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by Henrik
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: Notes on EOY spreadsheets
Replies: 0
Views: 114

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
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY 2018: Request for subforum creation/a few notes
Replies: 2
Views: 231

Re: EOY 2018: Request for subforum creation/a few notes

Thousand thanks, Harold!!! :happy-partydance: The new subforum is up.
by Henrik
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Grand Final
Replies: 20
Views: 505

Re: 6001/6096: Grand Final

1 | Ofra Haza | Im nin'alu
2 | Chris Isaak | Blue Hotel
3 | Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere In Summertime
4 | Bob Dylan | You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
5 | Peter Gabriel | Red Rain
6 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
by Henrik
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (19) October 31
Replies: 5
Views: 2516

Re: MCCh 2018 (19) October 31

Not a good day for artists named Field something.

Thanks for all the updates since the last time I thanked you, Otisredding! :music-guitarred:
by Henrik
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 1532

Re: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 3

1 | Little Anthony and The Imperials | Hurt So Bad 3 | Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere In Summertime 4 | Al Green | Look What You Done for Me 6 | Spandau Ballet | Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On) 10 | M.A.N.D.Y. vs. Booka Shade | Body Language 2 | Chris Isaak | Blue Hotel 5 | Björk &...
by Henrik
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: End of the decade is coming, predictions for top 5 EOD toppers?
Replies: 17
Views: 2111

Re: End of the decade is coming, predictions for top 5 EOD toppers?

Unfortunately, I think good kid, m.A.A.d. city will be hurt by the fact that critics will refuse to put two Kendrick Lamar albums in the top four. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and To Pimp a Butterfly will probably be the top two, and I could see either taking the top spot. Channel Orange shoul...
by Henrik
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 17
Views: 1662

Re: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 2

4 | The Rolling Stones | Torn and Frayed 5 | Killer Mike | Reagan 8 | Peter Gabriel | Red Rain 9 | The Chills | Heavenly Pop Hit 10 | The Jarmels | A Little Bit of Soap 1 | Ofra Haza | Im nin'alu 2 | Tame Impala | Solitude Is Bliss 3 | Frankie Valli | Grease 6 | Bob Dylan | Lily, Rosemary and the Ja...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 53
Views: 8716

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The Flaming Lips’ ”Bad Days” is from 1994, not 1995.
Green Day's "Brain Stew" is from 1995, not 1996.
Ani DiFranco’s ”You Had Time” is from 1994, not 1995.
by Henrik
Wed Oct 24, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Correction to Spotify Top 10,000 Playlist?
Replies: 2
Views: 726

Re: Correction to Spotify Top 10,000 Playlist?

You can post in this topic: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6021

In this topic, Shaun2oo3 provided a lot of suggestions prior to the last update. There were some exceptions, but most suggestions were taken.

Thanks and welcome to the forum!
by Henrik
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 1
Replies: 15
Views: 1812

Re: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 1

1 | Sonic Youth | Silver Rocket 2 | Bob Dylan | You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go 3 | Metallica | Creeping Death 9 | Fuck Buttons | Olympians 10 | Franz Ferdinand | Michael 4 | The Saints | Know Your Product 5 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream 6 | Public Enemy | Can't Truss It 7 | The Raide...
by Henrik
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 53
Views: 8716

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Nick wrote:The Bruce Springsteen song “Wrecking Ball” should be a 2012 song, not a 2010 song.

A live recording was released as a single in 2010.
by Henrik
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LGBT-themed Songs
Replies: 87
Views: 40525

Re: LGBT-themed Songs

Fab. Thanks Henrik! I've added your playlist to the opening post. A lot of research went into this thread. It could probably do with a few changes, though (like renaming it LGBTQ+ Songs to make it more inclusive, adding more suggestions from others in the opening post, and doing even more research ...
by Henrik
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)
Replies: 64
Views: 8921

Re: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)

By the way, does anybody keep track of albums being removed from Spotify? My last update I noticed I was missing three songs all of a sudden, but the fault wasn't in that update (and I always check if the count is still correct after each update). I can't figure out a quick way to decide which albu...
by Henrik
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 123
Views: 15489

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

Thanks Dexter! Great presentation! PS. I didn’t vote so I shouldn’t complain about anything, but ”Macarena” would have been a better #1 than ”All Star”. "Macarena" would make my top 10 of most annoying earworms, along with Mambo No. 5. :angry-screaming: Ha ha, I feel you. For many years, ...
by Henrik
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 123
Views: 15489

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

Thanks Dexter! Great presentation!

PS. I didn’t vote so I shouldn’t complain about anything, but ”Macarena” would have been a better #1 than ”All Star”.
by Henrik
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 53
Views: 8716

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Nick wrote:The Velvet Underground album White Light/White Heat was released in 1968, not in 1967.

Maybe I was asked to change the title track to 1967 (which I think would be correct) but changed the album info instead. :(
by Henrik
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 43
Views: 5335

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

I sense a 1000+ words reply from Moonbeam hanging in the air...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 12
Replies: 14
Views: 3586

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 12

2 | Tame Impala | Solitude Is Bliss
3 | Shanice | I Love Your Smile
5 | Yeah Yeah Yeahs | Cheated Hearts
7 | Gerry and The Pacemakers | How Do You Do It?

