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by Henrik
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 24
Views: 357

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4

luney6 wrote:The Kinks - Shangri-La

The Mamas and the Papas - Dream a Little Dream of Me

Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information

Noir Desir - Tostaky (Le Continent)

Teena Marie - Lovergirl

Wir sind Helden - Guten Tag

Justice - Waters of Nazareth

Pixies - Alec Eiffel

:violence-duel:

Again, dammit! :D
by Henrik
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Why not admit the lists of Anthony Fantano? (Time to rules for video music critics)
Replies: 5
Views: 175

Re: Why not admit the lists of Anthony Fantano? (Time to rules for video music critics)

There are over 100 eoy lists from each year, which I think is definitely enough Henrik, i don't know why you say that. Does it means that new Sites or critics with eoy list will be not included on AM? I’m only saying that I probably don’t think it would be a good idea to open up the rules (allowing...
by Henrik
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Why not admit the lists of Anthony Fantano? (Time to rules for video music critics)
Replies: 5
Views: 175

Re: Why not admit the lists of Anthony Fantano? (Time to rules for video music critics)

He's still a single person, and there are rules against that regardless of how many subscribers he has. I'm talking about changing rules. People like Scaruffi does count, why not a person that reviews more than 120 albums per year and it's follow by a half a million people? The multiple staff rule ...
by Henrik
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 8
Views: 111

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 4

Good week overall! 1 | Jenny Hval | Female Vampire 2 | O.C. Smith | Little Green Apples 3 | Stevie Wonder | Overjoyed 4 | Chris Montez | Let's Dance 1 | Years & Years | King 2 | Prince & The New Power Generation | Money Don't Matter 2 Night 3 | Creedence Clearwater Revival | Ramble Tamble 4 ...
by Henrik
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 16
Views: 1924

Re: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Setherex: Thanks for doing the Spotify playlist again! It’s no rush but when do you think it will be ready? (I figured it would be better to ask than to continue checking several times per day if you have added it to your post above.) Sweepstakes Ron: Thanks for your work and good luck with the exam...
by Henrik
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 61
Views: 1166

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

In the Broken playlist, I can play all songs except ”Genius of Love” and ”The Wind”. How about these instead?


by Henrik
Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 61
Views: 1166

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

My interpretation was of one playlist for songs that would be replacing songs that currently play, but in a wrong version, and another playlist of songs that can replace entries which don't play at all. I'll try to have this organized in the way you suggest before I've reached 3,000. Do you mean a ...
by Henrik
Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 61
Views: 1166

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Yes, and if it’s not too much work a list of the wrong version tracks as well. Would that be ok?
by Henrik
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 61
Views: 1166

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

I don't think I follow you. In one playlist I put all the songs that are present in a wrong version, and in the other playlist I put all the available songs that are currently blanked altogether on the official playlist. But I'm happy to organize these any way you wish, I think I just don't underst...
by Henrik
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 61
Views: 1166

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Or maybe your lists include the wrong versions after all. Sometimes they seem right, sometimes wrong. I think we have several cases like ”Strange Fruit”. This is very confusing...
by Henrik
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 61
Views: 1166

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

The playlists are now updated through the top 2000 songs. Wow thanks!!! Do you have a list of your new suggestions? I couldn’t find one. Oh wait, your playlists includes the new suggestions, not the broken/wrong versions. This is great, but may I ask for another list with all the broken and wrong v...
by Henrik
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 61
Views: 1166

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Shaun2oo3 wrote:The playlists are now updated through the top 2000 songs.

Wow thanks!!!

Do you have a list of your new suggestions? I couldn’t find one.
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 141
Views: 3501

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Peter Bjorn and John’s ”Young Folks” features Victoria Bergsman.
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 24
Views: 357

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4

The Kinks - Shangri-La vs. Edith Piaf - Milord The Mamas and the Papas - Dream a Little Dream of Me vs. Miles Davis - All Blues Maxwell - Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder) vs. Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms vs. Noir Desir - Tostaky (Le Continent) Teen...
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 24
Views: 357

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4

BleuPanda wrote:
Henrik wrote:
BleuPanda, may I ask you to include Spotify songs from AM even if they are not playable in the US?



I have added it, I think? I didn't realize that was an option.

