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by Henrik
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2017 Albums: AM All-Time Top 3000 Predictions
Replies: 4
Views: 167

Re: 2017 Albums: AM All-Time Top 3000 Predictions

I will just add the eoy lists so don’t expect much else to happen.
by Henrik
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Age and creativity - Film and music case study
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Re: Age and creativity - Film and music case study

Interesting analysis, HereLiesTomy. Thanks for sharing! I remember that we had a discussion about this - that the artists behind the top 100 albums were in their twenties when they released them - several years ago in the forum. It surprised me a lot. I never could have guessed that almost all of th...
by Henrik
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Sufjan Stevens' last singles
Replies: 5
Views: 177

Sufjan Stevens' last singles

In the 2017 eoy lists "Tonya Harding (in D Major)" is only mentioned once and "Mystery of Love" is not mentioned at all. These songs were both released early in December and are nothing but masterpieces (currently ranked 18th and 1st of 2017 at RYM - "Mystery of Love" a...
by Henrik
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 236
Views: 14964

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Question: why are the Bee Gees still considered Australian? They were all born in the UK and lived/made the majority of their music there. They only lived in Australia for three or so years in the '60s. For artists the country info is flexible ("Born, raised and/or currently living in..."...
by Henrik
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New update on the update
Replies: 6
Views: 168

New update on the update

I think I can say now that the coming site update, where 2017 albums and songs will be added to the all-time lists, will be sometime in July.
by Henrik
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (10) June 15
Replies: 13
Views: 1099

Re: MCCh 2018 (10) June 15

Kids See Ghosts barely in the top 50 and no Kanye even among the bubbling unders!!! You expected it to be? Well, I know that YE has been bashed by many critics, but I have mostly followed RYM recently, where it actually almost has the same rating as TLOP. And KSG might be in RYM’s top 5 of 2018 in ...
by Henrik
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (10) June 15
Replies: 13
Views: 1099

Re: MCCh 2018 (10) June 15

Kids See Ghosts barely in the top 50 and no Kanye even among the bubbling unders!!!
by Henrik
Wed May 30, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik
Replies: 18
Views: 613

AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik

Woo hoo!! Here's a report from Helsinki, where three adult men had plain fun for a whole incredible weekend! http://acclaimedmusic.net/am_meetings/OWTF4211_.jpg Moonbeam, Henrik and Petri. Moonbeam and Petri had already met a few times before I joined them on Friday evening, quickly establishing the...
by Henrik
Tue May 22, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artists That Will Gain Acclaim Over Time
Replies: 23
Views: 954

Re: Artists That Will Gain Acclaim Over Time

Cunninlynguists and iamamiwhoami

At some point critics will catch up with RYM, no?
by Henrik
Tue May 22, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Beatles acclaim peak
Replies: 17
Views: 656

Beatles acclaim peak

I didn't want to destroy the Artists That Will Gain Acclaim Over Time topic, but the comments on The Beatles in that topic got me wondering if their acclaim is still peaking. If it isn't, when was the peak? I think the acclaim for Sgt. Pepper peaked some 30-40 years ago. Same thing with their early ...
by Henrik
Sun May 20, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Update the All Time Top 10.000 songs
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: Update the All Time Top 10.000 songs

Hi handstomyself! There’s no certain answer to this I’m afraid. See http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6729 Thanks for answering! I'm looking further to see if Selena Gomez's Bad Liar is going to make it It definitely will, since it is #21 in the 2017 end of year spreadshe...
by Henrik
Sun May 20, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Update the All Time Top 10.000 songs
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: Update the All Time Top 10.000 songs

Hi handstomyself! There’s no certain answer to this I’m afraid.

See viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6729
by Henrik
Sun May 20, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artists That Will Gain Acclaim Over Time
Replies: 23
Views: 954

Re: Artists That Will Gain Acclaim Over Time

StevieFan13 wrote:For whatever reason Avicii was the first to come to mind.

Good call.
by Henrik
Sun May 20, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #1: Henrik & Rob
Replies: 6
Views: 381

Re: AM real life May meeting #1: Henrik & Rob

I'm probably going to be in Sweden this August with my mother. We go on a trip in August every year, so far we've gone to places around North America. She suggested Iceland, I said good idea, and listen a couple more places in Europe I wanted to go to, and she latched onto the Sweden idea because m...
by Henrik
Fri May 18, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #1: Henrik & Rob
Replies: 6
Views: 381

AM real life May meeting #1: Henrik & Rob

Rob is visiting Stockholm for a VR_Sci festival and we met this evening for a Swedish burger and a pleasant stroll in the Old Town. We had good conversations mostly about music and movies. Here we are on a square in the Old Town: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/am_meetings/IMG_1711.jpg Thanks for a gr...
by Henrik
Wed May 16, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Deep melody / bassline-driven songs
Replies: 11
Views: 594

Re: Deep melody / bassline-driven songs

When I think of bass-driven songs, this is off the top of my head: "Forget Me Nots" by the incredibly talented Patrice Rushen. The bass in this song is too good: groovy, seductive, it is technical but sounds so effortless. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Amzp7W0RkPA Also one of my favouri...
by Henrik
Tue May 15, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Deep melody / bassline-driven songs
Replies: 11
Views: 594

Re: Deep melody / bassline-driven songs

StevieFan13 wrote:Papa Was a Rollin' Stone by the Temptations has one of the best basslines of any song I can think of.

