Uncut's Scores

  • Music
For 8,328 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: 71
Highest review score: 100 The Blueprint
Lowest review score: 10 Let Me Introduce My Friends
Score distribution:
8328 music reviews
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The austere brand of retro-rustic Americana sometimes sounds overly tasteful, but there are spine-tingling beauties here too. [Oct 2018, p.30]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A set of 12 original compositions steeped in his ongoing addiction to muscular '60s blues-rock. [Oct 2018, p.24]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's a lean, thrillingly muscular set from a genuinely distinctive talent. [Oct 2018, p.26]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    All up, it's a quiet knockout. [Oct 2018, p.37]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    A series of disconnected ideas rather than one concentrated work. [Oct 2018, p.24]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Its expansive ambition abetted by fellow travellers including Wayne Kramer and Peter Perrett. [Oct 2018, p.27]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Their garage-rock stylings have flourished. [Oct 2018, p.29]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    He has produced his most sonically consistent album in years. [Oct 2018, p.35]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An engaging exercise in psychedelic computer music that sees him exploring a more satisfying style of production after the itchiness of 2016's Unstepping. [Oct 2018, p.26]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    That these 15 vignettes sound effortless does nothing to detract from their elegance. [Oct 2018, p.29]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Lyrically, he hasn't lost the Archer's edge--the sonic tenderness through which such sentiments are conveyed, however, is reflective of a wisdom that comes with hindsight and forgiveness. [Oct 2018, p.24]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    In The Blue Light might thus be a rather tardy, and expensive, way of going with his initial instincts. [Oct 2018, p.22]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The textures are deliberately synthesised, but the songs themselves couldn't be realer. [Oct 2018, p.34]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Another Szunny delight. [Oct 2018, p.34]
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    • 97 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It sounds both timeless and brand new. [Oct 2018, p.43]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    13 Rivers is a sparse, raging and noisy record. [Oct 2018, p.37]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The cumulative effect is upbeat jubilation. [Oct 2018, p.30]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A communicable joy in weird noise. [Sep 2018, p.35]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The result is a record that's technically adept, but full of heart, too. [Oct 2018, p.29]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Outstanding. ... Aside from the supple elegance of Landes' warm voice, the most arresting element is her sharp songwriting, which succeeds on a number of levels. [Oct 2018, p.26]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It finds Suede wrapping up a triptych of records since their 2013 reunion and in doing so they feel positioned with one foot in the familiar camp of old while striding forward with the other into fresh, unknown territory. [Oct 2018, p.34]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Musically fascinating and hauntingly empathetic. [Oct 2018, p.29]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Tasjan has a pop at contemporary politics on the crooning "The Truth Is So Hard To Believe," but is stronger when he tackles domestic concerns. [Oct 2018, p.34]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If there are a few stylistic surprises, there's spirit to spare on the invigorating "Easy Street" and the lusty, bluesy "Fast Lane." [Oct 2018, p.34]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Songs Of Resistance throbs with urgency. [Oct 2018, p.32]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Double Negative is their biggest step forward to date, an album that scrambles their sound completely; it sounds nothing like Low and everything like Low. ... Low have made what might be their most relevant album, one that holds a mirror up tot he world. [Oct 2018, p.18]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Bursting with symphonic goodness, musical adventure and dizzying levels of intensity. [Oct 2018, p.32]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If Egypt Station is quite startling enough to shift preconceptions about the most famous musician on the planet, it's sufficiently vibrant to justify its existence, and strong enough to ensure that McCartney can sprinkle three or four tracks into the set on his upcoming world tour without setting off any alarms. [Oct 2018, p.28]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An inspired and fruitful fusion. [Sep 2018, p.35]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Glossy and glamorous, maybe, but it feels like a beautiful-designed dead end. [Oct 2018, p.37]
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