Uncut's Scores

  • Music
For 8,205 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 Wind
Lowest review score: 10 Let Me Introduce My Friends
Score distribution:
8205 music reviews
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    There's a lot going on but Georgopoulos makes it all feel unhurried and effortless. [Aug 2018, p.24]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's an album that takes pleasure in its capacity to quietly, seductively surprise. [Aug 2018, p.28]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is the rare jazz record that feels equipped to venture outside the genre's familiar borders and engage with the wider world. [Jul 2018, p.29]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Their strongest and most coherent records. [Jul 2018, p.28]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Parish's songs, alternately folksy, swampy and lonesome, are sometimes fleeting, capturing moments in the ether and preserving them in amber. [Jul 2018, p.33]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Watson's snarky humour prevents anything from feeling too weighty. [Aug 2018, p.35]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    There's still a mumblecore sulkiness to Jordan's delivery that drags some songs down, but on tracks like the fingerpicking marvel "Let's Find Out" and "Deep Sea," she finds a distinctive voice all her own. [Aug 2018, p.33]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Generally the result is kind of Stars In Their Eyes Amy Winehouse. [Aug 2018, p.33]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Each track comes shrouded in glitchy systems noise and Eno-esque ambient drones. The best moments maintain Howard's way with a melody. [Aug 2018, p.28]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Here is transcendent refuge from the storm. [Aug 2018, p.26]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Things get chewier with "Tax To Your Head," as the trip gets a little heavier--musically as well as lyrically--eventually leading to gorgeous love song "Waitin'" and the pensive "Sitting On The First Rock From The Sun." [Aug 2018, p.24]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    That quest to explore her true colors is tenderly juxtaposed with some grand arrangements--woodwind, strings, marching drums--that bring to mind Minnie Riperton, Bond themes and '40s Disney movies. [Aug 2018, p.24]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's not revolutionary, but there's not a duff track to be found. [Aug 2018, p.24]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Where once were "chat-up lines and stairwells" ("Take Me There"), beige luxury apartments now stand. [Jul 2018, p.24]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Lovely, languid melodies disguise bleak sentiments on Erin Rae's solo debut. [Jul 2018, p.34]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The invigorating Downey to Lubbock, a record that speaks to both a lifetime of shared experience and the music that inspired them in the first place. [Jul 2018, p.26]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    This post-genre approach allows them to take cumbia, mambo, porro, carnival music and ceremonial song, and mash it together in unpredictable and deeply psychedelic ways. [May 2018, p.35]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The choices on Dock Of The Bay Sessions suggest an artist who was refining his songwriting, someone concentrating more on character development. [Jul 2018, p.38]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A lovingly rendered family portrait. [Jul 2018, p.37]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A set pf ripe and mature songs that reflect poetically upon insecurity, sacrifice, pride and hubris. [May 2018, p.27]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Arthur stacks his vocals throughout, while his arching guitars, concussive programmed drums and resounding handclaps interlock with Buck's springy rhythm beds. [Jul 2018, p.24]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It might be best to appreciate Call The Comet as a sublime soundtrack, possibly the most atmospheric, widescreen guitar album you'll hear all year. [Jul 2018, p.25]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A strange, rich and global journey in sound--lasting just 37 minutes, Bon Voyage begs to be put on again, each listen revealing more of the myriad ideas that make up its weird majesty. [Jul 2018, p.22]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    [He] appears to relish the chance to have some fun and revist classic Dr Feelgood licks. [Jul 2018, p.30]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Exceeding his early promise, Vynehall has produced a richly original debut to rank alongside his musical heroes, from Gavin Bryars to My Bloody Valentine to Aphex Twin. [Jul 2018, p.37]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The results are funkier than anything Byrne or Eno might have imagined almost 40 years ago. [Jul 2018, p.30]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    For chunks of the album there's an unshakable feeling of familiarity. [Jul 2018, p.27]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Ghostly, atmospheric, intense, Colt is an impressive, if somewhat remote, debut. [Jul 2018, p.37]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Ghostly, atmospheric, intense, Colt is an impressive, if somewhat remote, debut. [Jul 2018, p.37]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Feels like the moment where the pair's music pulls into focus. [Jul 2018, p.37]
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