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by Henrik
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: The Genius Community, Staff (US) - 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 13
Views: 388

Re: The Genius Community, Staff (US) - 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Genius is not in any way, shape, or form a critics' site. It's best known as a repository (an amazing one) for lyric transcription and interpretations. It does not run album reviews at all, let alone the 10 a month that Henrik deemed the minimum (among other criteria) for eligibility. This is an in...
by Henrik
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 21842

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

I'm very sad Now I just found out about the meeting of six AM friends in Montpellier. This city is two and a half hours from my house! :angry-banghead: I am very happy with the vital and musical celebration of all of you. I hope to have another opportunity to participate in the next meeting. Oh, I’...
by Henrik
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Rockdelux 388: Summary of the decade 2010-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 623

Re: Rockdelux 388: Summary of the decade 2010-2019

Hi Honorio, I count on you to post the rest of the lists from ROCKDELUX namely, the books, the movies, the TV series and others if so, I find this magazine quite inspiring...Do they plan another issue for their 35th anniversary? Anyway, thanks for making discover me LOS PLANETAS although I was alre...
by Henrik
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: Eligibility criteria for EOY lists
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Eligibility criteria for EOY lists

Here are the criteria for how to determine whether a new source is eligible for the EOY albums/songs spreadsheet: 1. The Alexa.com rank should be less than 1,000,000 and the number of sites linking in should be more than 100. Both these criteria should preferably be met, but if one of the numbers is...
by Henrik
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Eligibility criteria for EOD lists
Replies: 2
Views: 128

Eligibility criteria for EOD lists

Here are the criteria for how to determine whether a new source is eligible for the EOD albums/songs spreadsheet: 1. The Alexa.com rank should be less than 1,000,000 and the number of sites linking in should be more than 100. Both these criteria should preferably be met, but if one of the numbers is...
by Henrik
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 8
Views: 1848

Re: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with Paste, Q, Rockdelux and Stereogum. Current top 100: 1 (2) | Robyn | Dancing On My Own | 2010 2 (1) | Grimes | Oblivion | 2012 3 (3) | Kendrick Lamar | Alright  | 2015 4 (4) | Lana Del Rey | Video Games | 2011 5 (9) | Beyoncé | Formation | 2016 6 (8) | Kanye West feat. Pusha T | Runaway ...
by Henrik
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 21842

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

And for the top 10 I see, I seeee: Two (or three) songs by Brel (and the first place for sure) : Amsterdam, Ne me quitte pas, even if I like "Ces gens-là" even better! La nuit je mens by Bashung La mer by Trenet. One song by Aznavour One or two yé-yé song (Hardy or France Gall) One Rita mitsuko son...
by Henrik
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Aquarium Drunkard (US) EOD Albums
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Re: Aquarium Drunkard EOD Albums/Songs

The albums list is definitely eligible, but I won't include the spotify playlist as a songs list.
by Henrik
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 21842

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

26. Henri Salvador – Dans mon île (1958) Other fans: Dan and nicolas (10 points) This was, by far, the most divisive song. While Honorio nominated it and Dan and Nicolas both gave it a 10, I gave it a 2 and Moonbeam, Nassim and Spiritualized all gave it a 1! However, a score of 1 didn't necessarily...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 15854

Re: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll

Fun year. 1 | Pet Shop Boys | Left to My Own Devices 2 | Kate Bush | This Woman's Work 3 | Sonic Youth | Candle 4 | Talk Talk | The Rainbow 5 | Dead Can Dance | The Host of Seraphim 6 | Mary Margaret O'Hara | Year in Song 7 | The Primitives | Crash 8 | Leonard Cohen | I'm Your Man 9 | Pixies | Where...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 21842

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

After some deserved hugs to Henrik we headed back...
Or ”after Henrik had wiped away his tears...”

Thank you SO MUCH for those kind words on the back of the picture!
:romance-grouphug:

And a very special thanks to Clare for the wonderful picture itself!!!
by Henrik
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 21842

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

https://images2.imgbox.com/ce/0c/vffFoRPP_o.jpg hello, everybody... so, which one's which? From left: Henrik, Nassim, Moonbeam, Nicolas, Honorio, Dan. Spiritualized was at home, preparing the ”music night” at his place. He is in the ”Don’t You Want Me” video and will appear on later photos.
by Henrik
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 21842

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

Believe it or not, but Moonbeam had tonsillitis during the weekend. He could hardly speak when we met him and would probably have stayed in bed if it wasn’t for our company. But at the karaoke place he miraculously found the strength to go on stage no less than three times!
by Henrik
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 21842

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

Montpellier meeting - Introduction When I released this website in 2001, it had a forum that hardly anyone visited, or knew about. I could never have guessed that it would eventually become this amazing community of people. And not only in this friendly online space, but in real life. I am sure tha...
by Henrik
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 21842

