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by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 140
Views: 3375

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Peter Bjorn and John’s ”Young Folks” features Victoria Bergsman.
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 15
Views: 187

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4

The Kinks - Shangri-La vs. Edith Piaf - Milord The Mamas and the Papas - Dream a Little Dream of Me vs. Miles Davis - All Blues Maxwell - Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder) vs. Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms vs. Noir Desir - Tostaky (Le Continent) Teen...
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 15
Views: 187

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4

BleuPanda wrote:
Henrik wrote:
BleuPanda, may I ask you to include Spotify songs from AM even if they are not playable in the US?



I have added it, I think? I didn't realize that was an option.

Yes, it's there now. Thanks!
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 30
Views: 946

Re: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)

Nick wrote:I will never, ever, ever understand the appeal of "Bodak Yellow". Ever.

That’s refreshing to hear. I thought I was just getting old.
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 15
Views: 187

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4

Edith Piaf - Milord Miles Davis - All Blues Maxwell - Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder) Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms Michel Fugain - Une Belle Histoire Passion Pit - Take a Walk Angel Olsen - White Fire Joan Jett - Bad Reputation Top-heavy. I generally like my losers from the first four matches more ...
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band
Replies: 6
Views: 239

Re: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band

I could provide a spreadsheet of the current gender and artist/band info, but would anyone be interested in doing the work mentioned in the first post?

There has been a few comments, but I thought these lists would generate more discussion, tbh.
by Henrik
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 15
Views: 187

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4


BleuPanda, may I ask you to include Spotify songs from AM even if they are not playable in the US?
by Henrik
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rockdelux Spanish lists
Replies: 39
Views: 697

Re: Rockdelux Spanish lists

Thanks again, Honorio! :obscene-drinkingcheers:
by Henrik
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 140
Views: 3375

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

2. Shouldn’t “Stan” by Eminem Feat. Dido show on Dido’s page in the same way that “Crazy in Love” shows on Jay-Z’s page This has been discussed before. It was decided that "Stan" should not be shown on Dido's page since it's a sample. Dido's vocals were not recorded for this song. Other t...
by Henrik
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3

I like a lot of novelty songs and I hope I don't sound too negative here, but "If You Wanna Be Happy" and especially "The Purple People Eater" are perfect examples of AM songs I hear and can't help thinking "There are millions of better songs than this, even if I only consid...
by Henrik
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3

1 | Alphaville | Forever Young 2 | Nick Drake | Time of No Reply 3 | Stevie Wonder | Heaven Help Us All 4 | Suuns | 2020 1 | Bobby Womack | Please Forgive My Heart 2 | Black Box Recorder | The Facts of Life 3 | Alexander Robotnick | Problèmes d'amour 4 | Jimmy Soul | If You Wanna Be Happy 1 | A Cert...
by Henrik
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 616

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3

A big big big week in term of quality. Almost only top quality songs. Thanks to all the nominators. Mick Jagger - Memo from Turner vs. Caribou - Melody Day Cocteau Twins - Lorelei vs. Wolf Parade - I'll Believe in Anything dEUS - Suds & Soda vs. The Smiths - I Know It's Over Big Star - Holocaust...
by Henrik
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4365

Re: It has happened! Really!!

The ”History” link is between ”Critics’ Lists” and ”About” on the AM main site (replacing ”Updates”). Not on mobile/small screens.
by Henrik
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 11
Views: 132

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3

Loving the Alien
When Love Breaks Down

Also posted my votes in the week 2 topic.
by Henrik
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 21
Views: 307

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2

Loving the Alien
When Love Breaks Down
by Henrik
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4365

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Bruno wrote:Henrik, the update is really amazing!

Thanks a LOT!

Thanks Bruno!

New history pages have been added. Link from the top line.
by Henrik
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When did rock die?
Replies: 31
Views: 596

Re: When did rock die?

The parent genres are alphabetically sorted, so the third parent genre is just as important as the second, and so on.

