Uncut's Scores

  • Music
For 7,691 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 51% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 45% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 70
Highest review score: 100 Rounds
Lowest review score: 10 Let Me Introduce My Friends
Score distribution:
7691 music reviews
    • 95 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    DAMN. is a showcase for a rapper at his peak, blessed with a flow, nuance and unostentatious authority that currently feels unparalleled. [Jul 2017, p.32]
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Page's notion of what might catch the ear was eccentric, but generally infallible. Duly, these remasters aren't asking you to extend your idea of the Zeppelin canon, but retract it--to realise why the albums have the power and mystery they do. [Jul 2014, p.86]
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This collection makes clear that there are still many more stories to tell, more beauty and evil left to uncover. [Jun 2017, p.40]
    • 95 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If Definitely Maybe still sounds pretty much as Noel envisaged, that's certainly to do with the quality of the songs, the delivery and the timing. [Jun 2014, p.95]
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a mind-boggling assemblage of swingin' 50s "space-bop" like "Soft Talk" and "Super Blonde," processional chants such as "Rocket #9" and "Journey To Saturn." and electronic keyboard voyages like "The Perfect Man" and "Disco 2021," an edited taster of the monumental "Disco 3000." [Jan 2017, p.46]
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This fine reissue includes remarkably fully formed demos of the entire LP. [Dec 2014, p.89]
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A Boy From Tupelo is ultimately a necessary and revealing addition to Presley's vast catalogue, one that spins a fascinating yarn about a pimply kid who transformed into something unprecedented: a rock star. [Sep 2017, p.50]
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The songs are pillowed by vaporous electronic backing that recalls the slow-moving, aquatic drift of Push The Sky Away and the sonic explorations of Cave and Ellis' Minimalist Soundtracks. [Dec 2016, p.26]
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Copper Blue combined Hüsker Dü's passionate intensity with a new, steely pop resolve.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This reissue eschews context and explanation to let their catalogue stand as its won defiant rock monolith, And as it should. [Dec 2014, p.93]
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    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The group's commitment and almost minimalistic sense of repetition resulting in a metal longplayer of unrivaled scope. [Jul 2012, p.96]
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    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Though recorded during the same extended sessions, this archival LP is the polar opposite of its fraternal twin: big, bold, vibrantly coloured and laced with sweeping chorus hooks and towering middle eights. In a word, spectacular.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    West is far from rap's deftest lyricist but his neurotic grandstanding is compelling and often pretty funny to boot. [Feb 2011, p.84]
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    • 94 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Their 1993 debut, remastered by Bob Weston with b-sides and rarities, treads similar--of less self-consciously clever--ground to Crooked rain-era Pavement, with dissonant, spiky guitars piercing surprisingly melodic college radio favorites. [Sep 2011, p.79]
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    • 94 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The sheer length and repetitions make end-to-end listening of these six sides something for the dedicated, but as a tribute to a still-missed talent, it testifies.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dion's unknown recordings are a lavish tour de force of folk-into-rock and blues-into pop. [Jul 2017, p.50]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    R.E.M. were already walking head and shoulders taller than most by now, but Life's Rich Pageant was nevertheless a startlingly great leap forward. [Aug 2011, p.102]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Overwhelming and beautiful. [May 2017, p.35]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The proof is in the music; it sounds juts great. [Jan 2012, p.98]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
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    This gradual sense of revelation is reflected in Gas’ musical development. Each album has its own characteristics.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Nightclubbing is the album that came to define Jones as the complete performer, in her own way, as singer, muse, actress, alien and androgyne. [Jun 2014, p.90]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Terrifically thorough. [Nov 2004, p.131]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Two decades on, it remains U2's brightest, darkest, finest hour. [Nov 2011, p.100]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As primers go, it's close to definitive. [Mar 2006, p.112]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Loveless holds it own as one of the great rock albums, period. [Jun 2012, p.90]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    LA Woman is at times a raw and bluesy affair, but still one of exquisite taste and judgement. [Feb 2012, p.84]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It hardly needs saying that this mammoth box is not intended for the casual Dylan listener. Even committed fans might think twice. Essentially, what you get is the same songs played in the same order over 23 nights. But, by God, how they are played.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The film and its astutely assembled soundtrack didn't just ride grunge's momentum, it pumped up the volume by capturing the scene in context. [Jun 2017, p.51]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    My Dusty Road is facinating as an archive set. [Oct 2009, p.120]
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Soul Mining is arguably Johnson's defining work: ambitious, strange, exciting. And, 30-odd years on, remarkably fresh. [Aug 2014, p.86]
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