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by Chambord
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 32
Views: 10903

Re: Coronavirus

Everyone
Everyone around here
Everyone is so near
It's holding on
by Chambord
Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 96
Views: 74018

Re: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:29 pm
Not gonna lie, I'm pretty fucking miffed that not a single Beach House track landed in the top 200.
Same.
by Chambord
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Chambord Prize
Replies: 5
Views: 14066

Re: The Chambord Prize

I updated the OP with the latest Prize list. What's new:
The prizes for 2019
An extension of one decade into the past (until 1970)
by Chambord
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!
Replies: 67
Views: 18322

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!

Great work Holden ! Thanks for the time and effort.
by Chambord
Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 16264

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Fantastic job acroamor! Thank you for the effort of running the poll. The no.1 and your pic with her are the icing on the cake.
by Chambord
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 275
Views: 67967

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

SONGS 1 The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio 2 Beach House - Myth 3 Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 4 Mitski - Your Best American Girl 5 Phosphorescent - Song For Zula 6 Beach House - Zebra 7 Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues 8 Pusha T - Numbers on the Boards 9 The National - Conversation 16 10 Slowdive - Sugar f...
by Chambord
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 275
Views: 67967

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

ALBUMS 1 Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 2 Beach House - Bloom 3 The National - High Violet 4 MGMT - Congratulations 5 Liars - Sisterworld 6 Midlake - The Courage of Others 7 The National - Sleep Well Beast 8 M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming 9 Metronomy - The English Riviera 10 The Strokes - Angles 11 Belle...
by Chambord
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 61
Views: 18089

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

1 Melancholia (Lars Von Trier) 2011 2 Twin Peaks: The Return (David Lynch) 2017 3 A Separation (Ashgar Farhadi) 2011 4 Phantom Thread (Paul Thomas Anderson) 2017 5 Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev) 2014 6 Honey (Semih Kaplanoglu) 2010 7 The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson) 2012 8 My Joy (Sergei Loznitsa) ...
by Chambord
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 128
Views: 75726

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Disappointing that Mojo and Uncut won't be doing a decade list. Would have been a welcome change from the same pattern the vast majority of music outlets have been using for their EODs. How did you know that? Did they hint it? Not explicitly but they're both into their February issues and have gone...
by Chambord
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 128
Views: 75726

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Disappointing that Mojo and Uncut won't be doing a decade list. Would have been a welcome change from the same pattern the vast majority of music outlets have been using for their EODs.
by Chambord
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 61
Views: 18089

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

Rob wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:45 pm
I already made this list for another website, which allowed up to 100
Could you please share the website ?
by Chambord
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 55408

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

SONGS 1 Weyes Blood - Andromeda 2 Sharon Van Etten - Seventeen 3 Clairo - Bags 4 Black Midi - 953 5 Big Thief - Not 6 (Sandy) Alex G - Gretel 7 Aldous Harding - The Barrel 8 Better Oblivion Community Center - Dylan Thomas 9 The National - Rylan 10 Deerhunter - Death in Midsummer 11 Fontaines D.C. - ...
by Chambord
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: RollingStone (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 18
Views: 7243

Re: RollingStone (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

8 Adele, ’21’
29 Car Seat Headrest, ‘Teens of Denial’

ok mom
by Chambord
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: LES INROCKUPTIBLES (France) - Années 2010's Le Bilan
Replies: 7
Views: 8152

Re: LES INROCKUPTIBLES (France) - Années 2010's Le Bilan

Unexpected good pick: The Strokes - One Way Trigger
by Chambord
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2000s (2009)
Replies: 1
Views: 5515

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2000s (2009)

Mmm ... yup. THAT was a decade and THAT was Pitchfork making lists.
by Chambord
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 37
Views: 30101

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s

It is (almost) the same artists but definitely not the same list. The Suburbs top 10, Bloom and High Violet top 30 is much closer to reality :whistle: And yeah the top 6 is surrealist art really tho I expected something like: 1. Kanye West 2. Kanye West 3. Kendrick Lamar 4. Kendrick Lamar 5. Frank O...
by Chambord
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 24402

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

Agree with Under Cover Of Darkness. Among my 20 best EOD. Appeared in the wrong decade. Would have been a hit in the 2000s.
by Chambord
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 37
Views: 30101

