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by Pierre
Sat Mar 06, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roie Avin - Essential modern progressive rock albums (book, 2017)
Replies: 0
Views: 28

Roie Avin - Essential modern progressive rock albums (book, 2017)

Subtitled "Images and words behing prog's most celebrated albums 1990-2016" https://progreport.com/product/essential-modern-progressive-rock-albums-ebook/ As mentioned here: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6106 It's very similar to the list that was published on the Prog Rep...
by Pierre
Fri Mar 05, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Kerrang: 2020 anniversary lists
Replies: 5
Views: 7399

Re: Kerrang: 2020 anniversary lists

20 classic albums that are 10 years old in 2021 https://www.kerrang.com/features/20-classic-albums-that-are-10-years-old-in-2021/ Anthrax | Worship Music Asking Alexandria | Reckless & Relentless Beastie Boys | Hot Sauce Committee Part Two Black Veil Brides | Set the World on Fire Blink-182 | Neighb...
by Pierre
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Treble: 10 Essential Brooklyn Albums
Replies: 1
Views: 1267

Re: Treble: 10 Essential Brooklyn Albums

Missing:

TV on the Radio - Young Liars (2003)
by Pierre
Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Best video game soundtracks lists 2
Replies: 0
Views: 40

Best video game soundtracks lists 2

Sequel to this thread: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3883 Here are a few more lists that came out recently. I have as usual arranged the lists to feature the actual names of the albums instead of the names of the games themselves so some album titles feature the game's tit...
by Pierre
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daft Punk break up
Replies: 28
Views: 694

Re: Daft Punk break up

Not sure why it's supposed to be a hot take. It is their best album.
by Pierre
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daft Punk break up
Replies: 28
Views: 694

Re: Daft Punk break up

Nick wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:20 pm Possible hot take: RAM is the best Daft Punk album. Discovery is close, but it’s just a bit too front-loaded.
I'm just done relistening to all of Daft Punk's albums (as a tribute) - including Human After All and Tron: Legacy - and nah, you're right. RAM is their best album.
by Pierre
Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daft Punk break up
Replies: 28
Views: 694

Re: Daft Punk break up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWPrTmG2Mkw Out of curiosity, here's Daft Punk very first release, the The New Wave EP. Of the tracks on it, only "Alive" made it on future releases and it's not hard to see why, the two other tracks exclusive to this EP, "The New Wave" and "Assault" are classic mini...
by Pierre
Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daft Punk break up
Replies: 28
Views: 694

Re: Daft Punk break up

Nassim wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:45 pm (personal opinion though, Homework is their only great album)
Worst hommage ever :D
by Pierre
Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Le Mot et le Reste
Replies: 54
Views: 51624

Re: Le Mot et le Reste

by Pierre
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The 100 inoxydable metal EPs (Tsunami Edizioni book, 2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 95

The 100 inoxydable metal EPs (Tsunami Edizioni book, 2020)

http://www.tsunamiedizioni.com/--00-PDF/100EP.pdf By Antonio Zuccaro. Here's the list: Accu§er | Experimental Errors | 1988 Acid | Black Car | 1984 Acid Reign | Moshkinstein | 1988 Anthrax | Penikufesin | 1989 Armored Saint | Armored Saint | 1983 Astaroth | The Long Loud Silence | 1985 Atomkraft | C...
by Pierre
Fri Feb 19, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Gipsy Jazz - The ideal discotheque (book, 2015)
Replies: 0
Views: 105

Gipsy Jazz - The ideal discotheque (book, 2015)

https://www.editions-harmattan.fr/index.asp?navig=catalogue&obj=livre&no=45902 By Louis de Gouyon Matignon, on L'Harmattan Editions, edited in 2015 Here's the full list. The name of the artists were standardized, you often have the usual variations from jazz acts "yadda yadda quartet" etc. Some albu...
by Pierre
Sat Jan 30, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Stuart Nicholson - Jazz Rock: A History (1998)
Replies: 1
Views: 568

Re: Stuart Nicholson - Jazz Rock: A History (1998)

Is it eligible is a good question. It's a "discography" but just its size makes one wonder if the purpose is indeed to identify best, most important or influential albums in the genre, or if it's just not a catchall list.
by Pierre
Sat Jan 23, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just because.
Replies: 0
Views: 1635

Just because.

