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by Henrik
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 9
Views: 131

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Hi Henrik, Great news! Thanks so much for your hard work and looking forward to getting tucked into this properly. Here's a few things that I've spotted quickly: 1. When using a Mac and/or PC, the scrolling on the front page is now quite annoying. There seem to be two scrolling zones (I don't know ...
by Henrik
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 29
Views: 639

Re: Site update is here

Now, another thing. For MegaCritic I always post the A Taste of MegaCritic Spotify playlist with every update. I have been toying with making a list like that for the top 3000 albums on AM. Originally, I wanted to do it after the last update, but Henrik quickly announced an update with only 2017 en...
by Henrik
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 29
Views: 639

Re: Site update is here

Is anyone interested in another 9825/10000 style tournament? I’m on holiday right now so I won’t be able to start it until next week but I want to see if people are still interested in this tournament. I’m in, I really like this concept. But perhaps the game would need some alterations? First of al...
by Henrik
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 9
Views: 131

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

I am at my parents this week, so I can not fix anything until the weekend. But there seem the be fewer errors than usual. :whistle: :)
by Henrik
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 29
Views: 639

Re: Site update is here

DadHasADD wrote:Thank you for the update! In the past, I remember there also being spreadsheets of the top songs & albums, showing past rankings, whether a song or album was new to the list etc. Are those still available anywhere on the site?

http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/history.htm
by Henrik
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 29
Views: 639

Re: Site update is here

Just one more thing before I go to bed...thanks to everyone who has helped out in any way! :obscene-drinkingcheers:
by Henrik
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 9
Views: 131

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Blind Willie Johnson Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground appears on Guido Michielone (Italy) - Jazz Forever: 1020 Tunes 1894-2015 (2015) under REVEREND WILLIE JOHNSON - DARK WAS THE NIGHT COLD WAS WE GROUND (1927) I did not have time to re-run the database after this correction, so it is still ...
by Henrik
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 9
Views: 131

Errors in the 2018 update

As usual...
by Henrik
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 29
Views: 639

Site update is here

The site has been updated. I hope you will enjoy it and don't find too many errors. Now I will go to sleep...
by Henrik
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 385
Views: 17608

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Since we're discussing the presentation format (and if there will be a fans section) how about presenting all fans instead of the biggest fan(s) for songs with, say, 5 or less voters? If this requires more work then forget about it, but perhaps it is actually more work to find the biggest fans then ...
by Henrik
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted: Spotify links for 2017 albums
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Help wanted: Spotify links for 2017 albums

Thanks Bang Jan!!!
by Henrik
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far
Replies: 14
Views: 535

Re: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far

I like your predictions! Care to take a stab at what you think the top ten albums of the 2010s will come out to be? I had a look at the 2010s list and realised that I don't have a clue of what the main challengers to the current top 10 are... Edit: Radiohead might be a good guess. Beyoncé and Adele...
by Henrik
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far
Replies: 14
Views: 535

Re: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far

This list is fun for estimating AM after the arrival of the end of decade lists. Will "Get Lucky" be able to maintain the top spot of the 2010s songs list? "Runaway", "Rolling in the Deep" and "Royals" look like the main challengers now. "Midnight City&q...
by Henrik
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 253
Views: 20028

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Thanks jamesnorman83, shakermaker, lagire and everyone else for your corrections! Thanks to you the info on AM is improving with each update! I would like to close this topic. If you are just about to post something then go ahead and post what you have, but please don't look for further errors unti...
by Henrik
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far
Replies: 14
Views: 535

Re: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far

This list is fun for estimating AM after the arrival of the end of decade lists. Will "Get Lucky" be able to maintain the top spot of the 2010s songs list? "Runaway", "Rolling in the Deep" and "Royals" look like the main challengers now. "Midnight City&qu...
by Henrik
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 253
Views: 20028

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Thanks jamesnorman83, shakermaker, lagire and everyone else for your corrections! Thanks to you the info on AM is improving with each update! I would like to close this topic. If you are just about to post something then go ahead and post what you have, but please don't look for further errors until...
by Henrik
Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 385
Views: 17608

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

:greetings-waveyellow: Late list poster here. In fact, this late list poster still doesn’t have his list ready. I have a list of 1000 songs, but the songs aren’t fully ranked yet. I have ranked my favourite songs by year, and even my favourite songs by decade… but I’m still comparing my decade list...
by Henrik
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted: Spotify links for 2017 albums
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Help wanted: Spotify links for 2017 albums

If I could get some help with these links that would be awesome. Thanks in advance!
by Henrik
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 82
Views: 6590