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s

If I'd take this list seriously then I'd be thinking wow the 2010s really were the worst decade in music which is maybe not too far off but anyway can't wait for guitar music to become hip again so P4K can start filling their EOYs with bad indie rock bands it will be pure comedy gold the future is b...
by Chambord
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 25
Views: 14256

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s

Dumb idea from the start to have a final EOD list out like 3 months before the final whistle. Given P4K's obsession with ticking as many boxes as possible, the list itself stands out for a shocking number of missing names. To those many mentioned above by other members I'll add: Pusha T (don't say R...
by Chambord
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 26219

Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019? #1 : Arcade Fire: The Suburbs #2 : Beach House: Bloom #3 : The National: High Violet #4 : MGMT: Congratulations #5 : Liars: Sisterworld #6 : Midlake: The Courage of Others #7 : The National: Sleep Well Beast #8 : M83: Hurry Up, We're Dreaming #9 : Metrono...
by Chambord
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: Mercury Music Prize 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 10052

Re: Mercury Music Prize 2019

Little Simz will win.
by Chambord
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 296
Views: 218180

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Thank you for the great history book, Honorio !
by Chambord
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 76
Views: 37842

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

The Artists of the Decade (so far) - artists that have more than 1 album in AMF EOY Top 10 in 2010s: 3 albums - 4 artists Beach House - Teen Dream (2010); Bloom (2012); 7 (2018) Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city (2012); To Pimp a Butterfly (2015); DAMN. (2017) St. Vincent - Strange Mercy (201...
by Chambord
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Chambord Prize
Replies: 5
Views: 14066

Re: The Chambord Prize

I updated the OP with the latest Prize list. What's new:
A new prize, for Song of the Year
The prizes for 2018
An extension of one decade into the past (until 1980)
by Chambord
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time
Replies: 15
Views: 14505

Re: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time

No album by The Beatles ? Surprising even for a not-a-fan like myself.
by Chambord
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 296
Views: 218180

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Repost of my comment on the other thread as per Honorio's request: Great idea. I embarked on a similar journey on my Chambord Prize project: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=6624 Well, the difference is that my list is based on my own preferences and starting in the present t...
by Chambord
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Turnover at the forums
Replies: 12
Views: 6406

Re: Turnover at the forums

Although I'm technically one of the oldest members of the forum, in terms of contribution I'm lightyears away from the "elders", some of them posting above. My slight active participation has several causes: One is a pretty limited spare time. After substracting work / family / stuff life brings up,...
by Chambord
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 93626

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

SONGS 1 Idles - Danny Nedelko 2 Daughters - The Reason They Hate Me 3 Snail Mail - Pristine 4 Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper - Shallow 5 Lucy Dacus - Night Shift 6 Parquet Courts - Almost Had To Start A Fight / In And Out Of Patience 7 Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch 8 First Aid Kit - Fireworks 9 Interpol -...
by Chambord
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Chambord Prize
Replies: 5
Views: 14066

Re: The Chambord Prize

My taste in films is much closer to yours than with music. You even like all the less crowdpleasing Coen films. :) It's interesting to me Twin Peaks is being treated as a movie for critic purposes, even coming in 2nd in Sight & Sound. What's the criteria there? Also with things like Berlin Alexande...
by Chambord
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Chambord Prize
Replies: 5
Views: 14066

The Chambord Prize

The Chambord Prize is awarded by myself, in a symbolic manner, to the authors of the best (in my opinion) film (F), album (A), song (S) and (exceptionally) book (B), of every year, since 1980. 2019 F: Josh & Benny Safdie - Uncut Gems A: Black Midi - Schlagenheim S: Weyes Blood - Andromeda 2018 F: Bo...
by Chambord
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 58
Views: 22770

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD

So Kendrick, Vincent and The National emerge. Sounds totally in sync with the times. Women and people of colour are rightfully stepping up (cc: mr. Grammy president) for their rights and the introspective intelectuals ... well ... these never fade, do they ? :)
by Chambord
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 58
Views: 22770

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD

The Artists of the Decade (so far) - artists that have more than 1 album in AMF EOY Top 10 in 2010s: 3 albums - 3 artists Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city (2012); To Pimp a Butterfly (2015); DAMN. (2017) St. Vincent - Strange Mercy (2011); St. Vincent (2014); MASSEDUCTION (2017) The Nationa...
by Chambord
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS
Replies: 65
Views: 21045

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS

Also for a couple of years now Chambord's been posting how artists have been faring this decade with respect to the number of songs/albums that have made our EOY top ten. I haven't seen any post from him here, so I figure I'll do the honors... Thanks, I had a busy period lately and only now I was a...
by Chambord
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 36954

