DIY Magazine's Scores

  • Music
For 1,587 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 51% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 46% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 70
Highest review score: 100 Art Angels
Lowest review score: 20 Pick Me Up, Sort Me Out, Calm Me Down
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 9 out of 1587
1587 music reviews
    • 70 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Ultimately, These Walls Of Mine is too incoherent and disparate in style to merit any amount of satisfaction.
    • 29 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Lyrically it is definitely awful.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    This is boy band material dressed up in an indie band’s clothes.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Odell may well sell a lot of records (though long term, he may not) but as far as art to engage and inspire goes, Long Way Down has precious little to recommend it.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Snapshot is more derivative than what is is supposed to be an alternative to.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Let It Reign’s abrasiveness does little to deflect from its disappointing lack of ambition.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Ultimately, it turns out The Darkness are at their worst when doing an impression of themselves, which is exactly what Last Of Our Kind is.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    They claim to be writing about politics, death and sex on this record, but Songs For Our Mothers offers so little that’s actually new. There’s no light to shine, no tales to be told and no ground to be broken. Nothing to see here.