Spin's Scores

  • Music
For 3,329 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 50% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 47% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 With The Lights Out
Lowest review score: 0 They Were Wrong, So We Drowned
Score distribution:
3,329 music reviews
    • 52 Metascore
    • 25 Critic Score
    Listening to this disc sorta gives new meaning to the phrase virgin sacrifice. [Oct 2005, p.142]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 25 Critic Score
    He tries hepcat jazz-piano bop and balladry with pitiful results. [May 2006, p.91]
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    • 53 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    But it's not Eve 6's purely commercial aspirations that makes them so horrid...
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    By the time one gets to the final track, a head-scratching take on Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here," the overall effect is a decidedly uncomfortable numbness.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    The music, such as it is, is a river of fat-free, dirt-free, melody-free jazz Olestra. [Feb 2002, p.112]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Sounds like the Band in a coma. [Jul 2006, p.82]
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    • 60 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    X's overlong albums have always been exhausting, and this time he sounds bored and fatigued. [Sep 2006, p.100]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    You've heard these overheated tales of wild girls and outlaw boys many times before. [Mar 2007, p.97]
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    • 48 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Over brutish synths and hammy bleats, the puerile brosefs' third album shares, among other witticisms: Gonna have a house party in my house.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    It's "disappointing" only because it isn't dreadful in funnier, more interesting ways.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Maybe the entire album is a meme itself, a grand existential joke critiquing the all-conquering rise of Internet culture by parodying its overwhelming randomness. Whatever it is, though, it's a bad rap record.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Apparently, this American movie is the story of the predatory woman who comes to your house, whaps the crap out of you, and makes you play the same song over and over again. [2/2001, p.107]
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    • 47 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Soul-free, thirdhand melodies housed in songs that any halfway decent bar band would reject without a second pass. [Feb 2007, p.85]
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    • 39 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    There is Michael Jackson bad, there is Ed Wood bad, and then there is BAYTL, a union so unholy that it cries out for a show on Bravo.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 0 Critic Score
    Unlistenable. [Mar 2004, p.96]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 0 Critic Score
    They make each shimmer of postnatal whimsy seem like an eternal gulag of the spotless mind. [Sep 2005, p.109]
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