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by Pierre
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Sea of Tranquility (US)
Replies: 0
Views: 1192

EOY 2020 - Sea of Tranquility (US)

https://www.seaoftranquility.org/sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=313 1. Kansas : The Absence Of Presence 2. Blue Oyster Cult : The Symbol Remains 3. Magnum : The Serpent Rings 4. Armored Saint : Punching The Sky 5. Haken : Virus 6. Fish : Weltschmerz 7. Pallbearer : Forgotten Days 8. Testament : T...
by Pierre
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rock Hard (Germany) - The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time (2005)
Replies: 5
Views: 4667

Re: Rock Hard (Germany) - The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time (2005)

Hi Mileswide I found this list if that can make your entry in the new year happier... https://www.reddit.com/r/Music/comments/v2c7y/what_does_rmusic_think_of_this_top_500_heavy/ The Martin Popoff book is not the same as the Rock Hard one and is not eligible. The polling panel for the book is large ...
by Pierre
Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update!
Replies: 105
Views: 23214

Re: New site update!

Thank you for the update as always Henrik. I appreciate the hard work and dedication. Already took a quick look and found a lot of nice surprises :)
by Pierre
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire: Best death metal albums of each year since 1985 (2020)
Replies: 1
Views: 2361

Loudwire: Best death metal albums of each year since 1985 (2020)

https://loudwire.com/best-death-metal-album-each-year/ I know you guys would not forgive me for not sharing such a list, right? Possessed | Seven Churches | 1985 Possessed | Beyond the Gates | 1986 Death | Scream Bloody Gore | 1987 Death | Leprosy | 1988 Morbid Angel | Altars of Madness | 1989 Obitu...
by Pierre
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Le Mot et le Reste
Replies: 54
Views: 51624

Re: Le Mot et le Reste

by Pierre
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 377
Views: 543987

Re: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM

Personally I have not forgotten, but I've edited a message back page 6 with all the new lists I posted plus a few others that I'm interested in not letting get lost.

http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/vi ... 250#p77341
by Pierre
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2020 edition)
Replies: 128
Views: 46426

Re: Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2020 edition)

Monte wrote: Sun Sep 20, 2020 4:11 pm Bruce on the cover again? seriously? zzzzzzzzz
Bruce Springsteen's a great artist. No bashing him please.
by Pierre
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Metal Hammer: The 50 best Metallica songs (2020?)
Replies: 3
Views: 3951

Re: Metal Hammer: The 50 best Metallica songs (2020?)

I've personally never been fond of St. Anger 's production style. The choice to suppress completely the guitar solos is IMO the opposite of the essence of Metallica's music. It was a bizarre way to try to cater to the nu metal crowd. Then again, I'm not a fond of ...And Justice for All 's production...
by Pierre
Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Metal Hammer: The 50 best Metallica songs (2020?)
Replies: 3
Views: 3951

Metal Hammer: The 50 best Metallica songs (2020?)

