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by Honorio
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4370

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Both changes made, even if removing points to both "Waterloo Sunset" and "Be My Baby" almost broke my heart...
by Honorio
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City (2013)
Replies: 19
Views: 7468

Re: Rank the Tracks: Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City (2013)

That's perfectly fine, mileswide! Come back to Rank the Tracks when you want!!
by Honorio
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4370

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Wezzo wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:44 am
127 | 4 Non-Blondes | What's Goin' On
Sorry, Wezzo, do you mean "4 Non-Blondes | What's Up?" or "Marvin Gaye | What's Goin' On"?
by Honorio
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.5
Replies: 29
Views: 321

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.5

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/0e/Bob_Dylan_-_Desire.jpg 1. Bob Dylan - Desire (1976) vs. 2. Joni Mitchell - Hejira (1976) 6. Au Pairs - Playing With a Different Sex (1981) vs. 4. Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B. (1968) 8. Neil Cicierega - Mouth Moods (2017) vs. 7. The Chameleons - Scr...
by Honorio
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 82
Views: 53833

Re: Songs of 2019

Praia das Catedrais looks amazing – yet another part of Spain that looks well worth a visit! When I clicked on the link you posted and watched the video, I was surprised that they chose to play Celtic folk music in the background. But then I read that the traditional music from that region (Galicia...
by Honorio
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 213
Views: 6876

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a5/MadnessLibertyCover.jpg 1 | Madness | The Liberty of Norton Folgate | 9 2 | The Kinks | Misfits | 7 3 | Nina Hagen Band | Auf’m Bahnhof Zoo | 6 4 | Taana Gardner | Heartbeat | 6 5 | Passion Pit | Moth's Wings | 6 6 | Green Day | In the End | 6 7 | Coll...
by Honorio
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 151896

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Thank you, Henrik! The list is great!
by Honorio
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4370

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

So this is my choruses Top 100. I've only selected songs from my all-time songs list, choosing the ones in which I thought that the chorus is the main reason why I like the song so much. Since my all-time list is in a bad need of update there are not many recent selections... Note: in some cases (nu...
by Honorio
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 151896

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Thank you very much for your kind words, Dan! And sorry for the late reply… All of us who post lists on this forum don’t really have the time to comment on the lists we post, so even though many of the threads contain some very interesting lists, they turn out to be lists devoid of wider critical, h...
by Honorio
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 82
Views: 53833

Re: Songs of 2019

My 25 favourite songs of 2019 so far (and I thought I might as well add brief comments)... Excellent list, Dan! It was the soundtrack (both during the car trip and then with headphones) to our visit to the impressive Praia das Catedrais (Cathedrals Beach) , so these songs will always be tied for me...
by Honorio
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks (1975)
Replies: 22
Views: 7608

Re: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks (1975)

Welcome to Rank the Tracks (and to the Forum), jimm!
by Honorio
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 34
Views: 618

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/28/The-Millennium-Begin-album-cover.jpg 3. Blur - 13 (1999) vs. 2. The Smiths - Meat is Murder (1985) 5. Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape (1997) vs. 1. The Millennium - Begin (1968) 7. Spinners - Spinners (1973) vs. 6. ማሕሙድ ፡ ኣሕመድ - ማሕሙድ ፡ ኣሕመድ (19...
by Honorio
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 213
Views: 6876

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/2e/The_Jam_-_All_Mod_Cons.jpg 1 | The Jam | English Rose | 8 2 | R.E.M. | Wall of Death | 7 3 | Neil Young and Crazy Horse | Don’t Cry No Tears | 7 4 | Frédéric Chopin | Waltz in D-flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, Valse du petit chien | 7 5 | The Easybeats | La...
by Honorio
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4370

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

I'm beginning with the Excels. Two observations: - StevieFan13, you have Lorde's "Green Light" twice on your list, at #61 and #71. Maybe you could replace one of them with another option. - mileswide, you have two numbers 21, Blur and Aztec Camera. Is it OK to have 151 songs instead 150 or do you pr...
by Honorio
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.3
Replies: 26
Views: 1438

