Mojo's Scores

  • Music
For 4,990 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 55% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 42% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 70
Highest review score: 100 Sound System [Box Set]
Lowest review score: 10 Milk Cow Blues
Score distribution:
4,990 music reviews
    • 88 Metascore
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    While the comparisons to Springsteen's Nebraska and Gillian Welch's Time (The Revelator) are obvious, they don't do justice to Jurado's wholly original craft. [Jun 2003, p.98]
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    • 80 Metascore
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    A record of startling breadth. [Feb 2003, p.96]
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    • 85 Metascore
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    Represents an ultramodern rock masterpiece, low-key yet ominous, offering new yet comforting ways of singing familiar tunes. [Jul 2003, p.98]
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    • 74 Metascore
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    In a way, Trampin' is to this decade what Horses was to the '70s: a repudiation of its time, and the promise of a way forward. [Apr 2004, p.98]
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    • 75 Metascore
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    The bluegrass scene is now offically in touch with its feminine side. [Sep 2001, p.96]
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    • 95 Metascore
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    Crafting a sound that incorporates stinky Funkadelic psych with Prince harmonics and Rick James' pimp disco, this is hip hop with the power to convert even the most reactionary nonbelievers. [Jan 2001, p.107]
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    • 78 Metascore
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    All in all, it's pretty much perfect. [Jul 2003, p.100]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    No self-indulgence, no grandstanding, just excellent. [Mar 2004, p.100]
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    • 74 Metascore
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    Some of the best songs he's written since Heartbreaker. [Jan 2004, p.98]
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    • 86 Metascore
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    Seductive, stirring songs about crushed hope and the corruption of beauty and some of their most ambitious arrangements make this their most fully-realised and accomplished album yet. [Mar 2003, p.98]
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    • 73 Metascore
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    Less exotic perhaps than the West Coast, Brazilian, German and Franco-Italian musical forays of the past, but even more remarkably musical, intriguingly textured and affecting. [Nov 2003, p.130]
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    • 86 Metascore
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    SFA's first truly flawless album.... Sad, lush, romantic, beautiful, heartbroken, crazy, this is an album powerful enough to make you shout out loud in public or cry alone at night. [Aug 2001, p.96]
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    • 87 Metascore
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    It is all heart, it is truth and it is beautiful. [Jun 2003, p.94]
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    • 83 Metascore
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    Is not only utterly delectable but manages to find genuinely new ways to shape heartbreak. [Dec 2002, p.114]
    • Mojo
    • 87 Metascore
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    The Roots have created another masterpiece. [Jan 2003, p.100]
    • Mojo
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Incredibly, No More Shall We Part is as urgent and vital as Cave has ever been.... Raging and delicate, complex as faith and simple as a goodnight kiss, it is an incredible summation of a singular career.
    • 83 Metascore
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    It's among the best albums ever made. [Nov 2002, p.92]
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    • 90 Metascore
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    There's much to digest here but absolutely no filler--each song is a priceless gem. [Jan 2004, p.110]
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    • 87 Metascore
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    Some of the songwriting is exceptional. [Dec 2003, p.114]
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    • 68 Metascore
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    The cleaning up, editing and resequencing has brought out a warmth and depth of colour we've not heard before and allows the album to stand up to scrutiny next to modern records that aim for this kind of down-homeness and simplicity. [Dec 2003, p.134]
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    • 87 Metascore
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    A masterpiece, exactly the sort of record that your average sentient pop genius should make in 2002. [May 2002, p.99]
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    • 86 Metascore
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    A masterpiece. [May 2004, p.103]
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    • 88 Metascore
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    The scope and breadth is startling. [Oct 2004, p.94]
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    • 87 Metascore
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    What Dizzee Rascal has done with this record is find his own - profoundly satisfying - balance between grime's digital vortex of ringtones and car alarms and an older more contemplative electronic tradition. [Oct 2004, p.104]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A magnificent record. [Jan 2004, p.104]
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    • 71 Metascore
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    Songs terrific, band sensational, and -- big plus -- Costello's voice late-developing way beyond that pinched whine into an instrument of substance and character. [Oct 2004, p.97]
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    • 86 Metascore
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    This is a profoundly good record. [Nov 2001, p.102]
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    • 97 Metascore
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    Lynn's voice... is as strong as it was during her heyday, while her songwriting ability has only increased with age. [Jun 2004, p.98]
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    • 92 Metascore
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    Brilliantly original. [Aug 2003, p.106]
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    • 88 Metascore
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    It sears through the essence of what makes this band special, the brave voice and ebullient delivery of singer-songwriter-guitarist James Mercer. [Apr 2004, p.98]
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