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by Henrik
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 103
Views: 8473

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Here's the situation. I worked really hard and made some major progress two weekends ago. But after that (because of that) I've had a terrible headache and there's still work to be done, so I don't want to give a new estimate yet. My body screams that I should have less screen time on my spare time,...
by Henrik
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 103
Views: 8473

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Henrik, may i ask about the positions of Pearl Jam 10/Metallica-Black/Master of Puppets in the new update? I really can't wait for the update but i'm mostly concerned about my favorite genres (Jazz, Metal, Punk and Grunge) so i would really appreciate those 3 while waiting for the full release of t...
by Henrik
Sun Sep 10, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 337
Views: 10745

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

I'm so happy Hadestown made the cut. If only it had fallen at 666 just like Why We Build The Wall. :) Speaking of which, serious 'Life imitates art' going on with that song. You sold me on it last time around. You can hear part of the original cast recording from the off-Broadway production last ye...
by Henrik
Sun Sep 10, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Radio Hauraki (NZ) 420 Countdown
Replies: 9
Views: 270

Re: Radio Hauraki (NZ) 420 Countdown

Sorry for that... thanks for the find and for posting, madzong and StevieFan.
by Henrik
Sun Sep 10, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Radio Hauraki (NZ) 420 Countdown
Replies: 9
Views: 270

Re: Radio Hauraki (NZ) 420 Countdown

StevieFan13 wrote:Interesting mix

There's such a gender variation here. ;)
by Henrik
Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: T. Rex - Get It On
Replies: 9
Views: 260

Re: 6000 Songs: T. Rex - Get It On

Ha ha, love this review! It's funny, but still informative. Thanks Rob!
by Henrik
Sat Sep 02, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 47
Views: 1637

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

Dan lives in the UK now and Harold is from the US as far as I'm aware...
by Henrik
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 103
Views: 8473

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Jap123 wrote:Now we're into September, are there any further details about when the update is coming?

I'm not ready to give a new estimate yet, but hopefully fairly soon.
by Henrik
Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - new critics' lists info
Replies: 17
Views: 522

Re: Help wanted - new critics' lists info

If anyone could help with the missing info, I'd appreciate it. Also, should I have included lists that are already on the site that have been updated? (1001 Songs, the Complex Kanye West list, etc) It's fine. I needed help with the large chunk of information. Remaining bits I can take of myself. Th...
by Henrik
Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - new critics' lists info
Replies: 17
Views: 522

Re: Help wanted - new critics' lists info

:character-cookiemonster:

...many, many thanks for this, Stevie!
by Henrik
Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 2637

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Albums

1 | Studio | West Side
2 | The Knife | Silent Shout
3 | Junior Boys | So This Is Goodbye
4 | Anouar Brahem | Le voyage de Sahar
5 | Ellen Allien & Apparat | Orchestra of Bubbles
by Henrik
Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 2637

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Songs 1 | The Knife | Silent Shout 2 | Gotye | Hearts a Mess 3 | Gnarls Barkley | Crazy 4 | Neko Case | Hold On, Hold On 5 | The Whitest Boy Alive | Burning 6 | Regina Spektor | Samson 7 | Anouar Brahem | Le voyage de Sahar 8 | Junior Boys | Double Shadow 9 | Junior Boys | So This Is Goodbye 10 | St...
by Henrik
Sat Aug 26, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 103
Views: 8473

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Drew Aroyal wrote:Henrik, whenever the update comes, will the Spotify playlists be updated at that time too, or will that happen much later?

Yes, they will.
by Henrik
Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - new critics' lists info
Replies: 17
Views: 522

Re: Help wanted - new critics' lists info

StevieFan13 wrote:https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18GHjDbfIl-p26UOYDxWE6oEeWJSvfpmh5YmRU4uMkzU/edit?usp=sharing
How's this?

