Outburn's Scores

  • Music
For 24 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 66% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 30% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 76
Highest review score: 100 Haha Sound
Lowest review score: 30 You Gotta Go There To Come Back
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 24
  2. Negative: 1 out of 24
24 music reviews
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The most vicious album of the year. [#23, p.84]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Peaches hasn't suffered from the sophomore slump one bit. [#23, p.96]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Ha Ha Sound is the sort of album that will sweetly move you towards slumber. [#23, p.82]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautiful album of uniqueness and unfailing spirit. [#23, p.96]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Electric Six have a knack for mixing a dash of Saturday Night Fever with a whole lot of MC5 and just a smidgen of Jack Black. [#23, p.87]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    When you strip away all of the hype and everything you've heard about The Rapture, one thing still remains: Echoes is outstanding. [#23, p.98]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Feel[s] immediate and experimental all at once. [#23, p.98]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The superposition of these strange sound sources is at times shocking, obliquely tracing a history of American music. [#23, p.95]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A Drug Problem... is like the contents of a [D]umpster: greasy, creepy, nasty, and random. [#23, p.96]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Lyrically and melodically, Denali has grown by leaps and bounds. [#23, p.87]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Phantom Power's Technicolor ballads, flowery pop synths and acoustic touches will leave a smile on your face even as the winter days approach. [#23, p.102]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The sound is taut and tough, with a much more spontaneous sound than previous efforts. [#23, p. 101]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An album of moody, grungy pop with a distinctive British feel that could easily be one of this year's sleeper hits. [#23, p.97]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A kaleidoscopic masterpiece that asserts itself as a spellbinding album. [#23, p.100]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Webb's hoarse vocals are filled with the sort of tortured earnestness that can't be faked. [#23, p.84]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Stellar. [#23, p.92]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Filled with sweeping, modern day mini-symphonies that brim with operatic highs and poetic lows. [#23, p.94]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    More mature than their debut. [#23, p.101]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    There are moments... that are very poignant and will rip your heart out, but many tracks fall a bit short of that mark and simply provide a pretty album of background music. [#23, p.99]
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    • 52 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A pretty good album that, while not exactly groundbreaking, is a fine addition to synthpop's latest wave. [#23, p.83]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    BRMC continue on a predictable arc, borrowing heavily from Psychocandy-era Jesus & Mary Chain melodies, coked-up Rolling Stones licks, and My Bloody Valentine's production values. [#23, p.88]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    If you dig the likes of the D4 and The Datsuns, you'll dig Jet, even though Get Born is the over-hyped sound of a few old records stuck in an all-too-familiar groove. [#23, p.93]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The musical equivalent to steamed broccoli. [#23, p.87]
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    • 60 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    A mind numbing mix of unexciting midtempo rockers and smarmy ballads. [#23, p.101]
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