That's not a repost I hope? I know Louder have been unearthing some old lists recently. https://www.loudersound.com/features/the-50-best-metallica-songs-of-all-time 1 | Master of Puppets | 1986 2 | One | 1988 3 | Fade to Black | 1984 4 | For Whom the Bell Tolls | 1984 5 | Creeping Death | 1984 6 | O...
by Pierre
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Les Inrockuptibles (France) - The 100 best French albums (and their Belgian neighbors) (2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 3123

Re: Les Inrockuptibles (France) - The 100 best French albums (and their Belgian neighbors) (2017)

It has been posted already - and it's not just Belgian neighbours but francophone
by Pierre
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire: 50 rock songs that defined 2010 (2020)
Replies: 2
Views: 2670

Loudwire: 66 metal songs that defined 2010 (2020)

The predictable second part of the list happened. https://loudwire.com/metal-songs-defined-2010/ The Acacia Strain | Beast Accept | Beat the Bastards Agalloch | Into the Painted Grey Alcest | Écailles de lune, Pt. 1 Anathema | Thin Air Armored Saint | Left Hook from Right Field Arsis | Forced to Roc...
by Pierre
Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire: 50 rock songs that defined 2010 (2020)
Replies: 2
Views: 2670

Loudwire: 50 rock songs that defined 2010 (2020)

https://loudwire.com/rock-songs-defined-2010/ A Day to Remember | All I Want Alter Bridge | Isolation Anberlin | Impossible The Black Keys | Tighten Up Breaking Benjamin | Give Me a Sign Breaking Benjamin | Lights Out Buckcherry | All Night Long Cage the Elephant | Shake Me Down Chevelle | Shameful ...
by Pierre
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Planet Rock (UK) - 100 Greatest Live Albums of All-Time
Replies: 6
Views: 9450

Re: Planet Rock (UK) - 100 Greatest Live Albums of All-Time

RB wrote: Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:48 pm 67. Kiss - Alive!

16. Kiss - Alive!
Not the only typo up there, but the most problematic :)

Thanks for posting otherwise, though the lack of Zappa and Grateful Dead invalidates the list in my eyes XD
by Pierre
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 380
Views: 571840

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

François Béranger's page is dead
by Pierre
Sat May 23, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What is the most influential music publication?
Replies: 7
Views: 4479

Re: What is the most influential music publication?

Jimoincolor wrote: Sat May 23, 2020 2:38 pm What caused Rolling Stone downfall?
Mostly their failure to catch up with the emergence of hip-hop and grunge I believe. Also MTV perhaps? People were watching music more than listening to or reading it by the 80s? Not sure, I wasn't there.
by Pierre
Sat May 23, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What is the most influential music publication?
Replies: 7
Views: 4479

Re: What is the most influential music publication?

Up to the 60s: Billboard.
60s-late 70s (maybe mid 80s): Rolling Stone.
By early 2000s: Pitchfork of course.

You can fill the holes with Village Voice I guess?
by Pierre
Sat May 23, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: MTV - 20 Best Albums of 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 4188

Re: MTV - 20 Best Albums of 2010

cregis wrote: Sat May 23, 2020 1:08 pm number 1 is hard to argue with.
Insert argument

:happy-smileyinthebox:
by Pierre
Sat May 23, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paste Magazine: The 100 Best Indie Folk Albums of All Time
Replies: 1
Views: 3650

Re: Paste Magazine: The 100 Best Indie Folk Albums of All Time

Not sure I have the same definition of "folk" and "all time" as these guys. Some of these albums are definitely art pop in my book. And ever heard of Current 93 or Jandek before believing you can talk about indie? 1. Sufjan Stevens: Illinois (2005) 2. Neutral Milk Hotel: In the Aeroplane Over the Se...
by Pierre
Thu May 21, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Le Mot et le Reste
Replies: 54
Views: 51624

Re: Le Mot et le Reste

Two new books ahoy. One about disco (100 hits that made disco) and another that I'm pretty interested in: musics from the Arabic world - an anthology in 100 artists, but I sort of understand that you've got recordings in it.
by Pierre
Tue May 19, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Avram Mednick: Got Live Album If You Want It! 100 live recordings to consider (2013)
Replies: 0
Views: 3490

