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by Henrik
Thu May 23, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final
Replies: 11
Views: 260

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
Replies: 20
Views: 340

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
Replies: 20
Views: 340

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: 826

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: 3
Views: 399

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: 70
Views: 2204

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: 826

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: 903

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: 2146

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: 867

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: 2146

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: 2146

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: 2146

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: 2146

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: 2201

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: 14100

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: 5371

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: 5371

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: 5594

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: 5116

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: 230
Views: 38609

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: 5116

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: 2528

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: 5245

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: 5245

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: 29781

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: 22441

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: 207
Views: 37467

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: 29781

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: 29781

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...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 67
Views: 20500

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

I loosely thought of which 200 artists I would be able to make the best top 10-ish songs playlists. Then I did some finetuning based on whatever feelings I have for different artists and I was done. I am thinking of doing a more careful comparison of my lists of favourite songs per artist. But I do...
by Henrik
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 38008

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

The Exile tracks appear way too soon. I gather you're a big fan? Only 4 of them made the top 50. Can you tell me what the big attraction is with the album, because neither me, my girlfriend, or any of my friends liked it very much. Maybe it appeals more to the younger crowd? My people are all in th...
by Henrik
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 38008

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

The Exile tracks appear way too soon.
by Henrik
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 5841

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

GROUP NU WITCH | Chifundo Another Sunny Day | I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist David Bowie | Dead Man Walking Steve Perry | Strung Out GROUP XI The Field Mice | Emma's House The J.B.'s | The Grunt Rufus Wainwright | Chelsea Hotel #2 The Exponents | Why Does Love Do This To Me? I wish...
by Henrik
Tue Mar 26, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 121
Views: 53772

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The Chemical Brothers’ ”Galvanize” was released as a single in 2004.
by Henrik
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 44
Views: 13795

Re: Songs of 2019

Let me share my playlist of personal favorites of 2019 songs (this playlist will be later changed into personal top 100 of 2019). The genre is various so I think you can explore a lot and I hope you enjoy it :whistle: [spotifyplaylist]https://open.spotify.com/playlist/50gOXh8ZKXVDOaQRjv1VYq[/spotif...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: History of AM Film Polls
Replies: 2
Views: 2621

Re: History of AM Film Polls

Petri wrote:
Henrik wrote:Nothing to quote but a question to Henrik

Henrik is it possible to make this thread sticky? Thanks. :)

Finally done... Guess I haven’t been that active lately in this part of the forum.
by Henrik
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 5841

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

madzong wrote:
DaveC wrote:Strange to think of Why Does Love Do This To Me? as unacclaimed.


I know right?

Gotta find some more lists that include this song:)

There are a lot of youtube comments that this is the unofficial NZ anthem, while the single is not even listed at RYM. RYM needs more kiwis (as does AM).
by Henrik
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 207
Views: 37467

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

I believe I may echo the sentiments of several of us in suggesting this discussion be moved to another thread (or forum). This has become tiresome. It has indeed. Let's move on. Maybe I shouldn't say this, but thankfully Honorio has a "clean copy" of this topic in another part of the forum.
by Henrik
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 39
Views: 4414

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6

Honorio wrote:3 | Chaweewan Dumnern | Lam Toey Chaweewan | ¿?

I was hoping that you would find the year for me. ;)
by Henrik
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 207
Views: 37467

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Ok, so that’s another opinion from you, but it’s not what it is.
by Henrik
Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 207
Views: 37467

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

For me, a "Record of the Year" MUST be something that most people are aware of. I guess we have a pretty good idea of your opinion on this matter by now, Hymie. But as Honorio wrote, it’s a summary of the most acclaimed records. And based on all critics’ lists that have been collected her...
by Henrik
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 39
Views: 4414

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6

GROUP LAMBDA
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Sleeper Agent | That's My Baby
Tom Milsom | Cable Rat King
Jack Drag | We Could've Been Big

GROUP MU
Chaweewan Dumnern | Lam Toey Chaweewan
Mørland and Debrah Scarlett | A Monster Like Me
Marijata | I Walk Alone
The Front Lawn | Andy
by Henrik
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 67
Views: 20500

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

Question for anyone participating: It’s fairly easy for me to compare my favorite songs/albums, is there a metric any of you like use for ranking your favorite artists? I don’t even know where to start here! :| Here's my method: 1 pt per song in ANY Spotify playlist that is NOT in my Library so as ...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 207
Views: 37467

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Honorio, you discussed this ambitious project with me before your roll out and I loved your idea. It gives a very interesting perspective on different art forms. Educational and wonderful in every way. I’m sure there will be a lot more discussion when the rock era begins. Just one minor thing: one o...
by Henrik
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 67
Views: 20500

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

http://open.spotify.com/user/frazze/playlist/6MMnnwLMMl09dVM4GwDLKI 1. The Cure 2. Steely Dan 3. David Bowie 4. Prince 5. Björk 6. Bob Marley & The Wailers 7. Depeche Mode 8. Bruce Springsteen 9. Kraftwerk 10. Massive Attack 11. Sufjan Stevens 12. Stevie Wonder 13. Tom Waits 14. Dead Can Dance ...
by Henrik
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 38
Views: 5504

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5

GROUP IOTA
Jaga Jazzist - Tocatta
Youssou N’Dour - Leaving (Dem)
Game Theory - Like a Girl Jesus
Thrice - Image of the Invisible

GROUP KAPPA
Fishmans - Walking in the Rhythm
AURORA - Running with the Wolves
Bon Jovi - Only Lonely
Nightpool Neon - Perfume From Now On
by Henrik
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 38008

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs

For some reason I thought the deadline was March 15. Well, here is my list anyway. 1| Gimme Shelter 2| (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 3| Paint It Black 4| You Can't Always Get What You Want 5| Beast Of Burden 6| Wild Horses 7| Tumbling Dice 8| Sister Morphine 9| She's A Rainbow 10| Brown Sugar 11| Ju...
by Henrik
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 32
Views: 23269

Re: Suggest genre changes here

Sweepstakes Ron, I will be very grateful if you complete this list of changes. However, I can not promise when these changes will be implemented at AM. It requires some work to get everything right with the genres menu, the genre charts and the genre info on the album pages.
by Henrik
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 25
Views: 5513

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

This looks fun, but it wouldn’t make sense to me to focus on so few artists for a ”rock discography”. I don’t think any artist has more than 2 songs in my all time top 200.

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