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

Two weeks have passed since the planned Montpellier meetup. Did it actually happen? Yes it did! After the meetup, the seven(!) of us (Dan, Honorio, Moonbeam, Nassim, Nicolas, Spiritualized and myself) have spent some time to sum up the weekend, and we’re just about to give you a swell presentation o...
by Henrik
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spotify playlist NEEDS to be cut to pieces
Replies: 4
Views: 627

Re: Spotify playlist NEEDS to be cut to pieces

Sorry ooooooo, but no one has ever complained about this before. Maybe there’s some issues with your computer?
by Henrik
Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:07 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Q Magazine (UK) - The Songs Of The Decade
Replies: 16
Views: 2202

Re: Q Magazine (UK) - The Songs Of The Decade

Monte wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:32 am
Ok I converted the spotify playlist to text.
I checked in the magazine and I didn't see some songs from the playlist on the list.
OP updated.
Thanks, but the OP contains only 78 songs now.
by Henrik
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Q Magazine (UK) - The Songs Of The Decade
Replies: 16
Views: 2202

Re: Q Magazine (UK) - The Songs Of The Decade

The full list is here, listed chronologically: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2o90etnNPfI2sdN6ntk9CI The playlist has 85 songs. Are there 82 songs selected by staff and 3 by readers? If so, which ones were selected by the readers? Can we make sure that they would not have been selected by the st...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Q Magazine (UK) - The Songs Of The Decade
Replies: 16
Views: 2202

Re: Q Magazine (UK) - The Songs Of The Decade

The full list is here, listed chronologically: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2o90etnNPfI2sdN6ntk9CI The playlist has 85 songs. Are there 82 songs selected by staff and 3 by readers? If so, which ones were selected by the readers? Can we make sure that they would not have been selected by the st...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NBHAP (Germany) - 100 Must Listen Songs Of The 2010s
Replies: 5
Views: 4721

Re: NBHAP (Germany) - 100 Must Listen Songs Of The 2010s

Anyone against including this list on AM?
by Henrik
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Q Magazine (UK) - The Songs Of The Decade
Replies: 16
Views: 2202

Re: Q Magazine (UK) - The Songs Of The Decade

Is the full list available? Could someone post it?
by Henrik
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 18
Views: 2142

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

And thanks!!
by Henrik
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 18
Views: 2142

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

That’s weird. I have uploaded the sheet for you.
by Henrik
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 8
Views: 1848

Re: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Thanks Setherex!
by Henrik
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 36581

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Would the EOY template for songs need to be any different? Or can I just use the one above? I didn’t know you wanted to take them! Thanks!!! The EOY template is the same for albums and songs, but I have a separate EOD songs template with all songs listed from the EOY sheets (and their EOY scores). ...
by Henrik
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 36581

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Would the EOY template for songs need to be any different? Or can I just use the one above? I didn’t know you wanted to take them! Thanks!!! The EOY template is the same for albums and songs, but I have a separate EOD songs template with all songs listed from the EOY sheets (and their EOY scores). ...
by Henrik
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 8
Views: 1848

EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Here is a spreadsheet summary of the first three EOD songs lists, from Pitchfork, Uproxx and Gorilla vs. Bear. 1 | Grimes | Oblivion 2 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own 3 | Kendrick Lamar | Alright  4 | Lana Del Rey | Video Games 5 | Carly Rae Jepsen | Run Away With Me  6 | Mitski | Your Best American Gir...
by Henrik
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 36581

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Here are the EOD and EOY templates for albums. National lists should be entered in columns GA-HA.
by Henrik
Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 175
Views: 28626

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

Rob wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:16 pm
this is on my surprisingly short lists of songs that should be removed from the planet.
The others being...?
by Henrik
Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 36581

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

I'm planning to include all albums from the EOY sheets in a massive template for the EOD lists, with a EOY score column that is not used for the EOD sheet ranking, but will be useful for me when deciding what albums that will be added to the site next year. For example an album that is included in ...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Telegraph (UK)- 100 Greatest Songs of All Time
Replies: 11
Views: 7384

Re: The Telegraph (UK)- 100 Greatest Songs of All Time

Okay, can someone clarify to me about when a single critic list is eligible for AM? It seems the answer is "only when it's in a published book" but then what explains this list's inclusion? I include all-time lists from single critics, at least if it’s a fairly well-known critic. The rule to not in...
by Henrik
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 66
Views: 7910

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

My choices

Depeche Mode
Judas Priest
Kraftwerk
Motörhead
T. Rex

Hard choice between Motörhead (more iconic) and Soundgarden (more great songs).