1 | Ofra Haza | Im nin'alu
4 | The Chills | Heavenly Pop Hit
6 | Robbie Williams | Millennium
8 | Steve Perry | Oh Sherrie
by Henrik
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LGBT-themed Songs
Replies: 87
Views: 40525

Re: LGBT-themed Songs

I went back to this marvellous topic and realised that there wasn’t a spotify list...



I added Carl Bean’s ”I Was Born This Way”.

:happy-partydance:
by Henrik
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 14
Views: 2833

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 11

Henrik wrote:”Without You” might be my favourite song of the whole 6001-6096 segment.

Too bad it’s up against the mighty Byörke. :D
by Henrik
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 43
Views: 5335

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Here's the rundown of nominees, in terms of years they've been eligible and how many nominations they've had thus far: * The Cure- 16th year of eligibility; Second nomination * Def Leppard- 15th year of eligibility; First nomination * Devo- 17th year of eligibility; First nomination * Janet Jackson...
by Henrik
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 395
Views: 46334

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

It feels like a good thing that I'm listed as a fan relatively many times (26) in the 2000-1001 section. It makes me "medium-rare" or "medium-weird".
by Henrik
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 55
Views: 9023

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

From the main topic:
Jackson wrote:
Safetycat wrote:
Sweepstakes Ron wrote:[1152] St. Vincent | Los Ageless
[237.94 pts / 11 votes]
AM rank: 2047
Fans: slick (184)


<3 St. Vincent <3


Will there be a 2017 song higher than this? It beat Green Light; I can't remember if Humble placed yet though.

LCD Soundsystem’s ”how do you sleep?”!
by Henrik
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 395
Views: 46334

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

OK, let's do this...26 entries list me as a fan: [1982] Robyn | Indestructible [1979] Bernard Herrmann | Psycho: Prelude / A Suite for Strings [1971] Sia | Breathe Me [1949] Depeche Mode | Precious [1896] The O'Jays | Back Stabbers [1873] Nina Simone | Wild Is the Wind [1866] Low | Especially Me [18...
by Henrik
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 123
Views: 15489

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

So, are the songs going to be better (greater) or worse (guiltier) when we get closer to the top?
by Henrik
Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 14
Views: 2833

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 11

1 | Tobias Jesso Jr. | Without You 3 | Björk feat. Thom Yorke | I've Seen It All 7 | Rush | Closer to the Heart 8 | Migos feat. Drake | Versace (Remix) 2 | Al Green | Look What You Done for Me 4 | Suzi Quatro | Can the Can 5 | The Lemonheads | Into Your Arms 6 | Bentley Rhythm Ace | Bentley's Gonna ...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 395
Views: 46334

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Jirin wrote:Thanks, that is a very useful feature that is not intuitive. :)

I agree, but you can find this page and a few other useful views via the ”burger” (three lines) above ”Board index” and left to ”FAQ”.
by Henrik
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life Stockholm Meeting: Henrik and Moonbeam
Replies: 17
Views: 2673

Re: AM real life Stockholm Meeting: Henrik and Moonbeam

Dan wrote:
Henrik wrote:By the way, ”Kiss” and ”You Dropped a Bomb on Me” videos are available on demand...


Bring it on! (If they're still available).

Of course! :happy-partydance:


by Henrik
Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 395
Views: 46334

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Threads like this are why this forum could really use a ‘jump to first unread’ feature. :) It has had this feature as long as I've been using this forum. Does it not show up for everyone? It's the little icon that shows up when there's new messages, when you click on it. http://www.acclaimedmusic.n...
by Henrik
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 14
Views: 2126

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 10

1 | Janet Jackson | No Sleeep 3 | Lyres | Help You Ann 6 | Peter Gabriel | Red Rain 8 | Journey | Any Way You Want It 2 | Tavares | It Only Takes a Minute 4 | Paul Revere & The Raiders | Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) 5 | Alain Souchon | Foule sentimentale 7 |...
by Henrik
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life Stockholm Meeting: Henrik and Moonbeam
Replies: 17
Views: 2673

Re: AM real life Stockholm Meeting: Henrik and Moonbeam

Moonbeam, thanks for all the kind words. I really enjoyed reading this, but its nothing compared to a meeting with you in real life. I am so glad I got an opportunity to see you again, so soon after our Helsinki meeting. You have a remarkable ability to get me singing. I don’t do that a lot otherwis...
by Henrik
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)
Replies: 64
Views: 8921

Re: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)

This is no other than Gene Clark.