Avram Mednick: Got Live Album If You Want It! 100 live recordings to consider (2013)

https://books.google.fr/books?id=7USGAgAAQBAJ&pg=PR9&hl=fr&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=3#v=onepage&q&f=false Pretty conventional list overall. Though the Beatles one :shocked: The Allman Brothers Band | At Fillmore East Laurie Anderson | United States Live The Band | Rock of Ages: The Band in Conc...
by Pierre
Mon May 18, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire: 25 legendary metal albums with no weak songs (2020)
Replies: 6
Views: 5504

Loudwire: 25 legendary punk + hardcore albums with no weak songs (2020)

https://loudwire.com/legendary-punk-hardcore-albums-no-weak-songs/ First time I see that with Loudwire. Bad Brains | Bad Brains Bad Religion | No Control Black Flag | Damaged The Clash | London Calling The Damned | Damned Damned Damned Dead Kennedys | Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables Descendents |...
by Pierre
Mon May 18, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: AOR World – A journey through the history of melodic rock in 200 albums (Sergio Guillén Barrantes, 2018)
Replies: 0
Views: 2989

AOR World – A journey through the history of melodic rock in 200 albums (Sergio Guillén Barrantes, 2018)

https://www.edmilenio.com/esp/aor-world.html The book features the 200 most defining albums in the genre (according to the author) that are covered extensively, as well as an "encores" list of 100 albums which are not reviewed. Sergio Guillén Barrantes is a journalist on radio and the Web and musici...
by Pierre
Thu May 14, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Nana 10 (Israel) - The 60 Greatest Israeli Albums of All Time (2008)
Replies: 2
Views: 3904

Re: Nana 10 (Israel) - The 60 Greatest Israeli Albums of All Time (2008)

With all due respect, I'm quite happy to be finished. It was a hard job. 1 | Berry Sakharof | Simanim Shel Khulsha | 1994 2 | Yehuda Poliker | Efer VeAvak/Ashes and Dust | 1988 3 | Zohar Argov | Nachon LeHaYom | 1982 4 | Ehud Banai | Ehud Banai Ve'ha'plitim/Ehud Banai and the Refugees | 1987 5 | Cha...
by Pierre
Thu May 14, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Yedioth Aronoth (Israel): The Best Israeli Albums (2005)
Replies: 8
Views: 5986

Re: Yedioth Aronoth (Israel): The Best Israeli Albums (2005)

Doing god's work, Pierre! Thank you so much for this! Don't want to give you too much to do but I am considering looking for more Israeli lists. It depends on the amount of work that would be. Right now I'm preparing for the last list, the Nana 10 one, since I'm hot, I want to finish this :D Good m...
by Pierre
Thu May 14, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Yedioth Aronoth (Israel): The Best Israeli Albums (2005)
Replies: 8
Views: 5986

Re: Yedioth Aronoth (Israel): The Best Israeli Albums (2005)

StevieFan13 wrote: Thu May 14, 2020 5:49 pm Doing god's work, Pierre! Thank you so much for this! Don't want to give you too much to do but I am considering looking for more Israeli lists.
It depends on the amount of work that would be. Right now I'm preparing for the last list, the Nana 10 one, since I'm hot, I want to finish this :D
by Pierre
Thu May 14, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Yedioth Aronoth (Israel): The Best Israeli Albums (2005)
Replies: 8
Views: 5986

Re: Yedioth Aronoth (Israel): The Best Israeli Albums (2005)

I'm getting the hang of it. Biggest issue was entry #58 (Shoshana Damari | Kalaniot | 1948). I couldn't find an actual 10" album from this year with that title; only a single, so I assume this is supposed to be the entry. There is a "Kalaniot" album for 1948 on RYM but without any details or album c...
by Pierre
Wed May 13, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Time Out Tel Aviv (Israel) - The Soundtrack of Our Lives: The Best Israeli Albums of All Time (2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 6048

Re: Time Out Tel Aviv (Israel) - The Soundtrack of Our Lives: The Best Israeli Albums of All Time (2017)

