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by Henrik
Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 145
Views: 1605

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: 1167

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: 145
Views: 1605

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: 145
Views: 1605

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: 145
Views: 1605

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: 114
Views: 2538

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.
by Henrik
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

StevieFan13 wrote:
Henrik wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:Isn't U2's Party Girl from 1981, not '82?

How so?

It's from October which is listed on the site as being from '81.

You must have a reissue with bonus tracks. It’s not on the original album.
by Henrik
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

StevieFan13 wrote:Isn't U2's Party Girl from 1981, not '82?

How so?
by Henrik
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 145
Views: 1605

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Sorry for not reading the rules carefully...

Kristin Hersh & Michael Stipe - Your Ghost (3577)
by Henrik
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: Notes on EOY spreadsheets
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: Notes on EOY spreadsheets

Confirming here that I am taking responsibility again this year for the EOY Albums spreadsheet. I've already blanked out last year's spreadsheet and created rows for the current Mega-Critic top 100, so I'm good to go. Don't expect a spreadsheet post for quite a while, though - I'd like to wait at l...
by Henrik
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Bette Midler’s ”The Rose” is from 1979, not 1980.
by Henrik
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 145
Views: 1605

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

The Internet - Girl (bubbler)
by Henrik
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Uncut's Top 75 albums of 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Uncut's Top 75 albums of 2017

I have created a EOY 2017 forum and will put a copy of this topic there.

Thanks Mitchell!
by Henrik
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: Uncut's Top 75 albums of 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 428

Re: Uncut's Top 75 albums of 2017

I have created a EOY 2017 forum and will put a copy of this topic there.

Thanks Mitchell!
by Henrik
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: Notes on EOY spreadsheets
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Notes on EOY spreadsheets

Here are the criteria for how to determine whether a new source is eligible for the EOY albums/songs spreadsheet: 1. The Alexa.com rank should be less than 1,000,000 and the number of sites linking in should be more than 100. Both these criteria should preferably be met, but if one of the numbers is...
by Henrik
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: woman and man artists
Replies: 9
Views: 208

Re: woman and man artists

First of all, what a pleasure it is to see a female face on the forum! We've been hoping for more gender diversity here, so welcome! And from Russia on top of that! Really welcome! Though I see Nikitiyk already posted twice, but still. Anyway, interesting (and unusually formulated) request. I belie...
by Henrik
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Sorry to say that, Henrik, it's not very covenient. I check artists by artists on a letter and when i click on an artists, the artist menu disappear. I have to click again on artist menu and choose again the letter. and the scrollbar on left menu doesn't work :angry-banghead: Oh, now I see that it'...
by Henrik
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM songs with more than one popular/acclaimed version
Replies: 17
Views: 262

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

How about that for these songs the info Release Year: XXXX is replaced by Acclaimed and/or Popular Versions: Slimboy Fat - ”The Title Is This” on the Album ”The Title Is That” 1998 Slimboy Fat feat. The Funk Soul Brother - ”The Title Is This (Remix)” single 1999 The artist name would only be written...
by Henrik
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM songs with more than one popular/acclaimed version
Replies: 17
Views: 262

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

The man who sold the world (Bowie/Nirvana) is the first who come to my mind. Sorry, but I haven’t been clear enough. Covers are not what I had in mind here. It’s for singular AM entries that could be referred to multiple recordings (by the same artist). Even ATCQ’s ”Scenario” does not apply, as thi...
by Henrik
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM songs with more than one popular/acclaimed version
Replies: 17
Views: 262

AM songs with more than one popular/acclaimed version

I would like to provide information about different popular/acclaimed versions on the song pages. But I’m not sure exactly how it would be presented, so any suggestions are welcome. I’m thinking that this topic could be used to have a discussion about the presentation, but mainly for people to contr...
by Henrik
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 24
Views: 355

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Shaun2oo3 wrote:The hit single version is certainly what critics have in mind, not the version that appears on All Eyez On Me.

OK
by Henrik
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 24
Views: 355

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Isn’t the remix likely the version the critics have had in mind though?
by Henrik
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

the scrollbar of the left frame doesn't appears at all. More than that, when you click on an artist on the left menu, the artist menu disappear and back to the main menu. I think it will stay this way. Sorry to say that, Henrik, it's not very covenient. I check artists by artists on a letter and wh...
by Henrik
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

lagire wrote:the scrollbar of the left frame doesn't appears at all.
More than that, when you click on an artist on the left menu, the artist menu disappear and back to the main menu.

I think it will stay this way.
by Henrik
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 145
Views: 1605

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Sia - Breathe (8427)
by Henrik
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Times Live’s list of South African songs is unranked.
by Henrik
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 114
Views: 2538

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Jirin wrote:I think a sortable list like They Shoot Pictures Don't They would do better than just having a big list on one page.

How do you like it now? :greetings-waveyellow:
by Henrik
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 114
Views: 2538

Re: It has happened! Really!!