You have such a talent for jokes. I love how they just seem to be coming to you. Keep up the good work! :happy-partydance:
by Henrik
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 17
Views: 2024

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 9

This batch was quite hard to rank. 1 | Mary J. Blige | My Life 2 | The Saints | Know Your Product 4 | Bright Eyes | We Are Nowhere and It's Now 8 | Green Day | Minority 3 | Bob Dylan | Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts 5 | Supergrass | Going Out 6 | Public Enemy | Can't Truss It 7 | Ashford and ...
by Henrik
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 395
Views: 46334

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

*sharp, screeching violin stabs* [1979] Bernard Herrmann | Psycho: A Suite for Strings [145.53 pts / 5 votes] The quote cracked me up! :D Also, what formula did you use to determine points? I'm trying to keep track of how many points I assigned to each range of the resulting list, and I was using a...
by Henrik
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 53
Views: 8716

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The Shamen’s ”Pro>gen” and ”Move Any Mountain” should be merged into one song entry, I think. In fact, after a comment by Sweepstakes Ron a couple of years ago, I thought I had already made this change.
by Henrik
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 14
Views: 1336

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 8

3 | Aqualung | Strange and Beautiful 4 | M.A.N.D.Y. vs. Booka Shade | Body Language 7 | Panic! At the Disco | I Write Sins Not Tragedies 8 | Laurent Garnier | Crispy Bacon 1 | Bob Dylan | You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go 2 | Jo Stafford | You Belong to Me 5 | Section 25 | Looking from a Hil...
by Henrik
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 395
Views: 46334

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

So many songs I voted for, that were also voted for by somebody else, that still didn’t make the top 2000!! :cry:

Turning the argument around, thank you Sweepstakes Ron for posting all these songs as well! So excited for the rest! :happy-partydance:
by Henrik
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)
Replies: 64
Views: 8921

Re: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)

Haha, it seems that every time you (have to) write about George Michael, he is becoming less and less likable to you.

You weren’t that negative about him when we met. I suppose you didn’t want to ruin our evening. ;)

I also want to add that ”Faith” is far from my favourite album of his.
by Henrik
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 17
Views: 1724

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 7

1 | Denise LaSalle | Trapped By a Thing Called Love 2 | The Rolling Stones | Torn and Frayed 4 | Jam & Spoon | Stella 8 | Bob Dylan | Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? 3 | Ash | Burn Baby Burn 5 | The Jarmels | A Little Bit of Soap 6 | Queen | Who Wants to Live Forever 7 | Papa Roach | Last ...
by Henrik
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s
Replies: 43
Views: 4630

Re: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s

As for Moonbeam, it’s a change in line with my personal preference.

What a crime to leave out ”Swordfishtrombones” though. I will assume it was a mistake.
by Henrik
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The 30 Best Tom Waits Songs (Spin 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 1349

Re: The 30 Best Tom Waits Songs (Spin 2017)

I would really have liked to include this list, but I think it’s a single critic list and single critic artist lists are not included.
by Henrik
Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 7699

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

DaveC wrote:
Live in Phoenix wrote:Fake post is fake


I've just been ignoring him/her/it.

him/her/it has been warned.
by Henrik
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update in spring ... and then?
Replies: 56
Views: 11465

Re: New site update in spring ... and then?

Is this why the front page still says next update coming sometime in 2019 because it will continue on a community driven basis? It says sometime in 2019 because there will be at least another normal update. I haven’t decided how many more albums or critics’ lists that will be added, but at least 20...
by Henrik
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life August meeting: Jirin & Henrik
Replies: 7
Views: 1144

Re: AM real life August meeting: Jirin & Henrik

StevieFan13 wrote:Hopefully studying in London next year, so if I get a chance to visit Sweden, who knows?

You surely are welcome! Also I haven’t been to London/UK since I lived there in 2005. Perhaps it’s time again?
by Henrik
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life August meeting: Jirin & Henrik
Replies: 7
Views: 1144

AM real life August meeting: Jirin & Henrik

Last weekend Jirin came to Stockholm! :D We had a walkabout in the city. It started nice in Gamla stan (old town), but then began to rain when we were moving towards the viewpoint from Monteliusvägen (which is becoming a tradition, both Honorio and Dan have been there). The rain got heavier on the w...
by Henrik
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Guardian "ranked" lists
Replies: 5
Views: 2869

Re: Guardian "ranked" lists

Thanks for the links to these lists. I think several of them could be included, but there are so many other lists in the works already, so I don't know if I should ask for any transcriptions...
by Henrik
Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 17
Views: 1656

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 6

4 | The Shins | So Says I
5 | UFO | Doctor Doctor
7 | The Fall | The Classical
8 | Franz Ferdinand | Michael

1 | George Michael | Fastlove
2 | Chris Isaak | Blue Hotel
3 | Death Cab for Cutie | Transatlanticism
6 | Foo Fighters | Walk
by Henrik
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 52431

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

You know what, looking at spreadsheets hurts my eyes too much to get this done when I promised. September 15 is the day, and no takebacks. And who knows, maybe it will be ready even sooner. This sounds a lot like my posts about coming site updates, especially the bit about the eyes. Take care. Noth...
by Henrik
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 15
Views: 1439

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 5

1 | Frankie Valli | Grease 5 | Fuck Buttons | Olympians 6 | Bonnie Raitt | Love Has No Pride 7 | Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers | I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent 2 | The Radio Dept. | Heaven’s On Fire 3 | Lou Christie | Lightnin' Strikes 4 | LaVern Baker | Soul on Fire 8 | The Normal | T.V.O.D. My tw...

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