Nevertheless, great job jonatan!
by Henrik
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM songs with more than one popular/acclaimed version
Replies: 20
Views: 544

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

Related to this subject, I have a question: Has "Never Be Alone" actually received acclaim outside of the "We Are Your Friends" version? It seems weird to have We Are Your Friends marked as 2004, and having just listened to the 'original,' it feels more like "We Are Your Fr...
by Henrik
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY Songs - Source Checklist
Replies: 5
Views: 485

Re: EOY Songs - Source Checklist

TVFan365 wrote:I have seen lists from:

Cosmopolitan
The Fader
Radio X
Time Out London
Uproxx
Vanity Fair

Are any of these eligible?

If they fulfil these criteria: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=6049
by Henrik
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 43
Views: 938

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2

No worries, Honorio! :D

This week’s conflict would have been (well now it’s a fact, after all) with Dan. Sleigh Bells is definitely my #16. Makes my ears bleed, ha ha. And it’s up against my nomination, nonetheless!
by Henrik
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 401

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 2

1 | The Blue Nile | From a Late Night Train 2 | Peter Tosh | Equal Rights 3 | Tricky Woo | Fly the Orient (credit for being one year ahead of The Hives) 4 | Canibus | Second Round K.O. Pass on second group (meh) 1 | Miossec | Regarde un peu la France 2 | Wild Nothing | Chinatown 3 | The Techniques |...
by Henrik
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 43
Views: 938

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2

Monty Python - Always Look on the Bright Side of Life Unknown Mortal Orchestra - So Good at Being in Trouble 16 Horsepower - Haw Elliot Smith - Memory Lane Fastball - The Way Dubstars - Stars Steely Dan - Aja The Joubert Singers - Stand on the Word I have decided to stop the 1-16 ranking because 1) ...
by Henrik
Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Rating Lists (All Music, Christgau, Scaruffi ...)
Replies: 4
Views: 473

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

Here are some ratings for albums not on AM.
by Henrik
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 26
Views: 2351

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
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 140
Views: 3375

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

lagire wrote:Il était une fois link is broken
Henrik, i think many of french and latin link are broken

Yes, I have forgotten to remove the accents for the links.
by Henrik
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 50
Views: 1051

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

You also need to use the spotifyplaylist bbcode.
by Henrik
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 50
Views: 1051

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Thanks Shaun!

For a playlist to be playable here you need to remove the s in https.
by Henrik
Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Latin Grammy Awards
Replies: 7
Views: 555

Re: Latin Grammy Awards

by Henrik
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 43
Views: 938

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2

Not available in the US?

by Henrik
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)
Replies: 13
Views: 357

Re: EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)

I will still never understand why we take Record of the Year but not Song of the Year into consideration. Record of the Year of the year only takes the proudction and vocals into considerations not the lyrics. Song of the Year takes the lyrics into consideration. So they both make up the whole of w...
by Henrik
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4365

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Does the fact that those 4 US Rolling Stones lists are essentially saying the same thing change anything about their weight? Yes, definitely. If those 6 lists (4 RS USA + 2 RS Ger) were from different sources, the song would be higher. The US and German RS magazines are counted as different entitie...
by Henrik
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band
Replies: 6
Views: 239

Re: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band

Thanks again Henrik! Looks great! Although I had realised that male solo artists and primary vocal bands dominate the album list it was still shocking to see that only 12,6 % of the albums can be counted as albums by female solo artists or female primary vocal bands. Female solo artists 251/3000 Fe...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band
Replies: 6
Views: 239

Re: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band

On mobiles the left menu is shown instead of the lists, when you click the links. I will fix this tomorrow evening.
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band
Replies: 6
Views: 239

Top AM albums and songs by gender and artist/band

It was suggested in this topic that AM should have lists separated by gender. Here are early draft lists of the top AM albums and songs, divided by gender and also if it's a solo artist or a band. Top Albums by Female Solo Artists Top Albums by Female (Primary Vocal) Bands Top Albums by Male Solo Ar...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 26
Views: 2351

Re: Suggest genre changes here

jonatan wrote:Is there any news about this?

