Mojo's Scores

  • Music
For 5,180 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 1.4 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 70
Score distribution:
5,180 music reviews
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The genius of past Outkast isn't diluted or diminished across these disks, rather it's doubled, expanded and explored. [Sep 2003, p.99]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An extraordinary record... It's not, nor is it intended to be, easy listening. [Sep 2004, p.94]
    • Mojo
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Invigorating and intriguing, as hummable as it is inventive... it's also possibly the best thing Blur have done. [May 2003, p.88]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If Yoshimi.... lacks the sheer shock value of Bulletin's panoramic delirium, its peak moments are enough to make it one of 2002's most rewarding releases. [Album of the Month, Aug 2002, p.92]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautiful, fragile, record that demands your full attention, then pays back dividends.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    So sweet is the harmonic construction that awareness of the ecclesiastical niceties of such as The Transfiguration... is incidental to falling under the divine spell. [May 2004, p.105]
    • Mojo
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's exhilarating stuff, the kind of record that sets new parameters as to what is possible from a punk rock'n'roll band in the 21st century. [Oct 2004, p.106]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Melds way-out weird with a pop welcome that sounds like no one else around right now. [May 2004, p.105]
    • Mojo
    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A work of uncommon beauty and torment. [Mar 2004, p.95]
    • Mojo
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tender, wise, compassionate and magnanimous, it's a special, special record for anyone who has ever hurt. [Dec 2004, p.114]
    • Mojo
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The wily creativity on display here is astonishing. [Jun 2004, p.114]
    • Mojo
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A drizzly doomsday masterpiece. [Nov 2004, p.108]
    • Mojo
    • 97 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There is a remarkable consistency about Smile's complex tapestry of delights. [Oct 2004, p.98]
    • Mojo
    • 66 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It is Kweli's diligently intelligent worldview, dextrous wordplay and often breathtaking flow that enrapture. [Jan 2005, p.96]
    • Mojo
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a raging leviathan of a set, each track a powerful, swaggering anthem. [May 2002, p.97]
    • Mojo
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Paul Simon still has it.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    604
    Despite a shared Giorgio Moroder influence, they are more DAF meets Soft Cell and early Detroit techno than a 21st century Human League.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Often he sings with a richness, depth and conviction worthy of Johnny Cash. [Jan 2001, p.98]
    • Mojo
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Damon and Naomi haven't so much altered what they do as augmented it, often beautifully. The results are occasionally breathtaking.... A rare and graceful record. (Oct 2000, p.92)
    • Mojo
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Magic.... Its rhapsodies present a portait of an artist at an early height of his powers. [Feb 2005, p.102]
    • Mojo
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Frankly, you could get drunk just on the minutiae here. [Feb 2005, p.92]
    • Mojo
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Listen to Frances The Mute without any prog-induced prejudice... and it emerges as the triumphant sound of a band bound only by their imagination. [Apr 2005, p.86]
    • Mojo
    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Breathtaking moments, brilliant tunes, and Breakdown, a genuinely Beatles-league pop hit. [Nov 2004, p.114]
    • Mojo
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There's not a single weak link on this excellent record. [Aug 2005, p.100]
    • Mojo
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Walks the same Cold War-era Bowery streets as Interpol but is not more than a half step away from lysergic brilliance. [May 2005, p.108]
    • Mojo
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A DIY epic whose brief sorties into often spellbinding instrumental territory are pitstops in which to muse upon profound, touching or witty lyrics. [May 2005, p.95]
    • Mojo
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Magnificent. [Jul 2005, p.100]
    • Mojo
    • 62 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A sonic quantum leap. [Jul 2005, p.100]
    • Mojo
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An effervescent rush of melody, invention and magic. [Jan 2006, p.119]
    • Mojo
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant second album unembarrassed about building on the strengths of the first, delivering 13 knockout tunes betraying not an ounce of flab or self-indulgence. [Nov 2005, p.94]
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