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.3

https://images2.imgbox.com/db/93/cxQ56SpC_o.jpg 5. Crowded House - Woodface (1991) vs. 4. Mogwai - Mogwai Young Team (1997) 2. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain (2000) vs. 3. múm - Finally We Are No One (2002) 6. Colin Stetson - New History Warfare, Vol. 2: Judges (2011) vs. 8. Micachu - Jewellery (2009) 7...
by Honorio
Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 15372

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

https://e.snmc.io/i/fullres/s/a63f05ca5cfc2324e8f3666294849d4e/1638911 1 | The Colourfield | Take | 8 2 | Neil Young | Peaceful Valley Boulevard | 8 3 | The Magnetic Fields | I Don’t Really Love You | 7 4 | Aloe Blacc | I Need a Dollar | 7 5 | Stackridge | Humiliation | 7 6 | Have a Nice Life | Hol...
by Honorio
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2
Replies: 36
Views: 2942

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c9/TheVelvetUndergroundVU.png 4. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There (2014) vs. 3. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning (2005) 8. blink-182 - Enema of the State (1999) vs. 1. The Velvet Underground - VU (1985) 7. Buckingham Nicks - Buckingham Nicks (197...
by Honorio
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 151896

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

English is becoming the dominant language in the world, which was not the case 100 years ago. It's mildly unfortunate, because culture is tied to language in a lot of ways (so cultural diversity might lessen), but also good because hopefully people on opposite sides of the world can understand one ...
by Honorio
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 143
Views: 52778

Pulitzers, Oscars and Grammys

Pulitzers, Oscars and Grammys And finally I would like to compare the lists on this thread with probably the most important awards on the three categories. The 3 meta-lists of the websites are made of votes from critics who create lists of best works of different periods (all-time, decade, years) s...
by Honorio
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 159
Views: 8944

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

About the other question I'm not going to argue with you. Only one thing: if you want to continue participating on the forum you definitely should be more polite with the forum members. Making a pun with my #2 song if you looking for trouble you came to the wrong place... It's the "right" place. I ...
by Honorio
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks Results (Open 24/7)
Replies: 143
Views: 117623

Re: Rank the Tracks Results (Open 24/7)

Wow, what a month for Rank the Tracks! mileswide entered like a tornado, firmly decided to ruin my holidays (only joking, I'm delighted to see Rank the Tracks going up again ) and we had 36 albums in only three weeks. In fact I usually update the results the first Sunday of the month but: a) tomorro...
by Honorio
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 159
Views: 8944

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

74. Don't (1958) 127. I Beg of You (1957) These are two sides of the same single, both are 1957. It was released a couple of days before the end of the year. Edited (even if according to official sources like the liner notes of my own boxset of the 50s Master should be both 1958). About the other q...
by Honorio
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 159
Views: 8944

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

https://images2.imgbox.com/37/5a/vwwZo1E9_o.jpg 1. Mystery Train (1955) At 1'46" Elvis jumps right in and begins to sing the melody a little too early. Any other producer could have insisted in recording another take. But not Sam Philips. The important thing for Phillips (and for Elvis!) was not pe...
by Honorio
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 151896

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Thank you everyone for your kind words!! I appreciate it a lot!! I do wonder if the percentages would change much if instead of the very top book, record, and film of the year the list included, say, the top 10? If there are “outlier” artists in these fields, they could dominate the top spot for yea...
by Honorio
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 151896

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Gender, race and language bias As I mentioned on the first post of this thread I wanted to analyse the differences on the bias of the critics regarding books, movies or records. I talked about the 3 main bias I can detect on the AM lists previously (see here ). Gender bias Women represent more that...
by Honorio
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 143
Views: 52778