Sorry, I totally forgot about the spreadsheet I promised. Added to my to-do list...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)
Replies: 18
Views: 908

Re: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)

Honestly don't know how to handle this for the spreadsheet. The "editor's list" is way too arbitrary in its methodology to be included, but I can't see including the entirety of this staff list either. Maybe cut it off at 3 points, or even just the top 11? Henrik, your thoughts? I'd say a...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - BBC Radio 6 Music (UK)
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Re: EOY 2017 - BBC Music 6 Music (UK)

As discussed last year EOY 2016 - BBC Music 6 Music (UK) the 6 music list seemed to be included in 2014 (the entries on the spreadsheet under 'BBC Music' (column DG) appear to match this http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/s790szKLSc1l3n9Fqwxl9F/6-musics-albums-of-the-year-2014 ) 'BBC Music' w...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Radio X (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: EOY 2017 - Radio X (UK)

I don't think this should be deemed eligible. An eoy list isn't automatically qualified beause the source has other lists on AM.
by Henrik
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 140
Views: 3375

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

I’d like to get thoughts on this: 1. Merge The Isley Brothers’ ”That Lady” and ”Who’s That Lady” and file under 1964. 2. Merge The Isley Brothers’ ”That Lady” and ”Who’s That Lady” and file under 1973. 3. Assume that the listed including ”Who’s That Lady” actually referred to ”That Lady” (1973 versi...
by Henrik
Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rockdelux Spanish lists
Replies: 39
Views: 697

Re: Rockdelux Spanish lists

Thanks Honorio!

Wonderful presentation of these RDL lists, which are always knowledgeable. For anyone interested in good music, this thread is a treasure.
by Henrik
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 1340

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

1. Wham! - Careless Whisper vs. 13. Quintette Hot Club de France - Nuages Honorio, we did the 1 - 16 opposite vote again! Yes, Henrik, but we can still be friends. I'll try to explain my vote but I'm afraid the answer is not going to be short. Well, let me begin by saying I was maybe too harsh with...
by Henrik
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 21
Views: 577

Re: 9825/1000: Round 1, Week 1

5 | Gene | For the Dead 6 | Blumfeld | Verstärker 14 | Death | The Philosopher 16 | Young Jeezy | Go Crazy 1 | Eric Bogle | And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda 7 | Bruce Springsteen | One Step Up 8 | The White Stripes | I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself 12 | The Hollies | Look Through Any Wi...
by Henrik
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 50
Views: 1051

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Shaun2oo3 wrote:Absolutely. Is it okay if I keep doing individual updates on this post so I have them all in one place until I have time to batch them like that?

Of course. Thanks!
by Henrik
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 50
Views: 1051

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Shaun, I am so grateful for your help!

However, could I ask you to make three playlists?
- unplayable songs
- wrong versions
- your new suggestions

This would make it a lot easier for me to catch up with you.
by Henrik
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Accessing AM Data
Replies: 4
Views: 194

Re: Accessing AM Data

No, there isn’t.

Your question makes perfect sense. It would be cool to have something like this, at some point...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 1340

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

Oddly, there are several songs here that I have always been surprised by how high they are on AM...! 4. Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand vs. 8. Heart - Barracuda 1. Wham! - Careless Whisper vs. 13. Quintette Hot Club de France - Nuages 10. NEU! - Hallogallo vs. 15. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse i...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 28
Views: 893

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

IMO, no other artist has ever been as reliable as Steely Dan were in the '70s. Every song from those albums are favourites of mine. 1. Steely Dan | Haitian Divorce 2. Steely Dan | Do It Again 3. Steely Dan | Black Cow 4. Steely Dan | Peg 5. Donald Fagen | I.G.Y. 6. Steely Dan | Kid Charlemagne 7. St...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 2357

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Songs 1. Benjamin Biolay & Jeanne Cherhal | Brandt rhapsodie 2. Fever Ray | Keep the Streets Empty for Me 3. Laura Veirs | July Flame 4. Fat Freddy's Drop | Big BW 5. Girls' Generation | Gee 6. Prefab Sprout | Sweet Gospel Music 7. El Perro Del Mar | Change of Heart 8. Sade | Soldier of Love 9. ...
by Henrik
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 19124

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

panam wrote:Henrik, are you going to make playlists by countries?

I would like to do that, but I’m working on several other things as well, so it will have to wait a while.

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