Yes, it's there now. Thanks!
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 30
Views: 1133

Re: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)

Nick wrote:I will never, ever, ever understand the appeal of "Bodak Yellow". Ever.

That’s refreshing to hear. I thought I was just getting old.
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 24
Views: 357

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4

Edith Piaf - Milord Miles Davis - All Blues Maxwell - Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder) Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms Michel Fugain - Une Belle Histoire Passion Pit - Take a Walk Angel Olsen - White Fire Joan Jett - Bad Reputation Top-heavy. I generally like my losers from the first four matches more ...
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band

I could provide a spreadsheet of the current gender and artist/band info, but would anyone be interested in doing the work mentioned in the first post?

There has been a few comments, but I thought these lists would generate more discussion, tbh.
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 24
Views: 357

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4


BleuPanda, may I ask you to include Spotify songs from AM even if they are not playable in the US?
by Henrik
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rockdelux Spanish lists
Replies: 39
Views: 741

Re: Rockdelux Spanish lists

Thanks again, Honorio! :obscene-drinkingcheers:
by Henrik
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 141
Views: 3501

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

2. Shouldn’t “Stan” by Eminem Feat. Dido show on Dido’s page in the same way that “Crazy in Love” shows on Jay-Z’s page This has been discussed before. It was decided that "Stan" should not be shown on Dido's page since it's a sample. Dido's vocals were not recorded for this song. Other t...
by Henrik
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 235

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3

I like a lot of novelty songs and I hope I don't sound too negative here, but "If You Wanna Be Happy" and especially "The Purple People Eater" are perfect examples of AM songs I hear and can't help thinking "There are millions of better songs than this, even if I only consid...
by Henrik
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 235

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3

1 | Alphaville | Forever Young 2 | Nick Drake | Time of No Reply 3 | Stevie Wonder | Heaven Help Us All 4 | Suuns | 2020 1 | Bobby Womack | Please Forgive My Heart 2 | Black Box Recorder | The Facts of Life 3 | Alexander Robotnick | Problèmes d'amour 4 | Jimmy Soul | If You Wanna Be Happy 1 | A Cert...
by Henrik
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 654

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3

A big big big week in term of quality. Almost only top quality songs. Thanks to all the nominators. Mick Jagger - Memo from Turner vs. Caribou - Melody Day Cocteau Twins - Lorelei vs. Wolf Parade - I'll Believe in Anything dEUS - Suds & Soda vs. The Smiths - I Know It's Over Big Star - Holocaust...
by Henrik
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4454

Re: It has happened! Really!!

The ”History” link is between ”Critics’ Lists” and ”About” on the AM main site (replacing ”Updates”). Not on mobile/small screens.
by Henrik
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 16
Views: 222

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3

Loving the Alien
When Love Breaks Down

Also posted my votes in the week 2 topic.
by Henrik
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 21
Views: 330

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2

Loving the Alien
When Love Breaks Down
by Henrik
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4454

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Bruno wrote:Henrik, the update is really amazing!

Thanks a LOT!

Thanks Bruno!

New history pages have been added. Link from the top line.
by Henrik
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When did rock die?
Replies: 34
Views: 726

Re: When did rock die?

The parent genres are alphabetically sorted, so the third parent genre is just as important as the second, and so on.

Nevertheless, great job jonatan!
by Henrik
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM songs with more than one popular/acclaimed version
Replies: 20
Views: 552

Re: AM songs with more than one popular/acclaimed version

Related to this subject, I have a question: Has "Never Be Alone" actually received acclaim outside of the "We Are Your Friends" version? It seems weird to have We Are Your Friends marked as 2004, and having just listened to the 'original,' it feels more like "We Are Your Fr...
by Henrik
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY Songs - Source Checklist
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Re: EOY Songs - Source Checklist

TVFan365 wrote:I have seen lists from:

Cosmopolitan
The Fader
Radio X
Time Out London
Uproxx
Vanity Fair

Are any of these eligible?

