Under The Radar's Scores

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  • Music
For 3,633 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 36% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 60% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 6.4 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Leaders Of The Free World
Lowest review score: 0 Burned Mind
Score distribution:
3,633 music reviews
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The band's most organic and least groove-centric release, as well as their warmest and... most affecting. [#7]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The new material sounds more unified and danceable. [#8, p.106]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A gamble that paid off in spades for a band that... is still sounding fresher, tighter and more relevant with each record. [#8, p.107]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Superwolf is simultaneously bleak and tender, the kind of album to reveal itself in layers over time. [#9]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A beautiful album of white noise married with catchy shoegaze harmonies. It's like Four Tet mixed with Radiohead. [#8, p.106]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The varied sounds and variety show that he has more tricks up his sleeve than I was led to believe. [#9]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's clearly not the best The Wedding Present have done, but it far exceeds anything they wrote after '92. [#9]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    No one else sounds like him, and these are the best songs he's ever played. [#9]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The production and arrangements on End Of Love are more varied and exciting than on Snide's previous efforts. [#8, p.106]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Loads of fun dance songs and sexy pop numbers. [#9]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Steps up the electronica angle and moves forward into territory both more danceable and sonically challenging. [#9]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    At times, the songs get bogged down in too much heavy instrumentation, but they are always saved by [Homme's] soothing, drawling vocals. [#9]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An album arguably as strong as any in the Chesnutt canon. [#9]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Another superb album. [#9]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite its problems, B-Sides... is still a satisfying collection of Nick Cave's work over the years. [#9]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Their most innovative and unified record since Technique. [#9]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If Brian Wilson made a dance-pop album, it would sound like this. [#9]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Martha takes the golden era of folk and mixes it with modern thematic flair. [#9]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The production is impeccable. [#9]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Hinson's meditations on sorrow, regreat and hope are wrapped in textures upon textures of multi-instrumental feeling. [#9]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Snaith employs a slightly more muscular variation of the approach that worked so well for him last time around. [#9]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A perfect blend of raw butt-shaking anthems and guitar noise with Jayne's indie warble spouting out all sorts of lyrical wit and silliness. [#9]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Spine-tingling pop that is comfortably similar to his first two records, but is broader in sound and maybe a bit more accessible. [#10, p.116]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    [Albarn's] sad, plaintive vocal presence elevates near-filler tracks like "November Has Come"... [and] sub-par tracks like the experimental "White Light" and... "Fire Coming Out Of The Monkey's Head" all but beg for Albarn's persona to return. [#10, p.111]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Where Maximo Park depart from [The Futureheads'] formula lies in their brighter, bouncier sound and more traditional vocal approach. [#10, p.112]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    These EP tracks are just as good--and often times better--than many of their LPs. [#10, p.109]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Though it might not be their biggest or best album, The White Stripes might never make a bolder one. [#10, p.114]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Another disc of rocking power-pop hits. [#10, p.110]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Pushes the boundaries of what exactly makes music. [#10, p.113]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Brilliantly beautiful. [#10, p.113]
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