Uncut's Scores

  • Music
For 5,636 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 2.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Bon Iver
Lowest review score: 10 Let Me Introduce My Friends
Score distribution:
5,636 music reviews
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Saloon's light touch makes a strong impact. Wonderful. [Aug 2003 p.104]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Takes his lush, orchestrated pop to staggering new heights. [Nov 2003, p.124]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a thrilling album, one that contains an extremity of sound and emotion that's unlikely to be matched by anyone else this year. [Album of the Month, Aug 2004, p.90]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Spare, beautiful, outstanding. [Jul 2003, p.128]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A classic of modern psychedelia. [Jun 2005, p.113]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like Disney on methadone scored by Jack Nitzsche with a gun against his own head, trying to remember this soundtrack he once wanted to make, which teamed Judy Garland and Neil Young. [Album Of The Month] [Sept 2001, p.86]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A highly satisfying bridge between the log-cabin museum pieces of Revival and Hell Among The Yearlings and a more rockin', Basement Tapes-ish Americana. [Album of the Month, Aug 2003, p.96]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The album's undisputed highlights are "Hit Somebody! (The Hockey Song)" and "Genius." [Album of the Month, July 2002, p.100]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautiful record. [Nov 2003, p.122]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Their music is an intoxicatingly vivid evocation of the mythology of the American west and its Hispanic heritage, and Feast Of Wire lays down an optimistically early marker as one of the albums of the year. [Mar 2003, p.98]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the most adrenalising albums you'll hear this year. [Sep 2002, p.110]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Where in the past he has often impressed rather than engaged us, here there's an emotional warmth that makes it by some distance the best record he's ever made. [Apr 2003, p.110]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A truly exhilarating 50 minutes of music. [Dec 2003, p.122]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The sound of a major talent gone major league. [Apr 2003, p.105]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A riveting debut packed with ideas and invention. [Jul 2003, p.126]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is berserk, this is brilliant, this is now. [Nov 2003, p.107]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A darker and dramatically more cohesive collection than its predecessor. [Sep 2003, p.108]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As with the best bedroom punk records, the bloody-knuckled passion and immediacy of these 13 rapid songs transcends any cavils about sound quality. [Oct 2003, p.130]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautiful record. [Mar 2003, p.100]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An album of hope and humour and beauty, Phantom Power is frequently as deep and mysterious as the title intimates. [Aug 2003, p.100]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    His most towering achievement to date. [Aug 2003, p.114]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An endlessly fascinating maze of sound.... This decade's Endtroducing..., possibly. [Jun 2003, p.98]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Both adventurous and accessible, a record in love with the obliterating power of sound. [Apr 2003, p.120]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Another Spiritualized album. Another great Spiritualized album. [Oct 2003, p.120]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A formidable demonstration of what can still be done with guitars. [Jan 2004, p.114]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's human where Radiohead are impenetrable, but complex where Coldplay are banal.... Elbow remain unquantifiably great. [Sep 2003, p.100]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In a world supersaturated with electronica, Broadcast are nonetheless bold, rare and crucial. [Sep 2003, p.97]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The musicianship lifts Sad Songs... even further into the realm of the extraordinary. [Dec 2003, p.133]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is the best childhood summer holiday you ever had, condensed into 45 minutes of delicately arranged, beautifully performed, big, bright, cheery music. [Jul 2003, p.118]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An outstanding record which you'd be unwise to miss. [Aug 2004, p.91]
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