Surprised Whitney isn’t already in.
by Henrik
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: MAX - 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time (2019)
Replies: 5
Views: 3597

Re: MAX - 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time (2019)

“Take a look to see how voters and industry experts shaped the countdown” I suppose voters mean viewers? Then this list isn’t eligible. And supposedly the 2013 list that is already on AM should be removed? I can confirm that the public gets to vote - I have voted in this poll for many years! I can ...
by Henrik
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: MAX - 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time (2019)
Replies: 5
Views: 3597

Re: MAX - 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time (2019)

“Take a look to see how voters and industry experts shaped the countdown”

I suppose voters mean viewers? Then this list isn’t eligible. And supposedly the 2013 list that is already on AM should be removed?
by Henrik
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 11540

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 3

This week didn’t engage me as much as the previous two (first one in particular). Anyway...

Hot Chip - Flutes
pass
Charli XCX - You're the One
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
Adele - Skyfall
pass
Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues
David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
by Henrik
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 36581

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

TheLastEnemy wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:35 pm
Hi Henrik, have made the changes but can't attach the files here as they are too big - how can I get them to you?
Great! That was quick! You can send an email to acclaimedmusic@gmail.com
by Henrik
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 36581

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Many many thanks TheLastEnemy!
by Henrik
Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 36581

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

I can take on the end-of-year spreadsheet again, although this will probably be the last year I do it and I may not be able to post updates as frequently as I have in the past. I can also get the ball rolling, at least, on the EOD spreadsheet too. Please feel free to send me both spreadsheet templa...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 36581

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Apologies to everyone who have been waiting for an update in 2019. I came fairly close, but during the last couple of months I haven’t had any time at all to complete the work. Now, when the decade lists are coming in, I feel it’s better to wait and do a big update next year. I will need help with ...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 36581

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Apologies to everyone who have been waiting for an update in 2019. I came fairly close, but during the last couple of months I haven’t had any time at all to complete the work. Now, when the decade lists are coming in, I feel it’s better to wait and do a big update next year. I will need help with e...
by Henrik
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 222
Views: 202134

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The song ”Two Sevens Clash” by Culture was released in 1977, not 1976 (just like the s/t album).
by Henrik
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 222
Views: 202134

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The remix version of Chief Keef's "I Don't Like" is on Complex's list of the best Kanye songs, but is not mentioned on the original song's page on AM. Are they purposely being considered as separate songs, or is this just an oversight? An oversight. Thanks for the correction! It seems that this has...
by Henrik
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 222
Views: 202134

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:28 pm
The remix version of Chief Keef's "I Don't Like" is on Complex's list of the best Kanye songs, but is not mentioned on the original song's page on AM. Are they purposely being considered as separate songs, or is this just an oversight?
An oversight. Thanks for the correction!
by Henrik
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 10391

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2

Fleet Foxes - Grown Ocean
Chairlift - Amanaemonesia
Laura Marling - Sophia
Wilco - Art of Almost
Daughter - Youth
Thee Oh Sees - The Dream
The Black Keys - Gold on the Ceiling
Lambchop - Gone Tomorrow
by Henrik
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 27735

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Songs only 1 | The Smiths | Girlfriend in a Coma 2 | Prince | Sign 'O' The Times 3 | Tom Waits | Innocent When You Dream (Barroom) 4 | U2 | With Or Without You 5 | Suzanne Vega | Luka 6 | Public Enemy | Bring the Noise 7 | David Sylvian | Orpheus 8 | The Cure | Just Like Heaven 9 | Terence Trent D'A...
by Henrik
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 27735

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

My list is coming in a few hours. Hope it’s not too late.
by Henrik
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: MTV Magazine (Brazil) - 100 Greatest Brazilian Records (2003)
Replies: 3
Views: 2365

Re: MTV Magazine (Brazil) - 100 Greatest Brazilian Records (2003)

Hey, so, I'm new to this game but very interested in music research. Coming here I remembered I have read a couple of lists on some magazines over the years, and I thought I should share, starting with my home country. I don't have the referred magazine anymore, but I managed to find a blog post wi...
by Henrik
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 10272

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1

Beach House - Walk in the Park
Tame Impala - Solitude is Bliss
Crystal Castles - Celestica
pass
LCD Soundsystem - Home
Mark Ronson and the Business Intl. - Bang Bang Bang
Javiera Mena - Luz de piedra de luna
The Vaccines - Post Break-Up Sex
by Henrik
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 10612

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

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019? #1 : Iiris Viljanen: Mercedes #2 : Robyn: Body Talk #3 : Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell #4 : PJ Harvey: Let England Shake #5 : Chromatics: Kill for Love #6 : Daughter: Not to Disappear #7 : iamamiwhoami: Kin #8 : Dead Can Dance: Anastasis #9 : J Balvin: ...