Mojo's Scores

  • Music
For 5,069 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
Highest review score: 100 Shadows in the Night
Lowest review score: 10 Milk Cow Blues
Score distribution:
5,069 music reviews
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The frat-boy humour is wearing a tad thin. [Oct 2011, p.97]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's cleaner, but still killer. [Oct 2011, p.101]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Nearly a decade later, their new album attempts to recapture the moment of dancefloor serendipity and only occasionally do they succeed. [Oct 2011, p.99]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The cosy and intimate songs, sung in the disarming, high-pitched tenor so admired by Sufjan Stevens, are pleasant enough, but it isn't until the Cajun-tinged shuffle of Ophelia and late-night bar lament You Belong To Heaven that it gels. [Sep 2011, p.95]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The results are melodic, gently atmospheric indie rock that often fits the neo-shoegaze paradigm. [Sept. 2011, p. 101]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The album is most notable for the man's glorious undiminished tones. [Oct 2011, p.98]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    As the Crow Flies feels like a more personal work. Both a soundtrack to dreamlike childhood summers and an imagined government guide to the cycles of the seasons, complete with liner notes by historian and folklorist Ronald Hutton. [Sep 2011, p.101]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A trip for questing bohemians of every persuasion. [Dec. 2011 p.96]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Support from Howe Gelb, Patty Griffin and more, but things never really take off. [Feb 2012, p.99]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Where her self-titled debut was intense and socially conscious, things are groovier now. [May 2011, p.107]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    This new nightmare falls short of the original, with several songs misfiring. [Nov 2011, p.93]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    We're on such familiar territory here that Wildfire is as much homage as innovation. [Oct 2011, p.105]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Gravity the Seducer aims to be the great leap forward but still falls a little short. [Oct 2011, p.98]
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    • 54 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Luke Pritchard and co attack each of their songs with crisp, clean confidence, brisk guitar lines and open vowels. [Oct 2011, p.97]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    As usual, it mixes vintage country, soul and R&B. Be cool, however, listen on, and it comes together. [Oct 2011, p.106]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's no great leap forward, but it's a decent return on the band's early promise. [Oct 2011, p.105]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Metals is the product of a stock-taking pause, it's clear the former Canadian indie scenester had rediscovered her bearings. [Oct 2011, p.106]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's not an ideal entry point into Amos;s unique world. [Nov 2011, p.98]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    An admirable attempt to try something genuinely different has compromised an otherwise fine album. [Oct 2011, p.94]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Nurses aren't the undead, but Dracula has staying power. [Nov 2011, p.98]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's a record that reveals previously hidden depths. [Nov 2011, p.93]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A slight addition to their catalog. [Nov 2011, p.102]
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    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Satriani, a Hendrix obsessive, is brilliant throughout. But above all, it's the quality of their songs that makes Chickenfoot more than just a rich rock star's hobby. [Jan 2012, p.100]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    This set stays faithful to Lennon's melodies - like meeting old friends in unexpected but comfy clothes. [Dec. 2011 p. 99]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Zig Zaj corrals its celebrity cameos within a strictly ring-fenced aesthetic. [Oct 2011, p.98]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    With the skeleton of a dance beat on Daydream, you can picture Powers doing a little skip around his bedroom, momentarily escaping the sad, hermetic beauty that characterises his record. [Jan 2012, p.96]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Every inch of tape had emotional or melodic purpose. [Nov 2011, p.109]
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    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Black Rainbows is a pretty good dress rehearsal. [Oct 2011, p.97]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Despite its lulls, Ashes & Fire sounds like a new beginning. [Nov 2011, p.101]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's the slo-electro instrumental Grillwalker that steals the day. [Nov 2011, p.103]
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