:happy-wavemulticolor:
by Henrik
Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: SPIN - The 30 Best ’90s R&B Songs (2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 311

Re: SPIN - The 30 Best ’90s R&B Songs (2017)

Personal top 10: 1. Maxwell - Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder) 2. Brandy - I Wanna Be Down 3. Sade - No Ordinary Love 4. Kelis - Caught Out There 5. Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy 6. Erykah Badu - Appletree 7. Janet Jackson - That's the Way Love Goes 8. Ginuwine - Pony 9. OutKast - Spottieottiedo...
by Henrik
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) - Queen: Their 50 Greatest Songs (2006)
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: Classic Rock (UK) - Queen: Their 50 Greatest Songs (2006)

Stevie, thanks but you have only listed 45 songs.
by Henrik
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - new critics' lists info
Replies: 17
Views: 522

Help wanted - new critics' lists info

I need help with one more thing. For all the song lists in the Summary of All-Time Lists to be Added to AM- 2017 Update topic, I need to have them in a spreadsheet, like this: Column A Source (Country) - Title (Year) Example: Hear Ya (USA) - Top 100 Indie Songs of All Time (2007) However, many of th...
by Henrik
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 47
Views: 1637

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

Where are my Nordic pals?
by Henrik
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 103
Views: 8473

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Tortuga wrote:When the update does come out, can you also put it into Excel format, like with the unofficial 2016 update? That makes manipulating the data much easier.

There are excel sheets of the official lists on the home page...
by Henrik
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 103
Views: 8473

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

the best case scenario is the update will happen during summer. If so, it will be during August at the earliest. It's getting closer, but there's still a lot of work to be done. I'll change my statement to August 31st at the earliest . Most likely the update is farther away, I'm afraid. There's a l...
by Henrik
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Advertising in the forum
Replies: 7
Views: 307

Re: Advertising in the forum

Send them an invoice, then delete the post. Why should you provide anyone with free online advertising? I agree 100% with this. Ha ha. Ok, one reason (actually the main reason) why I suggested this was that it would be a little bit easier for me to just move all advertising to another forum than to...
by Henrik
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Advertising in the forum
Replies: 7
Views: 307

Advertising in the forum

I think the standard way to handle advertising in a forum like this, especially if it's by first time posters, is to delete such posts and probably ban the accounts too. But as long as it's music related and doesn't mess up the forum a lot I don't actually mind it that much. I wonder if you think it...
by Henrik
Sun Aug 06, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums & Songs
Replies: 13
Views: 840

Re: Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums & Songs

lagire wrote:For Carolyn Crawford song, i check it and it's not on english version.

The previous information I have is that it is included in the French version.
by Henrik
Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums & Songs
Replies: 13
Views: 840

Re: Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums & Songs

First version of this list, with 2010 English & French Version (1001 order 1 songs in both versions) Henrik, i don't know why you separate Davet preface as another list, cos all songs of this preface appears again on 1 or 2nd order french version. Errors that i notice while checking again these...
by Henrik
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 103
Views: 8473

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Henrik wrote:the best case scenario is the update will happen during summer. If so, it will be during August at the earliest.

It's getting closer, but there's still a lot of work to be done. I'll change my statement to August 31st at the earliest.
by Henrik
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2 Final Results
Replies: 5
Views: 160

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2 Final Results

Now, future planning: do we want this series to continue? We were only getting around 12 or 13 votes during the middle section. A few people turned out for the final match, but weren't present for a lot of the tournament. I think it would be fun to see what the next section of albums has to offer, ...
by Henrik
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 47
Views: 1637

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

Great Pierre! I hope a lot of people participate to make a really good overview of us forumers. I noted that people from the Caribbean might not have a suitable option available. Since there are already 20 alternatives, which is the maximum for forum polls, maybe it can be claified that the Caribbea...
by Henrik
Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Finals (Birdland vs. La femme d'argent)
Replies: 22
Views: 552

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Finals (Birdland vs. La femme d'argent)

I had to listen to the songs again, but my pick is

Birdland
by Henrik
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Never be a hipster.
Replies: 64
Views: 1152

Re: Never be a hipster.

PlasticRam, we are deeply concerned about you and we know you are suffering. But you know that the Acclaimed Music Forum is not the place to include these kind of messages so I asked Henrik for a temporary ban. Please, seek professional help. Get well and come back as soon as you get better. Plasti...
by Henrik
Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SPEEDIN' BULLET 2 HEAVEN ISN'T A GOOD ROLE MODEL
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: SPEEDIN' BULLET 2 HEAVEN ISN'T A GOOD ROLE MODEL

That I locked the other thread didn't mean you should start another one. Seriously, you need a break from this!
by Henrik
Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: With great power comes great responsibility.
Replies: 152
Views: 1130

Re: With great power comes great responsibility.

I've got to stop you here, PlasticRam. I hope you get the help you need where you are. You seem to be in serious need of sleep again.

Take care.
by Henrik
Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 3815

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

Thanks everyone! Great team effort!