In case I wasn’t clear, I’m not suggesting deleting the albums and songs that are bubbling under; I’d just rather see a ranking next to each of them. It seems to me the bubblers are already listed by acclaim, i.e. the first bubbler for a given year appears to be more acclaimed than the last entry l...
by Henrik
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 20 Greatest U2 Songs
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: UNCUT - 20 Greatest U2 Songs

I just needed to search the forum for Uncut and then Smiths.

http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3794&p=54948&hilit=uncut+smiths#p54948

Top 20 lists for Leonard Cohen, The Byrds and Gram Parsons.
by Henrik
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Summary of artist lists with 11-29 songs
Replies: 4
Views: 117

Re: Artist lists of 11-29 songs

StevieFan13 wrote:I posted the RS Germany REM list in another thread, but I’ll move it here.

Keep it there and link to it here.
by Henrik
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Summary of artist lists with 11-29 songs
Replies: 4
Views: 117

Summary of artist lists with 11-29 songs

These have not been eligible up until now, but let’s collect links to all of them here and then let’s see what to do. Maybe the new limit will be set to 20 songs.

Only lists from multiple writers.

http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6031
by Henrik
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 145
Views: 1605

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Dubstar - Stars (bubbler)
by Henrik
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

FYI, I'm not going to fix spelling errors, broken links and other things that affects multiple pages. Maybe later but not during the next few days. What I meant was multiple types of pages (year, artist, country, genre). Some of these, when artists should be merged, might affect the artist ranking ...
by Henrik
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 20
Views: 1996

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
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Discussion about further inclusion of critics' lists
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Discussion about further inclusion of critics' lists

I probably shouldn't do this, as I've said I'm going to relax a bit after the update, but anyway... So far, I have not included artist lists of less than 30 songs and genre-specific lists from non-genre sources. I think I might open up these criteria though. Lists of artist's best songs (maybe album...
by Henrik
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

"Returnal" is listed twice on ANOHNI's page.
by Henrik
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Rating changes (Allmusic, Scaruffi, etc.) - Update 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Rating changes (Allmusic, Scaruffi, etc.) - Update 2017

New place for reporting of rating changes, or missing ratings on AM.
by Henrik
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Rating Lists (All Music, Christgau, Scaruffi ...)
Replies: 2
Views: 364

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

Hi lagire (and everyone)!

Here's a spreadsheet of all ratings from all rating sources included in the last AM update.
by Henrik
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 24
Views: 355

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

The version of Strange Fruit on the playlist is a rerecording. Original is here: https://open.spotify.com/track/2SeFkqG1ovpXVG0LSUGKjL Isn’t it the other way around? When I click on your link I am directed to the ”Lady Sings the Blues” album from 1956 and the production does not sound like it was r...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 167

Re: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow

BleuPanda wrote:Do you think the change to Best of the B-Sides sounds appropriate? I do like that section, and there's definitely enough there to make a full tournament.

Sure.
by Henrik
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 167

Re: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow

I was going to say that if you don’t really think the unacclaimed songs from albums on AM (or the whole group 8) are the spirit of the game, then it’s probably better not to include them at all.

Anyway, sorry to interfere. It’s your game.
by Henrik
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 167

Re: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow

Are we allowed to submit songs that still aren’t on the site? As long as they fall under the final category, bubblers and unacclaimed songs from albums featured on the site. This is a really big group, that I'm sure will be filled first. Edit: Sorry to be that guy (again), but could they not be two...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Hall of fame Lists
Replies: 21
Views: 1769

Re: Hall of fame Lists

Added Decibel - Metal Hall of fame All others lists also checked. I noticed that Consequence of Sound (USA) - Masterpiece Reviews, In Deep Music Archive, Harvard's Hip Hop Archive, Sounds of Australia Archive are not in AM. I put in red all new additions since the new AM update, is is OK for you he...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Top Songs Playlists By Year on Apple Music: 1944-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 463

Re: AM Top Songs Playlists By Year on Apple Music: 1944-2016

Henrik, Apple's model is different from Spotify's. I don't think your plan of just adding "Apple Music links" to the spreadsheet will work. I don't know of any way to generate Apple Music playlists from such a list. For example, here is the Apple Music link to "Like A Rolling Stone&q...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 114
Views: 2538

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Romain wrote:Thanks to Henrik (and all the helpers). You make my day, but my boss will not be as happy as me :-)

Yeah, one thing about the new design is that it’s not good for watching in the office.
by Henrik
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Thanks Henrik, looks good. It may just be me, but the spreadsheets don't seem to appear on the mobile version. I deliberately removed them there, as it is quite difficult to view the spreadsheets on a mobile phone. Do you want them back? No if it's deliberate that's fine. I only noticed because I w...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

JohnnyBGoode wrote:Thanks Henrik, looks good. It may just be me, but the spreadsheets don't seem to appear on the mobile version.

I deliberately removed them there, as it is quite difficult to view the spreadsheets on a mobile phone. Do you want them back?
by Henrik
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 102
Views: 1485

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

StevieFan13 wrote:Oh well. Guess we know what's coming up in the next update.

I will probably take it easier during winter and then try to make a spring update including the 2017 eoy lists, but not much more than that.

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