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by Henrik
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 18
Views: 976

Re: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

New statement:
If ”Mo Bamba” is still the highest 2017 song (that includes beating ”Mystery of Love”!) on this list when it’s complete, then I will shut down AM.
by Henrik
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 18
Views: 976

Re: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

OMG, just listened to ”Mo Bamba”. If that track is still in the top 100 when I’m done with this spreadsheet, then I’ll shut down AM. That song was actually released as a single back in June 2017 (the album MUDBOY was not released until over a year later), so therefore it can't be in the top 100 son...
by Henrik
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 18
Views: 976

Re: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

OMG, just listened to ”Mo Bamba”. If that track is still in the top 100 when I’m done with this spreadsheet, then I’ll shut down AM.
by Henrik
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 18
Views: 976

Re: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Additional sources USA: Gorilla vs. Bear, Pitchfork, Slant France: Mowno Current top 100 1 (1) Childish Gambino - This Is America 2 (4) Robyn - Honey 3 (3) Janelle Monáe - Make Me Feel 4 (2) Cardi B feat. Bad Bunny and J Balvin - I Like It 5 (7) boygenius - Me & My Dog 6 (5) Travis Scott feat. D...
by Henrik
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Jazz & Pop 1967
Replies: 1
Views: 40

Re: Jazz & Pop 1967

Thanks Cold Butterfly! I copied your topic into the critics lists forum an changed the topic name.

I also found the jazz list here: http://www.afka.net/images/Magazines/19 ... 2%2014.jpg
by Henrik
Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 18
Views: 976

Re: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

First edition's top 50: 1. Childish Gambino - This Is America 2. Cardi B feat. Bad Bunny and J Balvin - I Like It 3. Janelle Monáe - Make Me Feel 4. Robyn - Honey 5. Travis Scott feat. Drake - Sicko Mode 6. Mitski - Nobody 7. Boygenius - Me & My Dog 8. Ariana Grande - thank u, next 9. Lucy Dacus...
by Henrik
Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 18
Views: 976

EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Here's the topic for the EOY 2018 songs spreadsheet updates.

I will try to keep this spotify list up to date in this first post. For the last spreadsheet update, scroll down to the end of the thread.

by Henrik
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: Laut (Germany)
Replies: 3
Views: 198

Re: EOY 2018: Laut (Germany)

Federico wrote:I now ask the question, which isn't
asked until now. Who cares for the Songs spreadsheet this year?

I do! The first edition will be up tonight.
by Henrik
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 585
Views: 73453

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

Thank you so much Sweepstakes Ron for hosting the biggest AMF poll ever!!!
by Henrik
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: Notes on EOY spreadsheets
Replies: 2
Views: 1029

Re: Notes on EOY spreadsheets

Nick wrote:Henrik, are genre-specific lists from non-genre specific sources eligible? I think they used to be considered ineligible, but your post doesn’t mention them.

They still aren’t eligible. Original post updated.
by Henrik
Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 42
Views: 2311

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Low is this year’s Slowdive, that get additional love for not being praised enough in the past.
by Henrik
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - The Skinny (UK)
Replies: 30
Views: 2915

Re: EOY 2018 - The Skinny (UK)

9. Car Seat Headrest - Twin Fantasy First appearance on an eligible list so far for this - it's way too early to look for trends, but I was starting to wonder whether the album (one of the highest-ranked 2018 albums on both RYM and Best Ever Albums, in addition to its high Mega-Critic rank here) mi...
by Henrik
Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs you would add to your top 1000 songs list if you made it today
Replies: 14
Views: 1826

Songs you would add to your top 1000 songs list if you made it today

Fishmans - Walking in the Rhythm George Michael - Outside Lindstrøm - I Feel Space Robyn - Honey Morphine - Buena Chromatics - Into the Black Acid Pauli - I See a Darkness Timecop1983 - Static Gregorio Allegri - Miserere The Dramatics - Whatcha See I Whatcha Get Tantra - Hills of Katmandu Matia Baza...
by Henrik
Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 585
Views: 73453

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

Sweeptakes Ron, I like the way you have set up this is poll. Keep up the good work!
by Henrik
Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Rating changes (Allmusic, Scaruffi, etc.) - Update 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 15289

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

Matski wrote:Rosalía - Los ángeles has been downgraded to 4.0 stars by AllMusic.

:angry-nono:

And this is NOT because they have given a higher rating for ”El mal querer” instead!
by Henrik
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 585
Views: 73453

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

Elder wrote:[331] Blur | Girls & Boys
[323] Oasis | Champagne Supernova
Britpop's songs have greatly improved their performance in this edition.
I like it.

I am surprised.
by Henrik
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 8
Views: 1753

Re: EOY Albums: Sources

Sticky topic fixed. Kuviello, are you reading this? It would be great if you could comment on the eligibility of all the Italian sources for which you have recently posted 2017 eoy lists. And thanks for posting all those lists! Eligibility criteria for eoy lists: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forum...
by Henrik
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 8
Views: 1753

Re: EOY Albums: Sources

Sticky topic fixed. Kuviello, are you reading this? It would be great if you could comment on the eligibility of all the Italian sources for which you have recently posted 2017 eoy lists. And thanks for posting all those lists! Eligibility criteria for eoy lists: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums...
by Henrik
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: Notes on EOY spreadsheets
Replies: 2
Views: 1029

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: 1371

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: 2259

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: 3998

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: 3032

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: 3735

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: 2948

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: 58
Views: 13373

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: 1244

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: 2879

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: 58
Views: 13373

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: 44699

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: 76
Views: 14338

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: 19511

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: 19511

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: 58
Views: 13373

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: 6534

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: 4306

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: 44699

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: 3353

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: 6534

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: 585
Views: 73453

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: 103
Views: 15280

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: 585
Views: 73453

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: 19511

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: 3353

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: 585
Views: 73453

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: 3253

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: 585
Views: 73453

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: 2636

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: 3253

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...

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