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by Henrik
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4282

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: 8
Views: 76

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: 292

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: 4282

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: 29
Views: 520

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: 527

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: 452

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: 905

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: 390

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: 905

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: 463

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: 2328

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: 134
Views: 3231

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: 49
Views: 1003

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: 49
Views: 1003

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: 548

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: 905

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: 348

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: 4282

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: 5
Views: 191

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: 5
Views: 191

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: 5
Views: 191

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: 2328

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: 16
Views: 824

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: 247

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...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Radio X (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 311

Re: EOY 2017 - Radio X (UK)

I don't think this should be deemed eligible. An eoy list isn't automatically qualified beause the source has other lists on AM.
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 134
Views: 3231

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

I’d like to get thoughts on this: 1. Merge The Isley Brothers’ ”That Lady” and ”Who’s That Lady” and file under 1964. 2. Merge The Isley Brothers’ ”That Lady” and ”Who’s That Lady” and file under 1973. 3. Assume that the listed including ”Who’s That Lady” actually referred to ”That Lady” (1973 versi...
by Henrik
Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rockdelux Spanish lists
Replies: 38
Views: 655

Re: Rockdelux Spanish lists

Thanks Honorio!

Wonderful presentation of these RDL lists, which are always knowledgeable. For anyone interested in good music, this thread is a treasure.
by Henrik
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 1306

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

1. Wham! - Careless Whisper vs. 13. Quintette Hot Club de France - Nuages Honorio, we did the 1 - 16 opposite vote again! Yes, Henrik, but we can still be friends. I'll try to explain my vote but I'm afraid the answer is not going to be short. Well, let me begin by saying I was maybe too harsh with...
by Henrik
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 21
Views: 570

Re: 9825/1000: Round 1, Week 1

5 | Gene | For the Dead 6 | Blumfeld | Verstärker 14 | Death | The Philosopher 16 | Young Jeezy | Go Crazy 1 | Eric Bogle | And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda 7 | Bruce Springsteen | One Step Up 8 | The White Stripes | I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself 12 | The Hollies | Look Through Any Wi...
by Henrik
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 49
Views: 1003

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Shaun2oo3 wrote:Absolutely. Is it okay if I keep doing individual updates on this post so I have them all in one place until I have time to batch them like that?

Of course. Thanks!
by Henrik
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 49
Views: 1003

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Shaun, I am so grateful for your help!

However, could I ask you to make three playlists?
- unplayable songs
- wrong versions
- your new suggestions

This would make it a lot easier for me to catch up with you.
by Henrik
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Accessing AM Data
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: Accessing AM Data

No, there isn’t.

Your question makes perfect sense. It would be cool to have something like this, at some point...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 1306

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

Oddly, there are several songs here that I have always been surprised by how high they are on AM...! 4. Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand vs. 8. Heart - Barracuda 1. Wham! - Careless Whisper vs. 13. Quintette Hot Club de France - Nuages 10. NEU! - Hallogallo vs. 15. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse i...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 28
Views: 877

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

IMO, no other artist has ever been as reliable as Steely Dan were in the '70s. Every song from those albums are favourites of mine. 1. Steely Dan | Haitian Divorce 2. Steely Dan | Do It Again 3. Steely Dan | Black Cow 4. Steely Dan | Peg 5. Donald Fagen | I.G.Y. 6. Steely Dan | Kid Charlemagne 7. St...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 2323

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Songs 1. Benjamin Biolay & Jeanne Cherhal | Brandt rhapsodie 2. Fever Ray | Keep the Streets Empty for Me 3. Laura Veirs | July Flame 4. Fat Freddy's Drop | Big BW 5. Girls' Generation | Gee 6. Prefab Sprout | Sweet Gospel Music 7. El Perro Del Mar | Change of Heart 8. Sade | Soldier of Love 9. ...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 19023

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

panam wrote:Henrik, are you going to make playlists by countries?

I would like to do that, but I’m working on several other things as well, so it will have to wait a while.
by Henrik
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 134
Views: 3231

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Shania Twain's "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!" is from 1997, not 1999.
There should also be an exclamation mark after "Woman".

Listening to Haim got me here... :-?
by Henrik
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 3844

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Both Haim songs nominated in the 1001-2000 group. I'm looking forward to listen to them, to hopefully find out what I've been failing to hear before.
by Henrik
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 19023

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

I know this is a little bit premature but now that the site is up to date, does this mean you will go back to updating it the summer of each year or should we expect it to update later than that or before that? I will probably make a smaller update in spring, not doing much more than including the ...
by Henrik
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 19023

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

I know this is a little bit premature but now that the site is up to date, does this mean you will go back to updating it the summer of each year or should we expect it to update later than that or before that? I will probably make a smaller update in spring, not doing much more than including the ...
by Henrik
Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 134
Views: 3231

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

lagire wrote:isn't it Ice Cold Ice instead of Ice Cold Eyes for Husker Du Song?

:whistle:
by Henrik
Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 3844

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Sniff ’n’ the Tears - Driver’s Seat (6366)
by Henrik
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: A list of lists from stefanocarraro
Replies: 17
Views: 1367

Re: A list of lists from stefanocarraro

I just noticed that the Jazz24 lists from Stefano's original meta-list isn't on AM and doesn't appear to have been adjudicated. Here they are online, in case they can be eligible for the next update: http://www.jazz24.org/jazz-100/ http://www.jazz24.org/50-great-jazz-vocals/ It’s a listeners’ list,...
by Henrik
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 3844

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia (2864)

Thanks andyd1010 for the Sia correction.

There’s always someone who makes a positive comment on my choices! Seems like they could do really well in this game. But maybe you are just being extra nice to me after the site update... :D
by Henrik
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 3844

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Listyguy wrote:David Bowie - Wild Is the Wind (4762)

I was close to nominate Nina Simone's version (bubbler). It would be cool if someone does.
by Henrik
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 3844

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Maxwell - Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder) (5101)
by Henrik
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4282

Re: It has happened! Really!!

It’s only on the desktop version. On the home page (click on Years). In the spreadsheet, it won’t say NEW though, but you will see what albums that had no placement in the previous updates.

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