Mixer's Scores

  • Music
For 110 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 60% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 36% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.3 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 72
Highest review score: 90 As If To Nothing
Lowest review score: 30 Slicker Than Your Average
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 85 out of 110
  2. Negative: 1 out of 110
110 music reviews
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    #1
    Channels the voices of Gary Numan and Missing Persons through the mouths of Black Box Recorder and Laurie Anderson. [Jun 2002, p.87]
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    • 47 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Erasure transforms each number into something tailor-made for a staged musical. [Jan 2003, p.74]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Minimalist yet incredibly expansive. [Jan 2003, p.74]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The album's edgy urban vibe, psychedelia and reggae find the Armada merging all of their varied influences into a collection that pounces with monster grooves and purrs with low-slung downtempo tunes. [Jan 2003, p.72]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A wobbly collage of sampledelic disco dementia. [Jan 2003, p.73]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A hip-hop record brimming with soul and artistry. [Jan 2003, p.74]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Ultimately, Evil Heat is more evocative than innovative, but why rewrite the book when it's already a compelling read. [Dec 2002, p.80]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Anyone interested in thoughtful, moody downtempo instrumentals will definitely enjoy this. [Dec 2002, p.76]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Undoubtedly the toughest music yet from the six-member crew, Phrenology may also be their best work, characterized by a powerful, head-nodding groove that carries through the entire album. [Nov 2002, p.78]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    The banal production has been reduced to the average backing track that accompanies every other modern soul singer. [Dec 2002, p.78]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Riding a delicate balance of acid house and electro, Machine Says Yes is as cold as it is hot. [Dec 2002, p.76]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    One of the most thought-provoking hip-hop albums in recent years. [Dec 2002, p.75]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Clever and catchy at every turn. [Jan 2003, p.74]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The textured ambience is a simple, sumptuous recipe that is not wholly unprecedented, but certainly welcome. [Dec 2002, p.80]
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    • 64 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Other than two noteworthy tracks, the first disc is essentially filler. [Jan 2003, p.73]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    3D
    [A] slick, street-smart album of sassy party tracks and sensitive slow jams. [Jan 2003, p.73]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the year's best drum 'n' bass albums. [Dec 2002, p.74]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    A hit-and-miss release. [Nov 2002, p.80]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Some compared Simian's debut to the Beta Band, but this is much more retro, raw and rockin'. [Jan 2003, p.76]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Suicide have rounded the edges on their metal machine music and jettisoned some rubbery retroisms. [Nov 2002, p.77]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    OST
    [Eminem's] three solo offerings... are the strongest cuts from a very strong album. [Jan 2003, p.84]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Their most cohesive work to date. [Nov 2002, p.80]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The disc comes across like the best B-sides compliation you've never heard. [Nov 2002, p.77]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's his lyrical earnestness that makes his decidedly British experience so universally appealing. [Nov 2002, p.76]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Admittedly, the album drags in parts, but Out Where is still a success. [Oct 2002, p.88]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A work of exquisite, afterparty brilliance. [Oct 2002, p.84]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Manages to be simultaneously more minimal and more menacing. [Nov 2002, p.79]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    What Cruelty Without Beauty lacks in originality it more than makes up for with sheer wit. [Oct 2002, p.81]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Multi-hued melodies flow like lava and threaten to swallow foothills of funk. [Nov 2002, p.78]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The best sex-obsessed album since Prince's Dirty Mind. [Nov 2002, p.78]
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