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

Future Critic wrote: 10| A Crow Looked at Me Funny | Mount Eerie
not really
by Chambord
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 36954

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

SONGS 1 The National - Guilty Party 2 Arcade Fire - Creature Comfort 3 Slowdive - Sugar for the Pill 4 Lana Del Rey - Love 5 Grandaddy - Evermore 6 Temples - Certainty 7 Cigarettes After Sex - Apocalypse 8 The National - The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness 9 Grandaddy - Brush with the Wild 10 G...
by Chambord
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: EOY 2017 - Critics' lists
Replies: 51
Views: 31437

Re: EOY 2017 - Critics' lists

Cahiers du Cinema (FRA) 1. Twin Peaks: The Return (David Lynch) 2. Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (Bruno Dumont) 3. Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt) 4. Get Out (Jordan Peele) 5. The Day After (Hong Sang-soo) 6. Lover For a Day (Philippe Garrel) 7. Good Time (Josh and Benny Safdie) 8. Split ...
by Chambord
Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 764
Views: 255978

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Huge thank you to notbrianano and his 2 helpers SweepstakesRon and Babydoll for the massive work put into it. Great rollout and happy that my No.1 album was also the Poll's No. 1 by a big margin and the only one to break 60 votes. I'll use the spreadsheet as the main source for my listening list in ...
by Chambord
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 764
Views: 255978

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

notbrianeno wrote:
#168. The Smiths | The Smiths (1984)
Top Fans: Chambord (#16)
Hi, I'm not a Top Fan of this album. It's #212 in my list.
by Chambord
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 764
Views: 255978

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I can imagine the amount of time and nerves put into compiling the results and I'm truly grateful to notbrianeno and the others who worked for it. So I hate to be pointing out small errors: it seems that me and BryanBehar are switched now in the Top Fans appearances (this occurred since yesterday wh...
by Chambord
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 764
Views: 255978

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

notbrianeno wrote: #667. The Replacements | Tim (1985)
Top Fans: Chambord (#7)
I didn't vote for this album.
My #7 is Slint - Spiderland
by Chambord
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 764
Views: 255978

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Nice that The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place entered our Top1000 given it's not in the AM 3000.
by Chambord
Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 41928

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Listyguy wrote:
Chambord wrote: 50 Swann - Marcel Proust
Is this supposed to be In Search of Lost Time?
It's the first volume from In Search of Lost Time.
ISOLT is practically 7 different books. They can stand on their own.
Regarding counting you can do as you want, either take it separately or add to ISOLT's tally.
by Chambord
Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 41928

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

1 Crime And Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky 2 War And Peace - Leo Tolstoy 3 Don Quixote - Miguel De Cervantes 4 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo 5 Hunger - Knut Hamsun 6 Quo Vadis - Henryk Sienkiewicz 7 Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell 8 The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath 9 The Sorrows Of Young Werther - Jo...
by Chambord
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Arcade Fire - Everything Now
Replies: 41
Views: 18326

Re: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

Nick wrote:Also, just saw that Pitchfork gave the album a 5.6. Yeah. Ouch.
It's their only album not receiving "Best New Album" label from Pitchfork. And rated almost 3 points (!!) lower than their "worst" so far (Neon Bible - 8.4)
by Chambord
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Arcade Fire - Everything Now
Replies: 41
Views: 18326

Re: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

Q: Is the Universe ready for an Arcade Fire album not being good ?
A: No
by Chambord
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist
Replies: 4
Views: 3854

Re: Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist

whadda heck's Ed Sheeran doin over there ?
by Chambord
Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.25
Replies: 9
Views: 3965

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.25

The National - Guilty Party
by Chambord
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24
Replies: 14
Views: 5159

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24

A Fleet Foxes song with 0 votes. What times are we living.
by Chambord
Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 126665

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

1 Radiohead - OK Computer 2 Portishead - Dummy 3 Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon 4 Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue 5 Pavement - Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain 6 Arcade Fire - Funeral 7 Slint - Spiderland 8 Bill Evans - Sunday At The Village Vanguard 9 Radiohead - The Bends 10 Pink Floyd - Wish You Wer...
by Chambord
Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22
Replies: 21
Views: 8403

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22

Jamoo721 wrote:Arcade Fire - Creature Comfort
+1
EOY Top 10 material