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by Henrik
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 100
Views: 3945

Re: Best James Brown Songs

As I expected, my older friends (65+) voted mainly for 50s and early 60s things with some early funk stuff from the 60s. The younger folks from this forum voted mainly for mid-60s and up with lots of 70s funk stuff. The results will be interesting as both groups meet. Feels like a tie between 70s f...
by Henrik
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 135
Views: 65009

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Jap123 wrote:This may have been asked before, but are Jazz albums dated by release or recording dates on here, because i've noticed a few where the release date differs on here from rym/discogs etc.?

Which ones? It’s supposed to be release dates.
by Henrik
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 8
Views: 143

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Perfect! Thanks BobPatience!
by Henrik
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 8
Views: 143

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

BobPatience wrote:All done, except for the HipHopDX and Pretty Much Amazing topics seemed to just contain an album list.

That's great! Could you post it as an attachment here?
by Henrik
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 8
Views: 143

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

BobPatience wrote:Are the needed sources confined to the names of sites already in the spreadsheet? As many of the topics in the EOY 2018 forum do not seem to have an associated spot on the spreasheet.

I only need links for the songs lists.
by Henrik
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 8
Views: 143

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

First request: When I did the eoy 2018 songs spreadsheet, I was lazy and didn't update the links in the top row of the sheet. However, it shouldn't be too hard to go through the EOY 2018 forum and add the appropriate links to the spreadsheet that is attached here. I have added the link for Village V...
by Henrik
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 8
Views: 143

Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

After several months of other priorities, I will now try to make another site update during the summer (only adding 2018 albums and songs) and I will need your help to collect various information.
by Henrik
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 231
Views: 51513

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

I think you have the wrong place for ”Sofies verden”.
by Henrik
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: FOCUS MAGAZINE (Germany) - Die 75 Best Alben (2003)
Replies: 2
Views: 74

Re: FOCUS MAGAZINE (Germany) - Die 75 Best Alben (2003)

This is super close to the AM ranking in 2003. It must be another summary of critics lists, and as such it is not eligible.
by Henrik
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 135
Views: 65009

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

I hate to bring back this old discussion, but this thread (particular post #6) provides evidence strongly suggesting that Eno's Here Come the Warm Jets was, in fact, first released in 1974: https://forums.stevehoffman.tv/threads/brian-eno-here-come-the-warm-jets-what-was-the-original-release-date.7...
by Henrik
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 11456

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Amazing job with the results, Moonbeam!!! Could someone confirm that ”Reel Around the Fountain” was properly released as a single in 1983? If so, I will change it to 1983 on AM. I think it was specifically the Peel Session that was nominated here, not the album version. It was scheduled to be their...
by Henrik
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 11456

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

It seems like I was wrong putting ”Tinseltown in the Rain” on my list. It is from 1984. Can I list it again for that year? I accepted it as a 1983 song on the basis of this release: https://www.discogs.com/The-Blue-Nile-Tinseltown-In-The-Rain/master/35790 Is that different from your preferred one? ...
by Henrik
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 11456

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

It seems like I was wrong putting ”Tinseltown in the Rain” on my list. It is from 1984. Can I list it again for that year?
by Henrik
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 11456

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Amazing job with the results, Moonbeam!!!

Could someone confirm that ”Reel Around the Fountain” was properly released as a single in 1983? If so, I will change it to 1983 on AM.
by Henrik
Fri May 31, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 11456

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Songs 1. This Mortal Coil - Song to the Siren 2. Philip Glass - Koyaanisqatsi 3. Katrina & The Waves - Walking on Sunshine 4. New Order - Blue Monday 5. Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) 6. The Blue Nile - Tinseltown in the Rain 7. Eurythmics - Who's That Girl 8. Bappi Lahiri/Parvati ...
by Henrik
Fri May 31, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 100
Views: 3945

Re: Best James Brown Songs

How many listened to Blues & Pants before making their lists? ;)
by Henrik
Fri May 31, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most Recommended TV Series Project Update
Replies: 29
Views: 2735

Re: Most Recommended TV Series Project Update

10 highly recommended non-English language tv-series:

SKAM (Shame)
L'amica geniale (My Brilliant Friend)
La Casa de Papel (Money Heist)
Bron/Broen (The Bridge)
Bonusfamiljen (Bonus Family)
Narcos
El Chapo
Le Bureau des Légendes (The Bureau)
Les Revenants (The Returned)
Dark
by Henrik
Fri May 31, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 100
Views: 3945