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Here is the list of tracks you found that also work for me: http://open.spotify.com/user/127449437/playlist/6pd5RtCGjDwNJX1rfNX3eY Every version of Please Please Please that you provided was playable for me, but the first was a re-recording and all the rest were the same live version. A late thanks...
by Henrik
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Hall of fame Lists
Replies: 26
Views: 3167

Re: Hall of fame Lists

Ondarock additions: http://www.ondarock.it/pietremiliari_lista.php?order=data_desc LEFTFIELD - Leftism MANUEL GöTTSCHING - E2 - E4 TUXEDOMOON - Desire GIL SCOTT-HERON - Pieces Of A Man 10CC - The Original Soundtrack DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE - Transatlanticism RENAISSANCE - Scheherazade And Other Stories ...
by Henrik
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Hall of fame Lists
Replies: 26
Views: 3167

Re: Hall of fame Lists

by Henrik
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Hall of fame Lists
Replies: 26
Views: 3167

Re: Hall of fame Lists

Continuum Books:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/33%E2%85%93

128 Merle Haggard - Okie from Muskogee
129 Fugazi - In on the Kill Taker
130 Jawbreaker - 24 Hour Revenge Therapy
131 Lou Reed - Transformer
by Henrik
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Hall of fame Lists
Replies: 26
Views: 3167

Re: Hall of fame Lists

by Henrik
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Hall of fame Lists
Replies: 26
Views: 3167

Re: Hall of fame Lists

Decibel update https://www.decibelmagazine.com/category/hall-of-fame/ 157. Monster Magnet - Spine of God 158. Kreator - Pleasure to Kill 159. Paradise Lost - Icon 160. Enslaved - Below the Lights 161. Grief - Coe to Grief 162. Judas Priest - Stained Class 163. Exhorder - Slaughter in the Vatican 164...
by Henrik
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 253
Views: 20028

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Nick wrote:The Alice Coltrane song "Journey in Satchidananda" is from 1970, not 1971.

I think it was recorded in 1970 and released in 1971, no? On the other hand, it features Pharoah Sanders.
by Henrik
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Erotic genre of music, music for making love
Replies: 26
Views: 605

Re: Erotic genre of music, music for making love

Love this topic!!!
by Henrik
Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 385
Views: 17608

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Here’s a wish that the couple of days extra are also exactly what Gillingham needs to extend his list.
by Henrik
Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Any lists where all albums or songs are already on AM?
Replies: 7
Views: 180

Re: Any lists where all albums or songs are already on AM?

panam, these are lists where perhaps none of the songs/albums are already on AM... :?: StevieFan, I don’t think I will add any of your lists either. They either have one or two songs not on AM, or there are some complicated rules (e.g. only certain artists are eligible). So, the requirement is thos...
by Henrik
Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Any lists where all albums or songs are already on AM?
Replies: 7
Views: 180

Re: Any lists where all albums or songs are already on AM?

panam, these are lists where perhaps none of the songs/albums are already on AM... :?:

StevieFan, I don’t think I will add any of your lists either. They either have one or two songs not on AM, or there are some complicated rules (e.g. only certain artists are eligible).
by Henrik
Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 385
Views: 17608

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

So many great lists! It’s going to be a beautiful countdown. Thanks Sweepstakes Ron, and good luck!
by Henrik
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Any lists where all albums or songs are already on AM?
Replies: 7
Views: 180

Any lists where all albums or songs are already on AM?

Anyone knows if there any such critics’ lists among the ones that haven’t been added to AM yet? If so, please link to them here. They are very easy to add so I might add them even if I have said that only 2017 eoy lists will be added.
by Henrik
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 385
Views: 17608

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:Another bit of confusion that needs clearing up: are Anouar Brahem's "Nouvelle Vague" and "Vague / E la Nave Va" considered the same song?

Definitely.
by Henrik
Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 385
Views: 17608

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

I didn't think I would make it, but I did! http://open.spotify.com/user/frazze/playlist/5tz4BmLn6FsAt5qpX7n6hN 1 | Björk | All Is Full Of Love 2 | Faithless | Insomnia 3 | Queen | Bohemian Rhapsody 4 | Anaïs Mitchell feat. Greg Brown | Why We Build The Wall 5 | Michael Jackson | Billie Jean 6 | The ...
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: 457

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: 4
Views: 238

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: 771

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: 253
Views: 20028

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: 7
Views: 1033

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: 14
Views: 2207

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: 14
Views: 2207

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: 1452

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: 1490

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: 20
Views: 1414

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: 314

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: 314

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: 1490

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: 751

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: 751

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: 1389

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: 1389

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.

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