Under The Radar's Scores

  • TV
  • Music
For 3,656 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 SMiLE
Lowest review score: 0 Burned Mind
Score distribution:
3,656 music reviews
    • 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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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It is everything one would have expected Suede to become after over a decade. [#10, p.114]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A splendid pop affair. [#10, p.116]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    What sets Engineers apart on this full-length debut is their ability to build up a strong sound without anything being lost within it. [#9]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Decidedly raw and unprocessed. [#13, p.91]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    [An] exceptional debut. [#11, p.109]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Coats your ears like a warm blanket. [#10, p.111]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Illinois is not nearly as Schoolhouse Rock as it sounds, and the songs themselves are sincere, inventive and messily joyful. [#10, p.107]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Body of Song is the sound of an older, more mature Bob Mould. [#10, p.116]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Easily one of the best releases of the year so far. [#10, p.107]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Goldfrapp continue with their brand of polished, highly catchy pop music introduced on their previous effort. [#12, p.91]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    These are really, really beautiful songs. [#11, p.116]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Plans is a careful but not calculated album, accessible but hardly immediate, and likely to frustrate those who want it to fuel either side of an ideological debate on what it means to be indie. [#10, p.106]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Much of the inensity burned into Banhart's previous albums is missing, and Crow is, upon closer look, largely a hodgepodge of references and genres... but Banhart manages to make the album sound cohesive. [#11, p.109]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A wonderfully unified and realized effort, showcasing a band that has never sounded more sure of themselves. [#11, p.112]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Double is poised to overtake Yo La Tengo's avant-pop throne, but it's still early. [#11, p.114]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A rare EP that feels more like a full-length release with the filler trimmed. [#11, p.117]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Canucks, you've outdone yourselves again. [#11, p.113]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Z
    Z is the point of light where My Morning Jacket loses any stereotype or easy niche, and instead becomes a huge, absolutely necessary rock band. [#11, p.108]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Runners Four may not break new ground, but Deerhoof's sense of unpredictability remains. [#11, p.106]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    No, the album will not change your life as of yet, but it might prolong it before we’re all wiped off the planet by environmental destruction. [#11]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's taken ten years, but our beloved Mode has returned in fast fashion. [#11, p.106]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A perfect mix of tender melodies and rock and roll. [#11, p.108]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An album of simple pleasures and the kind of detail that rewards with each listen. [#11, p.116]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Quite a piece of work. [#11, p.115]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Recording's musical vignettes display equal parts languor and incitement. [#11, p.105]
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