Mojo's Scores

  • Music
For 6,342 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 54% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 43% 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 No More Shall We Part
Lowest review score: 10 Milk Cow Blues
Score distribution:
6342 music reviews
    • 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]
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    • 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)
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    • 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]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Frankly, you could get drunk just on the minutiae here. [Feb 2005, p.92]
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    • 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]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Breathtaking moments, brilliant tunes, and Breakdown, a genuinely Beatles-league pop hit. [Nov 2004, p.114]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There's not a single weak link on this excellent record. [Aug 2005, p.100]
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    • 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]
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    • 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]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Magnificent. [Jul 2005, p.100]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A sonic quantum leap. [Jul 2005, p.100]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An effervescent rush of melody, invention and magic. [Jan 2006, p.119]
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    • 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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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    By putting some warm flesh on her musical bones, Chan Marshall is punching her considerable songwriting weight. [Jan 2006, p.116]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is thrilling, incontrovertible evidence of a major new talent in our midst. [Mar 2006, p.102]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    2006's album of the year may have arrived early. [Mar 2006, p.104]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Compare this latest instalment of vivid, left-wing existentialist pop with past triumphs like Mars Audiac Quintet and Emperor Tomato Ketchup, and it's every bit as good. [Apr 2006, p.102]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An album that sounds effortless, but at times almost dissyingly diverse--imagine The White Album, but made by happy people. [May 2006, p.96]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a great record for and about New Orleans and one of the best the two men have ever made. [Jun 2006, p.96]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Every time you think you've got Idlewild figured out, it zips off in a totally unexpected new direction. [Oct 2006, p.97]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An album of colossal strength and maturity. [Sep 2006, p.104]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A focused tour de force. [Oct 2006, p.100]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If only all pop music could be this smart and soulful. [Dec 2006, p.106]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ys
    It is Newsom's voice that provides the stunning balm to bind this strange beauty together. [Dec 2006, p.118]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It is Nas's poetic erudition that makes it a stone cold classic. [Mar 2007, p.100]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The result is 31 minutes of constantly surprising music, more absorbing and less conventional than anything on their self-titled 2005 debut. [Feb 2007, p.102]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Winehouse remains one of modern music's most original voices and is now emerging as arguably the finest soul singer of her generation. [Nov 2006, p.116]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A fantastic consolidation of everything good about LCD. [Apr 2007, p.108]
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