And it is one of my favourite songs.
by Henrik
Tue May 15, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Deep melody / bassline-driven songs
Replies: 11
Views: 594

Deep melody / bassline-driven songs

Over the last years I have realised that I am fond of songs that are mostly built around a deep bassline, with some high notes/elements. Some examples are Underworld's "Dark and Long", Andy Stott's "New Romantic" and yaeji's "raingurl". Recommendations in a similar vein...
by Henrik
Wed May 09, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Update on the update
Replies: 10
Views: 996

Re: Update on the update

In the spreadsheet for the all-time songs poll, I want to include information for the AM rank for the songs. However, since I believed the update would occur in Spring, I've so far held off on adding anything. However, with the further delay, I want to know if I should start adding them now or cont...
by Henrik
Sun May 06, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paste artist lists
Replies: 0
Views: 198

Paste artist lists

Paste artist lists with >10 songs and posted "By Paste Staff". The 15 Best Arcade Fire Songs (2017) 1. Wake Up 2. Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) 3. The Suburbs 4. Rebellion (Lies) 5. Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) 6. Keep the Car Running 7. Ready to Start 8. Reflektor 9. Neighborhood #3...
by Henrik
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (07) April 30
Replies: 7
Views: 1594

Re: MCCh 2018 (07) April 30

Thanks Otisredding!

Weird that Kacey Musgraves still only has 9 ratings. The 22 other sources avoid country pop, or what?
by Henrik
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Update on the update
Replies: 10
Views: 996

Re: Update on the update

Just a question about something I was unsure about, the last update didn't include any album lists outside of the EOY albums of 2015 and 2016 did it? And I suspect we don't get these next time? Hopefully the vast amount of album lists that have been put together by Pierre, StevieFan, lagire and oth...
by Henrik
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Update on the update
Replies: 10
Views: 996

Update on the update

I think no one has asked yet, but maybe some of you have started to wonder when the next site update is going to happen. Since I announced that only include the 2017 end of year lists (both albums and songs) and no all-time lists would be added, some of you might have been thinking that the update w...
by Henrik
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (06) April 15
Replies: 5
Views: 1696

Re: MCCh 2018 (06) April 15

It’s really time to thank you again, Otisredding. You’re doing a fantastic job with this chart, as always! :greetings-waveyellow:

Very unusual to have a leader with only 8 ratings.
by Henrik
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 7237

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

Thanks BleuPanda for the final countdown of the female polls. Fantastic! Now take a well deserved break!

The top 7 were all in my personal top 9. I am absolutely sure this has never happened before. It’s time to get a bit more obscure again, I guess.
by Henrik
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 08
Replies: 19
Views: 864

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 08

David McCallum - The Edge
by Henrik
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 7237

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

I want to apologize for the delay in this. My job suddenly got really busy, so I haven't had any free time like normal to post updates. Additionally, the website I was featured on about seven years ago has been caught up in a big controversy, and I contributed to a public document listing our griev...
by Henrik
Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 10.000 Songs, 10.000 Opinions: The Collection
Replies: 29
Views: 3607

Re: 10.000 Songs, 10.000 Opinions: The Collection

Rob, I will miss your reviews, but as someone who has felt exhausted by my AM work for a while, I understand you well. I hope no one takes offense if I say that I think your collection of opinions towers above almost everything else that has been written in the forum. I still consider adding links t...
by Henrik
Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 81
Views: 4843

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Shaun, I have finally checked your playlists. While most songs sound great, there are some songs where I question the version and some that I can't play at all. I have made two playlists, "AM Wrong for Henrik" with comments and "AM Available for Henrik" where I hope that you will...
by Henrik
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Rating Lists (All Music, Christgau, Scaruffi ...)
Replies: 6
Views: 1189

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

Hi Henrik, i have filled the excel file with the ratings from 1991/1990/1988 & 87/86 Version of Guide du cd. Just miss the 1989 Version, but i don't think there's many others missings. I also added the changes or missings ratings found in the error thread. Thanks lagire. However, remember that ...
by Henrik
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 07
Replies: 19
Views: 739

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 07

Why did CSS make it and not The Bottle, both with 7 votes and The Bottle was a new song?
by Henrik
Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 138
Views: 8012

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Listyguy wrote:
Hymie wrote:No offense, zombeels, but I have to say, the lack of black music in your top 1,000 is quite shocking to me.