I will look at all this next week.
by Henrik
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Steve Sullivan - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings (Volumes 3 and 4)
Replies: 50
Views: 2252

Re: Steve Sullivan - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings (Volumes 3 and 4)

Hi Steve!

I'm sorry it took time to get back to you. I have asked Rob who would like to request a review copy. I think the review will be posted here in the forum, but I can probably link to the review from the main site somehow. Does it sound good to you?
by Henrik
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums
Replies: 52
Views: 2914

Re: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums

These blurbs seem to be somewhat forgotten, but I'm working on the album pages and had a look at this again. It would be a great addition to the site, but maybe I will add them later to not delay the site update. Anyway, the spreadsheet does not include links to the quotes as far as I could see. Wou...
by Henrik
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spotify tracksets no longer working :-(
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Spotify tracksets no longer working :-(

Spotify have deprecated the support for tracksets (a custom set of tracks without creating a playlist that I had an automatic script for) in the Spotify Play Button. This means that the playlists on all artist pages and the top songs by country pages are no longer working. https://stackoverflow.com/...
by Henrik
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Testing Grounds
Topic: Spotify code
Replies: 0
Views: 146

Spotify code



by Henrik
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 290
Views: 13853

Re: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM

StevieFan13 wrote:Just wondering: if two-writer artist lists are up for debate, how come that Paste Rolling Stones list is on the site when it only has two writers?

Good call. I'll see if I make a decision about these before the update.
by Henrik
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 3815

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

Huge thanks Honorio, jamieW and madzong!!! To jamieW for the album spreadsheet as well! Let's see if I can get this right about what's done, taken and what's left. # Taken by Bang Jan A Taken by Bang Jan B Taken by Bang Jan C Done D Done E F G Done H Done I Done J Taken by prosecutorgodot K Taken by...
by Henrik
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tracking favorite songs
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Re: Tracking favorite songs

Remember that, say, a 90s list will more change the order of the 90s songs than give them an overall boost, since songs from other decades were not eligible and therefore x'd out in the spreadsheets.
by Henrik
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 9626

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Hey Henrik, Awesome stuff so far! Looking brilliant. Just wanted to ask out of curiosity - it appears that in all the recent versions of the 2017 update that you start the song IDs out at #9887 (!!!'s "Must Be the Moon"). However, on the current AM song spreadsheets for the website, the l...
by Henrik
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Classic albums with questionable lead singles
Replies: 10
Views: 476

Re: Classic albums with questionable lead singles

How about "The Girl Is Mine" from "Thriller". :laughing-rollingyellow:
by Henrik
Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 4
Replies: 17
Views: 467

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 4

Birdland
Mambo Sun
by Henrik
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for the 2016 albums
Replies: 9
Views: 389

Re: Help wanted - additional info for the 2016 songs

Sorry about that, jamieW!

There's no such rush though. I will be on a couple of short holiday trips, so take the time you need. Thanks!
by Henrik
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for the 2016 albums
Replies: 9
Views: 389

Help wanted - additional info for the 2016 albums

Here is a similar spreadsheet to the one for songs , but much smaller because only songs that appeared in the 2016 eoy lists will be added in the coming update. However, there is an extra column here for Spotify links. I have already collected the RYM links and genres myself. Thanks in advance for t...
by Henrik
Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 3815

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

Just to make sure I'm doing this correctly ... I've encountered a handful of artists that already have the country/state filled in that may not be correct. I thought we would use the birthplace for solo artists and where the group was formed for bands? In these instances, I haven't been changing th...
by Henrik
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 3815

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

So far only genre for albums!
by Henrik
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 3815

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

Thanks Bang Jan and Honorio!

Honorio, you can post the updated file in this thread.
by Henrik
Sat Jul 15, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 290
Views: 13853

Re: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM

A heads up: I think I will take a rest from the decision-making until after the update. I might still include a few more song lists in the update, but only if basically all songs are already on AM (or among the new additions). As for album lists... even if you've done the hard work, Pierre, StevieFa...
by Henrik
Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 3815

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

Sorry for the delay of this, but here is a spreadsheet of more than 3000 songs this time! I have copied country/state info from another spreadsheet for artists already on AM. The other columns need complete coverage.

Many, many thanks in advance to anyone who grabs a letter!
by Henrik
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 9626

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Bruno wrote:Great songs and albums released at the end of the year are able to recover when the decade's lists are released.

Unless they are from 2019...
Perhaps 2009 wasn't an awesome year, but I think it suffers a bit from being too new for the critics when they made their '00s lists.

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