Tiny Mix Tapes' Scores

  • Music
For 2,679 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 42% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 56% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Almost Killed Me
Lowest review score: 0 Born This Way
Score distribution:
2679 music reviews
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    I simply cannot imagine what it would be like to see these guys live, but follow up that New Order at your next dance party with some Congotronics and people will be bouncing off the walls.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It’s in her artwork’s texture that Hval’s voice fascinates.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    On The Suburbs, their third album, Arcade Fire sound more like a band than ever before.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Many of the songs continue to showcase Stevens' avid and passionate banjo-plucking, accompanied by similar harmonized vocals that resonate with beauty and commitment.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    At first, you’re itching for her to tear into such a juicy beat. But after a couple of listens, you realize it’s a tactful deference that allows her to be in the mix without commandeering it. She could if she wanted to, but she’s passed that.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As a Bon Iver release, 22, A Million is the band’s most impressive record to date, surging forward with oddities that, while certainly nothing new to adventurous listeners, bridge the gap with satisfaction.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is mind-meets-body music.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    While albums like Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea and To Bring You My Love found her looking inward--Let England Shake sees her peeking beyond her inner observations into the complicated web of English politics.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    At points, listening to Bécs is to hear gauze become gossamer, and feel it too.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    On this album, Garbus attempts to do this in a sophisticated and admirable way, and in the very form of her music, she offers a potential solution of a sort.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Mirrored is a marvel, dastardly and wholly original as it is, and one of the year’s finest.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Ultimately, Bon Iver, Bon Iver is the sound of growth, of growing pains, and the sound of grounding, of tearing new ground. If it aches, it aches like any natural growth, with beauty and wonder.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Yet as much joy as you can hear in Hercules and Love Affair, it’s impossible to separate the melancholy from the mix.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    James is still at the reigns, and Syro is proof that he is still very much the king of his own tangled domain.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Craig has become so good at his craft that one might be tempted to call Centres a magnum opus--it’s certainly grand enough.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Teens of Denial vaults through references to stand alone, rapturous and sincere--a fuzzy framework from the floor of all we know.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    These songs are history, and have now become it again, renewed.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The M.O. is so resolute, the beat so constant, that even after 17 years it is unimaginable to think that a new GAS album would sound like anything but this. As with the forests of Voigt’s childhood, it’s a comfort and a moment of disquiet to confront something so perpetually, hauntingly still.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is an unfettered, deservedly ecstatic victory lap that’s riddled with in-jokes.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Although by the record's second half the brassy, treble-kicked sound wears a little thin, there are enough gems to keep the release fresh through the end of its 35 minutes.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Halcyon Digest might be an easy listen, but it takes effort to digest. Brief moments of transcendence break through the album's cracked, depressed facade, though even those are fleeting.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Jlin has provided us with evidence of veins untapped, an obscure map of zones still to be colonized in the name of the dance. If you care about footwork at all, you need to hear this album.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While nothing wholly spectacular, 'Sno Angel is no less an exceptional effort from a charmingly earnest, yet still somewhat self-conscious, lyricist and singer.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A memorable, impermanent joy, it restores, rather than disturbs, the equilibrium--a feat of engineering in the service of artistry.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Such is the exquisite control he holds over his music, his vision evident even in the weakest moments of Space Is Only Noise.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    While LCD Soundsystem is grounded in the past, quality and talent make it an album deserving to be listened to for years to come. Talk to me in a few months, but I think this one won't be beat.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Drawn In Basic is an enjoyable electronic pop record, one well-suited to late, sleepless nights. With echoes of a distant club resounding in its subdued beats and hushed vocals, this is a dreamy record of lullabies for the dance-floor set.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It is heavier on quality than most Bright Eyes albums I could name -- both musically and lyrically.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Cosmogramma is futurist in form, rather than content. Reliving the future's past through a constellation of references to cosmic jazz, psychedelic funk, hip-hop, and techno, the music of Flying Lotus never fixates long enough to crystallize; any groove that spontaneously emerges is quickly subverted, churned up in favor of a creating new maps and new vectors.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Kiasmos has the feel of one of those albums that electronic heads will continue to celebrate with each passing decade, a work incomparable to any of its contemporaries that elevates the conversation for them all.