Gender, race and language bias

Gender, race and language bias As I mentioned on the first post of this thread I wanted to analyse the differences on the bias of the critics regarding books, movies or records. I talked about the 3 main bias I can detect on the AM lists previously (see here ). Gender bias Women represent more that...
by Honorio
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum error messages
Replies: 15
Views: 1087

Re: Forum error messages

I've begun to edit the Books... thread. Little by little I will try to edit all my previous posts (I use a lot the imgsize feature).
by Honorio
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20926

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Excellent work, TheLastEnemy!
by Honorio
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum error messages
Replies: 15
Views: 1087

Re: Forum error messages

Replacing blank space with equal works but it's a lot of editing to do...
by Honorio
Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1
Replies: 36
Views: 2070

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1

DaveC wrote:I hope the other 4+ album is "It's my way"
prosecutorgodot wrote:Live at the Star Club, Hamburg?
Rob wrote:I think that is the best guess. Unless it is At Last!, but that would surprise me.
Exactly, prosecutorgodot! Jerry Lee got a 4,01 on RYM!
by Honorio
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum error messages
Replies: 15
Views: 1087

Re: Forum error messages

Live in Phoenix wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:51 am
imgsize is not working
Yes, I hope this could be fixed. If not I would need to do a lot of editing... :angry-banghead:
by Honorio
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 151896

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

You'd almost come to think that music is just getting worse by the decade. Well, this could be an interesting subject for discussion. Probably it's not that the music (or any other form of art) is getting worse, it mainly depends on the period the critics established the canon. Usually it was estab...
by Honorio
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 143
Views: 52778

Best artists

Best artists Not really the best but the ones with more works qualified as the best of the year. Artists with 4 works as the best of the year: https://images2.imgbox.com/5e/9b/SeN0nh6E_o.png Joseph Conrad | book of 1900, 1904, 1907 and 1917 https://images2.imgbox.com/50/79/JAxnacth_o.jpg D.W. Griff...
by Honorio
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1
Replies: 36
Views: 2070

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1

Going with 4 Non Blondes on this one... One of the highest ranked is easy: Animals by Pink Floyd. If I recall correctly it even ranks in the top 25, or at least 50. The other one I'm not sure of, but if I must guess I'd go for Young Team by Mogwai. And the 4 Non Blondes album is obvious as the one ...
by Honorio
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1
Replies: 36
Views: 2070

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1

As I did on the last four editions I'm going to include some (minor) stats about the nominated albums: a) RYM Rating: Again we have our moderately acclaimed albums mostly with a RYM rating between 3,00 and 3,99 (with 98,42% of the albums included there with 74,8% between 3,51 a 4,00). We are followi...
by Honorio
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4370

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

4) For admin purposes, Honorio has agreed to oversee the calculation of the results, for which I'm massively grateful, and I will be responsible for the rollout of the results. Please direct any relevant queries accordingly. Thank you, mileswide! But I need recommendations about which formula I sho...
by Honorio
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A personal history through my top 25 albums
Replies: 44
Views: 3106

Re: A personal history through my top 25 albums

Best thread ever...
by Honorio
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20926

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

I endorse a Spotify playlist with the songs by The Velvet Underground that does not feature Lou Reed as lead vocalist as my little homage to Cold Butterfly who got unfairly laughed at. He simply made an (understandable) mistake with Doug Yule and Lou Reed voices. My mistake was worse, during many ye...
by Honorio
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 151896

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Best decade Doing a very very simple calculation (calculating the mean of the position of the first works of every decade) I've come with the best decades for every category. Best decade | Mean | Most acclaimed work in the category https://images2.imgbox.com/f0/ce/wlZgYwwB_o.jpg Best decades for bo...
by Honorio
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 143
Views: 52778

Best decade

Best decade Doing a very very simple calculation (calculating the mean of the position of the first works of every decade) I've come with the best decades for every category. Best decade | Mean | Most acclaimed work in the category https://images2.imgbox.com/f0/ce/wlZgYwwB_o.jpg Best decades for bo...
by Honorio
Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 15372