Oh hello Bruce

Again (like in another recent topic, where a situation like this arose), to each his own taste and stay friendly everyone.
by Henrik
Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 236
Views: 14964

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

The Clean song "Tally Ho" Appears on the clash page! As a consequence, there's no entry for this group This is not an AM error. The Clean was actually The Clash under a different name, a response to the early Clash fans who thought London Calling’s sound was too clean. It doesn’t stop the...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: E! - Top 20 de las mejores canciones del rock en español
Replies: 9
Views: 1928

Re: E! - Top 20 de las mejores canciones del rock en español

I won't use the reverse order, just because it seems to be that way. If they don't say it is listed in reverse, I have to assume that this is how they wanted it. No? Actually, it seems like a Press Note and not a E! Latin American special, the same article was part in other website and repeat xactl...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 236
Views: 14964

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Listyguy wrote:Why are there two versions of Suzanne Vega's "Tom's Dinner" on the AM list? I thought remixes were consolidated with the original song.

Because it was released with DNA as the main artist, featuring SV.
by Henrik
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 236
Views: 14964

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

pauldrach wrote:Viet Cong and Preoccupations should probably be combined under one artist entry.

This is already the case, isn't it?
by Henrik
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 236
Views: 14964

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

I feel very strange that you make 3 different lists for 1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) one for 2010 , one for 2015 and one for french version. It's lists which evolved with times. i only hope that you give in total for these 3 lists a same coefficient ...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: E! - Top 20 de las mejores canciones del rock en español
Replies: 9
Views: 1928

Re: E! - Top 20 de las mejores canciones del rock en español

I won't use the reverse order, just because it seems to be that way. If they don't say it is listed in reverse, I have to assume that this is how they wanted it. No?
by Henrik
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 7237

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/gxTFCu3.png?1 137. Britney Spears Score: 225.68 (Votes: 4) Ranked Albums: none Ranked Songs: Toxic (#40), Baby One More Time (#233) Biggest Fan(s): Neil (#7), Bruno (#22) I'm sorry, but I find it beyond offensive that this hack is ranked higher than an all time great like Dinah ...
by Henrik
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Semifinals
Replies: 21
Views: 861

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Semifinals

Krurze wrote:
BleuPanda wrote:Neighborhood #1
Sinnerman


Dito!

Same here.
by Henrik
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Grand Final
Replies: 26
Views: 1084

Re: 9825/10000: Grand Final

Yay, thanks Bang Jan! Great game!
by Henrik
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 05
Replies: 18
Views: 729

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 05

Alright, this week I’ll nominate something that’s considered a classic by many.

Underworld - Dark and Long
by Henrik
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 7237

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

Thanks for the Nordic collaboration, Petri!

Who else voted for Lisa Gerrard? :greetings-waveyellow:
by Henrik
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: REMINDER : Missing Votes !! AMF WC Classics Edition 04
Replies: 49
Views: 1691

Re: REMINDER : Missing Votes !! AMF WC Classics Edition 04

Night Crawler feat. Dana Jean Phoenix - Genesis
by Henrik
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: REMINDER : Missing Votes !! AMF WC Classics Edition 04
Replies: 49
Views: 1691

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 04

It seems Henrik thought that one 10 minute plus song by Isaac Hayes in a list of 20 songs isn't enough and added an even longer song by the man. Love the audacity. Though this is the first week I didn't vote for mister Hayes. Not because a lack of appreciation, but because of the ridiculous competi...
by Henrik
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: REMINDER : Missing Votes !! AMF WC Classics Edition 04
Replies: 49
Views: 1691

Re: REMINDER : Missing Votes !! AMF WC Classics Edition 04

I am shocked that Isaac Hayes' "Ike's Mood/You've Lost that Lovin' Feelin'" only has my vote. :( :( I think it is hurt by the other Isaac Hayes track. With so many strong choices it invites you to vote for only one of them. Ike's Mood is pretty great, but I think Walk On By is the best of...
by Henrik
Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: REMINDER : Missing Votes !! AMF WC Classics Edition 04
Replies: 49
Views: 1691

Re: REMINDER : Missing Votes !! AMF WC Classics Edition 04

I am shocked that Isaac Hayes' "Ike's Mood/You've Lost that Lovin' Feelin'" only has my vote. :( :(
by Henrik
Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 70
Views: 19383

Re: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Another update, including Screenagers from Poland. Top 100: 1 (1) Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE. 2 (2) Lorde - Green Light 3 (3) Kendrick Lamar - DNA. 4 (4) Cardi B - Bodak Yellow 5 (5) Future - Mask Off / Mask Off (Remix feat. Kendrick Lamar) 6 (6) Charli XCX - Boys 7 (7) Arcade Fire - Everything Now 8 (...

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