An attempt at transliterating Hebrew. I thankfully found a lot of those already transliterated here or there, but this language is really hermetic so I don't know if I was successful at transliterating the few remaining. StevieFan13, feel free to criticize! 1 | Ehud Banai | Ehud Banai Ve'ha'plitim/E...
by Pierre
Tue May 12, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire: 25 legendary metal albums with no weak songs (2020)
Replies: 6
Views: 5504

Loudwire: 25 legendary rock albums with no weak songs (2020)

Trolled by Loudwire, though I should have seen this coming (for those who don't know, Loudwire traditionally separates "metal" and "rock" albums, and these are the only two "genres" allowed on the site XD ). https://loudwire.com/legendary-rock-albums-no-weak-songs/ AC/DC | Highway to Hell Alice in C...
by Pierre
Fri May 08, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire: 25 legendary metal albums with no weak songs (2020)
Replies: 6
Views: 5504

Re: Loudwire: 25 legendary metal albums with no weak songs (2020)

panam wrote: Fri May 08, 2020 12:59 am Weak songs means no soft songs or no bad songs?
No bad songs. I relistened to that Black Sabbath album yesterday and there are two acoustic numbers on it.
by Pierre
Thu May 07, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 377
Views: 543987

Re: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM

I've seen links to some of the lists I posted archived by kind souls here. It's nice guys, but I actually don't forget this thread, I just put a link to every list I post by editing my last message in the previous page; they're not lost ;)
by Pierre
Thu May 07, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire: 25 legendary metal albums with no weak songs (2020)
Replies: 6
Views: 5504

Loudwire: 25 legendary metal albums with no weak songs (2020)

https://loudwire.com/legendary-metal-albums-no-weak-songs/ Behemoth | The Satanist Between the Buried and Me | Colors Black Sabbath | Master of Reality Death | Human Dio | Holy Diver Dissection | Storm of the Light's Bane Emperor | Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk Ghost | Opus Eponymous Gojira | From M...
by Pierre
Tue Apr 28, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The new perfect collection
Replies: 1
Views: 2780

Re: The new perfect collection

lagire wrote: Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:21 pm it talks about a book from 1982 published by Tom Hibbert and named "The Perfect Collection"
https://www.besteveralbums.com/thechart.php?c=14218
https://www.besteveralbums.com/thechart.php?c=14220
https://www.besteveralbums.com/thechart.php?c=14222
by Pierre
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Kurt Cobain’s 50 Favorite Albums “Top 50 by Nirvana”
Replies: 1
Views: 2208

Re: Kurt Cobain’s 50 Favorite Albums “Top 50 by Nirvana”

It has been posted a million time already ;)
by Pierre
Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Slant: The 100 Best Video Games of All Time (2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 10000

Slant: The 100 Best Video Games of All Time (2020)

https://www.slantmagazine.com/games/the ... l-time/10/

Too much PC, too much Nintendo, and all the non Sony/Nintendo/Microsoft systems are ignored, with Sega only getting a few games and also some arcade standards. It's interesting but imperfect and incomplete.
by Pierre
Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?
Replies: 38
Views: 12076

Re: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?

Mine's a three-way battle between Talk Talk's Spirit of Eden, Public Enemy's It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back and Queensrÿche's Operation: Mindcrime. 1988 was a weird year.
by Pierre
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Kerrang (UK) - The 50 Best Rock Albums of the 21st Century
Replies: 2
Views: 2404

Re: Kerrang! (UK) - The 50 Best Rock Albums Of The 21st Century

I get it's an EOD list from 2009 I think. Just for info.
by Pierre
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal & Grindcore (2004)
Replies: 2
Views: 3874

Re: Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal & Grindcore (2004)

According to here: https://rateyourmusic.com/list/Simon3rd/death_metal_and_grindcore__essential_records__choosing_death_updated_2007_version_/ The list was actually updated in 2007 with the addition of the following: Bolt Thrower | Realm of Chaos - Slaves to Darkness | 1989 Napalm Death | Mass Appea...