Mojo's Scores

  • Music
For 6,561 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: 71
Highest review score: 100 Chrome Dreams II
Lowest review score: 10 Milk Cow Blues
Score distribution:
6561 music reviews
    • 86 Metascore
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    An album that ranks among his finest work, not just for its strident messages of hope, but also for simply possessing such a high quotient of unimpeachable songs. [Jun 2017, p.84]
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    • 85 Metascore
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    There's very little talking and the music is powerful and gentle, thoughtful and utterly riveting. [Sep 2015, p.101]
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    • 82 Metascore
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    Throws out the genre manual and leaves every cell, body and soul, buzzing. [Dec 2005, p.100]
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    • 89 Metascore
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    [The remix disc] does a decent job of contextualising Leftism's legacy. But it's the originals that still burn with rare incandescence. [Jun 2017, p.100]
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    • 81 Metascore
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    It's reassuring that Beck Hansen can still pull an original record as substantive and absorbing as this one out of the hat. [Mar 2014, p.86]
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    • 82 Metascore
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    This extraordinary record is more refreshing burst than last gasp and its timelessness speaks more to life than death.
    • 82 Metascore
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    An album truly fit to do battle with the rock classics of any age. [Jul 2013, p.80]
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    • 79 Metascore
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    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.
    • 86 Metascore
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    As confident a second statement as you could wish for, full of strong melodies, affecting lyrics, sharp playing, immense arrangements and sympathetic production. [Jun 2016, p.86]
    • 92 Metascore
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    The sound is excellent, especially considering the age and the state of technology of some of the recordings. The songs, too, are invariably excellent. [Jul 2009, p.111]
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    • 86 Metascore
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    A masterpiece. [May 2004, p.103]
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    • 85 Metascore
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    This album is destined to redraw the parameters, thanks to its sheer scale and detail, its recurring themes and imagery, and its creators' refusal to settle for less than they could achieve. [June 2011, p. 90]
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    • 80 Metascore
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    As intimate and unforced an album as I've ever heard. [Nov 2006, p.104]
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    • 84 Metascore
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    [It] was mind-bending in its day and remains so now. [May 2006, p.122]
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    • 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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    • 90 Metascore
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    No Cities To Love stares down its troubles, power and joy ultimately lying in the hands of the people who can write such songs. [Feb 2015, p.86]
    • Mojo
    • 94 Metascore
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    On this recording--as well as his body of work--Trane proved that music is the superior language. And that there is only one John Coltrane. [Oct 2014, p.100]
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    • 85 Metascore
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    Collected together the fear might have been that the sound would be found wanting. yet from 1996's Nenette Et Boni to 2009's White Material here is a sound always pulsing with the same intimate warmth of Denis' films. [May 2011, p.112]
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    • 86 Metascore
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    You couldn't wish for a more fitting musical soundtrack to the rest of your 2014. [Nov 2014, p.96]
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    • 94 Metascore
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    My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is genuinely a great record. [Feb. 2011, p. 108]
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    • 93 Metascore
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    This 1981 release was the middle and probably the greatest of Grace Jones's Compass Point trio. [Jun 2014, p.106]
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    • 93 Metascore
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    The songs, six previously unreleased, range from good to outstanding, the sound quality as clear and natural as if he were singing in the next room. [Oct 2009, p.115]
    • Mojo
    • 87 Metascore
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    The Roots have created another masterpiece. [Jan 2003, p.100]
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    • 87 Metascore
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    It's a set packed with ideas and enthusiasm. [May 2006, p.105]
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    • 100 Metascore
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    Ramones is pretty much perfect. [Sep 2016, p.102]
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    • 83 Metascore
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    Stimulating, entertaining and moving. You'll listen to it more than you have Anthology, I promise. [Dec 2006, p.100]
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    • 80 Metascore
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    Brace yourself. This album is more clinging than quicksand, it is uncompromising, transcendent voodoo. [Sep 2014, p.92]
    • 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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    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Apart from the comprehensive compilation aspect and the rich live presence, this double CD also pauses to capture the remarkable way he welcomes 20,000 people to his fireside. [May 2009, p.98]
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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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