Uncut's Scores

  • Music
For 8,814 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 1.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 71
Highest review score: 100 Tago Mago [40th Anniversary Edition]
Lowest review score: 10 Let Me Introduce My Friends
Score distribution:
8814 music reviews
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Chords is a stark, minimal listen--but one that rewards patience. [Jul 2019, p.24]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It’s an odd sort of idea: a trio paying tribute to themselves. But even if no new ground is being broken exactly, there’s a pleasure in hearing the old space cadets out on manoeuvres. The music of Apollo is meditative and benign, yet strangely inscrutable; a reminder that while you might be able to visit space, it will never be home.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A fascinating and deeply rewarding journey through the ages. [Aug 2019, p.38]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A great idea, brilliantly executed. [Sep 2019, p.37]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A certain gravitas is restored. [Sep 2019, p.46]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    At first it all sounds slightly undercooked, but soon its crunched funk and sinuous synthwork, nicely judged on "Another State Of Consciousness," suggest a master grasping a new technique. [Sep 2019, p.37]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A return trip worth taking. [Sep 2019, p.29]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's a cathartic and necessary release in these dark days of America, a riot reverberating through political resistance, social inclusion and sheer cathartic gyration. [Sep 2019, p.27]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Anima feels like a dive into an inner world, profoundly intimate and emotional even as it remains enigmatic and blurred at the edges. [Sep 2019, p.25]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Bratty autobiography still peaks though the clean and healthy Californian veneer. [Aug 2019, p.26]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Unexpected and quietly ambitious. [Aug 2019, p.32]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Thomas lurches from surrealist poetry to impressionistic short stories, like a hybrid of Captain Beefheart and Ernest Hemingway. [Jul 2019, p.33]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A little more zip wouldn't go amiss. [Aug 2019, p.36]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    18 tracks--and stylistically it's disparate, but that's the point. It's a one-time postcard. An advert for uninhibited experimentation. [Aug 2019, p.25]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sauser-Monnig's songs retain a sense of early-morning introspection that lingers. [Aug 2019, p.29]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Too engaging to be ambient, too amorphous to be melodious, Félicia Atkinson's latest continues her ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) experiments, her poetry whispered--often indistinctly--over strangely riveting electro-acoustic collages. [Aug 2019, p.26]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Purple Mountains is an excellent return to form for Berman; a worthy next chapter for a songwriter who quit, many believed, in his prime. [Aug 2019, p.30]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The emotional honesty displayed is equally effecting [as 2018's Warm]. [Jul 2019, p.37]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    She summons the spirits very effectively here. ... John Parish's production of Hoop's delicate finger-picking adds to the sense of beautiful, bewitching isolation. [Aug 2019, p.31]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    They've leapfrogged stasis and had what sounds like fun along the way. [Jun 2019, p.29]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Together, they've crafted a cerebral yet effortless vast and cinematic ode to love and new beginnings, one that splits the difference between shoegaze and synthpop. [Aug 2019, p.36]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's striking to hear just how confident the trio now are, and how interwoven their playing is. [Aug 2019, p.18]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    What is basically an update on the kind of blissed-out composite at which Andrew Gold used to excel. [Apr 2019, p.29]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    These are ageless, thrillingly energised devotionals for our secular and fast-moving times, full of euphonious noise and the dust kicked up by their deep-dug grooves. [Aug 2019, p.27]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's part folk-rock fantasy, part avant-pop mind trip, and all gorgeous. [Aug 2019, p.32]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An album that reveals fresh layers on every listen. [Jul 2019, p.33]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It would be unfair to expect a "Whipping Post" from Devon Allman, Duane Betts and Berry Duane Oakley on their first outing, cut live to tape in Muscle Shoals, as they seek a comparable energy, but they manage to capably shoulder the responsibility rather than sinking under it weight. [Aug 2019, p.25]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Strongly evokes a member of Foo Fighters attempting a modern Americana album, and as such is largely a punky take on the stomping arena country of Brad Paisley. [Aug 2019, p.36]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Lars Andersson and Phillip Dornauer commit themselves wholeheartedly to epic objectives. [Aug 2019, p.32]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The 64-year-old artist time-travels to her formative years, bringing unexpected twists to 10 radio hits. [Aug 2019, p.31]
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