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019


1. Magazine | You Never Knew Me | 9
2. Boudewijn de Groot | Als de rook om je hoofd is verdwenen |8
3. Thelonious Monk | In Walked Bud | 8
4. Lightnin’ Hopkins | Mojo Hand |7
5. The Verlaines | Angela | 6
by Honorio
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 151896

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Best classical works by decade https://images2.imgbox.com/a1/49/pFIeKqtR_o.jpg Classical work of the 2000s | Wild Swans | Elena Kats-Chernin | Australia | 2003 | #39 20th Century https://images2.imgbox.com/79/1e/SpybW2Wx_o.jpg Classical work of the 1990s | Antarctica, Suite for Guitar and Orchestra...
by Honorio
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 143
Views: 52778

Best classical works by decade

Best classical works by decade https://images2.imgbox.com/a1/49/pFIeKqtR_o.jpg Classical work of the 2000s | Wild Swans | Elena Kats-Chernin | Australia | 2003 | #39 20th Century https://images2.imgbox.com/79/1e/SpybW2Wx_o.jpg Classical work of the 1990s | Antarctica, Suite for Guitar and Orchestra...
by Honorio
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 151896

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

The 16th and 14th century pick both have '#80' You're right, BobPatience, "Il Decamerone" was #99 and not #80. Edited. The problems of copying and pasting… Thank you! Best movies by decade https://images2.imgbox.com/1d/38/MEJG14Z4_o.jpg Movie of the 2010s | The Tree of Life | Terrence Malick | USA ...
by Honorio
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 143
Views: 52778

Best movies and records by decade

Best movies by decade https://images2.imgbox.com/1d/38/MEJG14Z4_o.jpg Movie of the 2010s | The Tree of Life | Terrence Malick | USA | 2011 | #239 https://images2.imgbox.com/56/e3/NvYsdR6j_o.jpg Movie of the 2000s | Faa yeung nin wa (In the Mood for Love) | Wong Kar-Wai | Hong Kong | 2000 | #44 http...
by Honorio
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 151896

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Best books by decade (and century) https://images2.imgbox.com/14/d4/OIQPs7r0_o.jpg Book of the 2010s | The Sense of an Ending | Julian Barnes | UK | 2011 | #287 https://images2.imgbox.com/15/e2/so0C1dH3_o.jpg Book of the 2000s | Atonement | Ian McEwan | UK | 2001 | #137 https://images2.imgbox.com/4...
by Honorio
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 143
Views: 52778

Best books by decade (and century)

Best books by decade (and century) https://images2.imgbox.com/14/d4/OIQPs7r0_o.jpg Book of the 2010s | The Sense of an Ending | Julian Barnes | UK | 2011 | #287 https://images2.imgbox.com/15/e2/so0C1dH3_o.jpg Book of the 2000s | Atonement | Ian McEwan | UK | 2001 | #137 https://images2.imgbox.com/4...
by Honorio
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 151896

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

All time https://images2.imgbox.com/ad/2e/DfBNiwgb_o.jpg https://images2.imgbox.com/a2/7d/jFLB8F8i_o.jpg https://images2.imgbox.com/cc/98/L2NOE1cn_o.jpg https://images2.imgbox.com/20/49/GmUbSM81_o.jpg Best book of all time | À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time) | Marcel Proust | F...
by Honorio
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 143
Views: 52778

All Time

All time https://images2.imgbox.com/ad/2e/DfBNiwgb_o.jpg https://images2.imgbox.com/a2/7d/jFLB8F8i_o.jpg https://images2.imgbox.com/cc/98/L2NOE1cn_o.jpg https://images2.imgbox.com/20/49/GmUbSM81_o.jpg Best book of all time | À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time) | Marcel Proust | F...
by Honorio
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 159
Views: 8944

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

Well, who knows? Maybe rummaging through the garbage I could find a jewel. But "He's Your Uncle, Not Your Dad" will not be one of them, that's for sure...