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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: 95

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: 2
Views: 115

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: 31
Views: 1021

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: 77
Views: 5564

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: 77
Views: 5564

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: 254

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: 254

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: 680

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: 680

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: 77
Views: 5564

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: 131

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: 31
Views: 1021

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: 455

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: 841

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: 116

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: 679

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: 3300

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: 1892

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: 2706

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: 141

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: 99

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: 11819

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: 3300

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: 170

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: 8185

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: 388

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: 344

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: 318

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: 318

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: 3300

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: 3300

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: 3300

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: 11819

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: 3300

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: 8185

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.
by Henrik
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of albums to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: List of albums to be added to AM 2017

Kingoftonga wrote:Now I'm getting excited!

Will 2015 albums be added to the update as well, or will there be a gap between 2014 and 2016?

They were added for the unofficial update last year.
by Henrik
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8185

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Bruno wrote:I'm surprised that "Me and your Mama" (Childish Gambino) is not on the 2016's list, amazing track.

Agreed. It came out late in the year, so it might appear in one or two 2017 eoy lists.
by Henrik
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8185

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

More than 100 2016 songs (almost 200) will be included in the update. "True Love Waits" should of course only be included once. I suppose the songs from previous years are not going to be in the final list so the order is gonna change a little bit The formula for the all-time ranking is c...
by Henrik
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8185

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

More than 100 2016 songs (almost 200) will be included in the update.

"True Love Waits" should of course only be included once.
by Henrik
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8185

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Here is another update of songs (maybe the last?) including a few Canadian and Metallica songs and all the songs chosen from the 2016 EOY spreadsheet. Maybe I'm a little blind but I don't see where the 2016 EOY spreadsheet is. http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=4418&s...
by Henrik
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8185

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Here is another update of songs (maybe the last?) including a few Canadian and Metallica songs and all the songs chosen from the 2016 EOY spreadsheet. And as always I'm grateful if I can get help with a Spotify playlist for these songs (in the same order as in the spreadsheet). Setherex' EOY 2016 p...
by Henrik
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of albums to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 207

List of albums to be added to AM 2017

As I have said before, no pre-2016 albums will be added in the coming update, but here are the albums chosen from the 2016 EOY spreadsheet.
by Henrik
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8185

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Here is another update of songs (maybe the last?) including a few Canadian and Metallica songs and all the songs chosen from the 2016 EOY spreadsheet.
by Henrik
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8185

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Question: is Milk and Honey's "Hallelujah" joining the ranks? I've seen it pop up on three different lists (the 1001 Israeli songs, the 500 Israeli songs, and the top 100 Jewish songs), but I don't know the minimum amount of lists to get a song onto AM. I know how ungrateful this sounds a...
by Henrik
Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Album genre lists from non-genre sources (currently ineligible)
Replies: 22
Views: 1315

Re: Album genre lists from non-genre sources (currently ineligible)

Treblezine (US) - Top 100 Indie Rock albums of the '00s (2017)
viewtopic.php?p=76970#p76970
by Henrik
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 331

Re: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)

Thanks RB!

I know I should forget about the playlist, but anyway it has "High and Dry" and "Fake Plastic Trees" instead of "Follow Me Around". Weird.
by Henrik
Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 290
Views: 11819

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

madzong wrote:One more :)

NME: 17 Must-Hear Dunedin Sound Classic Tracks (UK)
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5579

I'm afraid that this, like the Manchester list, is not eligible.
by Henrik
Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:37 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Calgary Herald (Canada) - Canada 150: 15 Artists. 150 Canadian Songs. (2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: Calgary Herald (Canada) - Canada 150: 15 Artists. 150 Canadian Songs. (2017)

Lindi Ortega also listed

Corb Lund - Dig Gravedigger Dig
by Henrik
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)
Replies: 14
Views: 350

Re: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)

StevieFan13 wrote:Is this one also eligible?

Yes!
by Henrik
Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 290
Views: 11819

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

lagire wrote:CCM - 100 Greatest Songs in Christian Music (2006)
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5531

Eligible

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