If they fulfil these criteria: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=6049
by Henrik
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 43
Views: 999

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2

No worries, Honorio! :D

This week’s conflict would have been (well now it’s a fact, after all) with Dan. Sleigh Bells is definitely my #16. Makes my ears bleed, ha ha. And it’s up against my nomination, nonetheless!
by Henrik
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 432

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 2

1 | The Blue Nile | From a Late Night Train 2 | Peter Tosh | Equal Rights 3 | Tricky Woo | Fly the Orient (credit for being one year ahead of The Hives) 4 | Canibus | Second Round K.O. Pass on second group (meh) 1 | Miossec | Regarde un peu la France 2 | Wild Nothing | Chinatown 3 | The Techniques |...
by Henrik
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 43
Views: 999

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2

Monty Python - Always Look on the Bright Side of Life Unknown Mortal Orchestra - So Good at Being in Trouble 16 Horsepower - Haw Elliot Smith - Memory Lane Fastball - The Way Dubstars - Stars Steely Dan - Aja The Joubert Singers - Stand on the Word I have decided to stop the 1-16 ranking because 1) ...
by Henrik
Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Rating Lists (All Music, Christgau, Scaruffi ...)
Replies: 4
Views: 482

Re: Rating Lists (All Music, Christgau, Scaruffi ...)

Here are some ratings for albums not on AM.
by Henrik
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 26
Views: 2378

Re: Suggest genre changes here

I have a technical question about how to download the genres into an excel file. I am interested in (1) the parent genres of the top 3000 albums. I can access those by clicking on each album, and writing them down. But perhaps there is an easier way? And (2) genres and parent genres for the top son...
by Henrik
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 141
Views: 3501

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

lagire wrote:Il était une fois link is broken
Henrik, i think many of french and latin link are broken

Yes, I have forgotten to remove the accents for the links.
by Henrik
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 61
Views: 1166

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

You also need to use the spotifyplaylist bbcode.
by Henrik
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 61
Views: 1166

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Thanks Shaun!

For a playlist to be playable here you need to remove the s in https.
by Henrik
Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Latin Grammy Awards
Replies: 7
Views: 562

Re: Latin Grammy Awards

by Henrik
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 43
Views: 999

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2

Not available in the US?

by Henrik
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)
Replies: 13
Views: 378

Re: EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)

I will still never understand why we take Record of the Year but not Song of the Year into consideration. Record of the Year of the year only takes the proudction and vocals into considerations not the lyrics. Song of the Year takes the lyrics into consideration. So they both make up the whole of w...
by Henrik
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4454

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Does the fact that those 4 US Rolling Stones lists are essentially saying the same thing change anything about their weight? Yes, definitely. If those 6 lists (4 RS USA + 2 RS Ger) were from different sources, the song would be higher. The US and German RS magazines are counted as different entitie...
by Henrik
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band

Thanks again Henrik! Looks great! Although I had realised that male solo artists and primary vocal bands dominate the album list it was still shocking to see that only 12,6 % of the albums can be counted as albums by female solo artists or female primary vocal bands. Female solo artists 251/3000 Fe...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band

On mobiles the left menu is shown instead of the lists, when you click the links. I will fix this tomorrow evening.
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band

It was suggested in this topic that AM should have lists separated by gender. Here are early draft lists of the top AM albums and songs, divided by gender and also if it's a solo artist or a band. Top Albums by Female Solo Artists Top Albums by Female (Primary Vocal) Bands Top Albums by Male Solo Ar...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 26
Views: 2378

Re: Suggest genre changes here

jonatan wrote:Is there any news about this?

Sorry, I totally forgot about the spreadsheet I promised. Added to my to-do list...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)
Replies: 18
Views: 951

Re: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)

Honestly don't know how to handle this for the spreadsheet. The "editor's list" is way too arbitrary in its methodology to be included, but I can't see including the entirety of this staff list either. Maybe cut it off at 3 points, or even just the top 11? Henrik, your thoughts? I'd say a...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - BBC Radio 6 Music (UK)
Replies: 2
Views: 270

Re: EOY 2017 - BBC Music 6 Music (UK)

As discussed last year EOY 2016 - BBC Music 6 Music (UK) the 6 music list seemed to be included in 2014 (the entries on the spreadsheet under 'BBC Music' (column DG) appear to match this http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/s790szKLSc1l3n9Fqwxl9F/6-musics-albums-of-the-year-2014 ) 'BBC Music' w...

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