musicOMH.com's Scores

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For 4,330 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 62% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 35% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.1 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 72
Highest review score: 100 The Soul of the Hour
Lowest review score: 0 Fortune
Score distribution:
4330 music reviews
    • 89 Metascore
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    It’s an album that manages to remain accessible while still sounding challenging and unconventional, an album that can sound heart-stoppingly beautiful one minute and scratchily acerbic the next and, ultimately, an album that’s impossible to grow bored of.
    • 86 Metascore
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    The National were worried that they wouldn't be able to follow up Alligator, that fans would be disappointed. Boxer proves their fears ungrounded - and that Alligator was no one classic wonder.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It’s a very special second album that will resonate deeply both with early adopters and the wider audience that Ought will surely capture.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Red
    There's not one duff moment during the album's 50 minutes - it's pop music to be treasured, loved and listened to for years to come.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It’s all intelligently arranged, but also in thrall to the energy and swing of jazz tradition--there is plenty of rhythm and blues during the improvising.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Coxon has come up with an album full of raw guitar licks, killer hooks and heartfelt lyrics.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It's a brilliant exploration of the inevitable interaction between sound, the passing of time and the active process of listening.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It is different in many ways, but never neglects the melodic, vocal and lyrical genius that has established, and will continue to establish, his status as one of the all time greats.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Yet, at its simplest and most sedate, Bookish's new work is utterly beautiful.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Ultimately, The Eternal acts as a fitting and timeless aide-memoire of everything this mighty band has ever achieved.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Gallon Drunk are now eight albums in to their storied career, and their strain of narcotic rock is getting more and more potent with age.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Much like their debut, it'll take a few listens to be pulled towards Myth Takes by the force operates at its core.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If the career plan was to go to the lowest of lows before releasing an album of resurrection and real substance, he ought to be applauded for conducting the whole stunt to perfection.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It has an astonishing level of clarity about it.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pain Is Beauty not only shows Wolfe’s penchant for atmosphere but for stylistic diversity.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    These are truly wonderful songs that deserved to be poured over and analysed for months to come.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Campbell’s ideals are distilled into a tight nine-track album in which influences are evoked, grafted onto fresh numbers and cut loose to scratch insistently at the listener’s ear.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you admire The Knife’s music for its incredible unpredictability and off-the-scale inventiveness, you are likely to consider this to be at least amongst their best work yet.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is, therefore, a searing, no holds barred album, uncompromising in its delivery and unstinting in its musical language.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's absorbing and enchanting without having to resort to formulaic song structures, pop thrills or radio-friendly catchiness.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It’s different enough from its predecessor to show marked progress, but with all the original essentials present and correct. The bar was set high; All Pigs Must Die have set it higher still.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a record with so much swagger, poise and confidence it could have been recorded by a band twice their age.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    That they emerge victorious is a tribute to the strength of these fine songs as well as some seriously glamourous production attitude.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a staggering record, displaying not only a golden streak of songwriting but also a band newly energised to their cause - making it a return to form of near biblical proportions. Highly recommended.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Where an artist as eclectic and unpredictable as this might go next is anybody’s guess, but on the basis of this quietly spectacular album, it’s likely that listeners will be more than happy to follow him into the unknown.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a brave but captivating debut album, exploring the inner parts of the mind, and proves a very strong addition to the Brownswood canon.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is very much an album that feels necessary right now--one that packs a political punch without being didactic or evangelical--and offers positive thinking, including a clarion call of co-operative and community responses to global issues.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Year Of Hibernation is a powerful bit of emotional alchemy, arresting and enchanting in its naked simplicity, and Powers has accomplished a tour de force far beyond his bedroom walls or his 22 years.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Field Report’s debut maintains a wondrous sense of ambiguity while still creating an unbelievable urgency.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Julianna Barwick is crafting gorgeously effecting sounds in a way that nobody has quite heard before, far beyond the snickering Enya comparisons or the reductive ties to Eno's ambience, this isn't music for thinking or studying, this is just music for living.