Re: Best James Brown Songs

1. I Got You (I Feel Good) 2. Papa's Got a Brand New Bag 3. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine 4. The Payback 5. Mother Popcorn 6. Blues & Pants 7. King Heroin 8. It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World 9. Out of Sight 10. Doing It to Death 11. Lost Someone 12. Cold Sweat 13. Super Bad 14. Soul P...
by Henrik
Thu May 30, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most Recommended TV Series Project Update
Replies: 29
Views: 2735

Re: Most Recommended TV Series Project Update

This 2018 TV Guide list gets at the problem of compiling best-of TV lists. TV programming is in a hot phase, and any best-of list has to reckon with not just "Where does The Sopranos go?" but where does The Wire go, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Better Call Saul, Handmaid's Tale (and a l...
by Henrik
Wed May 29, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final
Replies: 26
Views: 2556

Re: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final

This has been a truly great game. Thanks Bang Jan!

A very interesting lineup in the final...that ended up in a blowout victory. It will be interesting to see if to what extent Toccata will compete with wellknown acclaimed songs in future polls.
by Henrik
Thu May 23, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final
Replies: 26
Views: 2556

Re: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final

Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her

Great final! An eclectic mix of genres and a nice mix of old and new as well.
by Henrik
Tue May 21, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 100
Views: 3945

Re: Best James Brown Songs

What other songs than ”Doing It To Death” would you recommend that were not released under James’ own name, but are still eligible for this game? "DITD" is on MANY James Brown albums including the STARTIME box set. One voter not from here listed "Think (About It)" by Lynn Collin...
by Henrik
Tue May 21, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 100
Views: 3945

Re: Best James Brown Songs

What other songs than ”Doing It To Death” would you recommend that were not released under James’ own name, but are still eligible for this game?
by Henrik
Mon May 20, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 26
Views: 3901

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3

1. The Field Mice | Emma's House 4. Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta 5. Metric | Gold Guns Girls 7. Chris Bell | You and Your Sister 10. Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York 2. Ennio Morricone | Chi Mai 3. Nadine Shah | Fool 6. David Axelrod | Holy Thursday 8. Rodriguez | Hate Street Dialogue 9. Stevie Wonder ...
by Henrik
Sun May 19, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Eurovision Song Contest 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 2218

Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2019

I was in the arena for all three shows! Netherlands was a very deserving winner, but my personal favorite was San Marino (lost my mind when he made it through!) Also enjoyed Italy, Australia, Sweden, and (eliminated in the semis) Poland, Portugal, and Romania. Strong year! Glad I got to see it go d...
by Henrik
Fri May 17, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 11456

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Will votes for Katrina and the Waves’ ”Walking on Sunshine” from 1983 (original version and AM entry) and 1985 (popular version) be combined, or how does it work?
by Henrik
Wed May 15, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 26
Views: 3901

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3

I can’t play ”Girl from New York” and ”Chi Mai”. However these ones work for me:



by Henrik
Mon May 13, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 3093

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 2

1. Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion 2. Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm 3. Emily King | Distance 5. Collectors | Lydia Purple 10. Kimio Eto | Midare 4. The J.B.'s | The Grunt 6. Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) 7. Les Rita Mitsouko & The Sparks | Singing in the Shower...
by Henrik
Wed May 08, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 7969

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Option 3 above is perfect, I think.
by Henrik
Wed May 08, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 2814

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 1

I have no clear opinion about the first group. I was thrilled when I saw that "Anima latina" had been nominated, as I discovered the album of the same name many years ago. But I don't think the title track is as good as the first three songs on the album. Aldous Harding | Elation Delia Gar...
by Henrik
Mon May 06, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 7969

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

I know I am sort of one of the erratics, but I like this game. It’s a bit sad to see so many low ratings, but I suppose that people are just being honest, so that’s an observation, not a complain. I have been thinking along the same lines as Romain about the random selections. Perhaps with a bigger ...
by Henrik
Sat May 04, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 7969

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

In addition to my top 10 in each monthly topic (I still need to make April’s top 10) I plan to go back and rate anything that is listed here with an average above a certain threshold. Perhaps 5.5, since that is the midpoint of the scale, right? Yes, but why only those? To support the songs that are...
by Henrik
Sat May 04, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 7969

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

In addition to my top 10 in each monthly topic (I still need to make April’s top 10) I plan to go back and rate anything that is listed here with an average above a certain threshold. Perhaps 5.5, since that is the midpoint of the scale, right?
by Henrik
Sat May 04, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 7969

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

I only expected a top 100 list of the averages, so this countdown with images and all is a very pleasant surprise. Great job, Rob!
by Henrik
Tue Apr 30, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12
Replies: 25
Views: 4845

