolts of electricity.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Lone tunes are nothing if not growers--but there’s no question that this is one of our best artists on the form of his life.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Once you delve in you’re taken on a guided tour through the duo’s illustrious back catalogue in a quite majestic way.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    As cute and quirky as the band themselves, this is instantly up there with LNT mixes from Air and Lindstrøm.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    'All I Need’ and ‘Simulrec’ are highlights in what is a confident and mesmerising debut from Avery, one that deserves to go down as one of the best of 2013.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It’s another master stroke from Cosmin. Faultless.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A vastly resourceful and well-structured opus by a true master of horizontal stylings.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Xen
    Xen is decidedly playful, its alien sound palette used to conjure surreal songs that are melodramatic and nursery rhyme-like.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The most exciting thing about Comfort is the sense that this is an artist who has only scratched the surface of her talent.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Bold, brilliant and beautiful.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A thrilling creative renaissance on so many levels.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    An album that perfectly epitomises the new wave of house music--and may even be its peak.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It has none of the deliberate pratfalls or raspberries he’s prone to. Rather, it’s entirely welcoming.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Put simply, a genius at work.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It’s the surge of creativity from the US that’s making for delicious new music indeed.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    There’s footwork based on deep, soulful sensuousness and hip hop wooze as well as face-melters, making this the finest, most engaging example of footwork we’ve heard yet.
    • 78 Metascore
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    It’s easy to pick out highlights, but every single one delivers something different and equally fantastic.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Nostalchic’= is the record you want to be listening to during the afterglow of good sex or a perfect ecstasy trip.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    He’s not lost any of his individuality, with the same rich layering, eerie but enticing voices and general sense of five-dimensional spiritual uplift that ‘Outmind’ had.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Ex
    It’s an altogether different beast: a gigantic, wondrous thing to get lost in.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The way it evolves is engrossing; from the get-go you’re submerged in thunderous kicks, alarming bleeps and juddering basslines, and what makes it even more impressive is that much of it was created on the fly.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    AlunaGeorge could well be challenging old touring partners Disclosure for pop crossover supremacy this summer.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Having always been a master at transcending genres, he makes sure his new album includes something for every musical taste.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It’s frequently funky and witty, the production and melodies burn themselves onto your memory, and while occasionally it’s more impressive than lovable, you can’t argue with its clarity of vision.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The whole thing feels vast, a lunar soundscape ripe for exploration.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It’s essential for anyone looking for new, truly underground music--but not quite perfect.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's rare an album creates a world so weird yet so coherent and absorbingly musical, but DVA has done it here; the only reasonable response is to take a deep breath and dive in.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    There’s something about CEO’s second album that’s so wide-eyed, so full of wonder that even when it approaches absolute sugar overload it’s impossible to dislike.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An album of magic and wonder from the mystical mavericks of Norwegian disco.