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12

1 | Les Rita Mitsouko and Sparks | Singing in the Shower 2 | The Mark & Clark Band | Worn Down Piano 3 | The Verve | She's a Superstar 4 | Candy Bars | Landscape 1 | Hamlet Gonashvili | Tsintskaro 2 | Emily King | Distance 3 | Love | August 4 | 1000 Mexicans | The Last Pop Song Sad to see so man...
by Henrik
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 25457

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Songs 1 | Michael Jackson | Billie Jean 2 | Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five | The Message 3 | Michael Jackson | Thriller 4 | Iron Maiden | Hallowed Be Thy Name 5 | Rhoda Dakar | The Boiler 6 | Yazoo | Situation 7 | Orchestra Baobab | Utrus Horas 8 | Donald Fagen | I.G.Y. 9 | Sisters of Merc...
by Henrik
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 33
Views: 8306

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

GROUP PHI
Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion
Imogen Heap | Climb to Sakteng
Eimear Quinn | The Voice
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 | Cup Of Dreams

GROUP CHI
Jesca Hoop | The Lost Sky
Mills Brothers | Nagasaki
Suuns | Mirror Mirror
Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York
by Henrik
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 33
Views: 8306

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

Shoutout to whoever nominated ”In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion”, thought about that one myself.
by Henrik
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 27
Views: 7879

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10

GROUP TAU
Collectors | Lydia Purple
Metric | Gold Guns Girls
The Smiths | Oscillate Wildly
You Am I | Heavy Heart

GROUP UPSILON
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Lauren Hoffman | Broken
Kero Kero Bonito | Flamingo
The Commodores | Zoom
by Henrik
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 7243

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

Krurze wrote:Shoutout to whoever nominated Anemone, thought about that one myself

You’re welcome!
by Henrik
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 231
Views: 54929

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

1. Giorgio Moroder - (Theme From) Midnight Express 8 2. Ray Charles - (The Night Time Is) The Right Time 8 3. Albin de la Simone - Le Grand amour 7 4. Oliver Koletzki - Iyéwaye (Hatzler Remix) 7 5. The Upsetters - Dread Lion 7 6. The Smiths - Sheila Take a Bow 7 7. Lucinda Williams - Metal Firecrack...
by Henrik
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 7243

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

GROUP RHO
The Brian Jonestown Massacre | Anemone
Noisettes | Every Now and Then
Erasure | Drama!
Deftones | Diamond Eyes

GROUP SIGMA
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Slave | Just A Touch Of Love
Keziah Jones | Hello Heavenly
Foster the People | Houdini
by Henrik
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: I've written a web application that displays random YouTube videos from AcclaimedMusic.net. Would appreciate feedback!
Replies: 4
Views: 3359

Re: I've written a web application that displays random YouTube videos from AcclaimedMusic.net. Would appreciate feedbac

I love this, denialromeo! So you must have a link to a youtube page for every ranked AM song!? I wonder if I could use that information, at least for songs that aren't on spotify? Also, I'd be happy to link to your random video application from the AM main site, if that's ok with you. :happy-partyda...
by Henrik
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 32
Views: 7793

Re: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France

That's great, Stevie Fan! Let's aim for this cover.

by Henrik
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 32
Views: 7793

Re: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France

Nassim wrote:Count me in guys !
Maybe not on Friday night because I live on the furthest side of the country and it's a bit early to confirm I can take the day off, but I'll for sure join for the rest of the weekend !

Fantastic! It will be a pleasure to meet you and anyone who joins in!
by Henrik
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 40520

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:There were 50 voters for this 1981 poll, which is amazing!

It is indeed!! A record for yearly polls?
by Henrik
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 181
Views: 37139

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

I am perhaps the biggest JP fan in the forum, but that does not include ”United”.
by Henrik
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 231
Views: 51513

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Your Cheatin' Heart is #1001.
by Henrik
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 40520

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

I have always been a fan of steep point scales, to get some surprising results and not just a list of the most wellknown songs. But the scale could hardly be steeper than it is now. [89] Dynamic Hepnotics - "Hepno Beat": 1 vote, 100 points [89] Maanam - "Boskie Buenos": 1 vote, 1...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 40520

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Songs http://open.spotify.com/user/frazze/playlist/4QnoBSTLXzazLKsQakuufX 1 | The Specials | Ghost Town 2 | Prince | Controversy 3 | Kraftwerk | Pocket Calculator 4 | Eurythmics | Take Me To Your Heart 5 | Japan | Ghosts 6 | Daryl Hall & John Oates | I Can't Go for That (No Can Do) 7 | Mohamed M...

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