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by Pierre
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock: The 30 albums that built heavy metal (2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 74

Classic Rock: The 30 albums that built heavy metal (2020)

https://www.loudersound.com/features/the-30-albums-that-built-heavy-metal/3 1 | Black Sabbath | Black Sabbath | 1970 2 | Montrose | Montrose | 1973 3 | Scorpions | Lovedrive | 1979 4 | Judas Priest | Sad Wings of Destiny | 1976 5 | Van Halen | Van Halen | 1978 6 | Deep Purple | Machine Head | 1972 7...
by Pierre
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paul T. Alexander (France) - Pop-Musique Française en Bref (2019)
Replies: 17
Views: 13091

Re: Paul T. Alexander (France) - Pop-Musique Française en Bref (2019)

Paul send me the list with translation by mail, here it is Still useless. As I said, it must NOT be translations, but TRANSCRIPTIONS from Russian. You must said, Romanized translations? I'm not sure to understand what you mean. It must not be translations at all, the titles must be in Russian, but ...
by Pierre
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Summary of artist lists with 11-29 songs
Replies: 11
Views: 24132

Re: Summary of artist lists with 11-29 songs

Kerrang: The 20 greatest Slipknot songs, ranked (2020)
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Kerrang: The 20 greatest Tool songs, ranked (2020)
https://www.kerrang.com/features/the-20 ... gs-ranked/
by Pierre
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Kerrang: The 20 greatest Slipknot songs, ranked (2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 126

Kerrang: The 20 greatest Slipknot songs, ranked (2020)

https://www.kerrang.com/features/the-20-greatest-slipknot-songs-ranked/ 1 | Surfacing | 1999 2 | Eyeless | 1999 3 | People = Shit | 2001 4 | Wait and Bleed | 1999 5 | Duality | 2004 6 | Left Behind | 2001 7 | Before I Forget | 2004 8 | Spit It Out | 1999 9 | Psychosocial | 2008 10 | Disasterpiece | ...
by Pierre
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paul T. Alexander (France) - Pop-Musique Française en Bref (2019)
Replies: 17
Views: 13091

Re: Paul T. Alexander (France) - Pop-Musique Française en Bref (2019)

lagire wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:48 pm
Paul send me the list with translation by mail, here it is
Still useless. As I said, it must NOT be translations, but TRANSCRIPTIONS from Russian.
by Pierre
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Metal Hammer (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s (2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 2346

Re: Metal Hammer (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s (2017)

For the record, the Louder Sound website just reposted this one.

https://www.loudersound.com/features/th ... of-the-90s

I checked; it's identical to the 2017 version.
by Pierre
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Kerrang: The 11 greatest live albums of all time (2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 472

Kerrang: The 11 greatest live albums of all time (2020)

https://www.kerrang.com/features/the-greatest-live-albums-of-all-time-2018/ The name of the page features "2018", could it be a re-post? Nirvana | MTV Unplugged in New York | 1994 Metallica | S&M | 1999 Pearl Jam | Live on Two Legs | 1998 [beware: there's another live album from Pearl Jam titled "Li...
by Pierre
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Guías del Rock & Roll collection - Redbook Ediciones (Spain)
Replies: 0
Views: 768

Guías del Rock & Roll collection - Redbook Ediciones (Spain)

The collection Guías del Rock & Roll is a series of books from the Redbook Ediciones editor, based in Barcelona. Each of them covers a specific genre, a bit like the books from Le Mot et le Reste. The books are built following the same basic structure: history of a music genre, a long list of the mo...
by Pierre
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paul T. Alexander (France) - Pop-Musique Française en Bref (2019)
Replies: 17
Views: 13091

Re: Paul T. Alexander (France) - Pop-Musique Française en Bref (2019)

The Russian One (2019) Useless as is; these are translations, and to French no less. To be used, the list must be transcriptions from Russian. Yes, it's the french translation, but ouh too much work again! Indeed, that's some work. I did it a couple time: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewto...
by Pierre
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paul T. Alexander (France) - Pop-Musique Française en Bref (2019)
Replies: 17
Views: 13091

Re: Paul T. Alexander (France) - Pop-Musique Française en Bref (2019)

lagire wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:38 am
The Russian One (2019)
Useless as is; these are translations, and to French no less. To be used, the list must be transcriptions from Russian.
by Pierre
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME Greatest Albums of The 60's, 70's & 80's
Replies: 1
Views: 718

Re: NME Greatest Albums of The 60's, 70's & 80's

Monte wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:25 am
10. Otis Blue - Otis Lifts ‘66
srsly
by Pierre
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paste Magazine Ranked Lists
Replies: 12
Views: 1386

Re: Paste Magazine Ranked Lists

Song lists for individual artists must be at least 20 or 30 song long to be eligible; I don't remember the exact threshold.
by Pierre
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Concept-albums: 150 essential titles (Alberto Díaz & Xavi Martínez, 2011)
Replies: 0
Views: 1623

Concept-albums: 150 essential titles (Alberto Díaz & Xavi Martínez, 2011)

https://www.elargonauta.com/libros/discos-conceptuales-150-titulos-imprescindibles/978-84-937339-7-1/ Jackie Gleason | Music to Remember Her | 1955 Frank Sinatra | In the Wee Small Hours | 1955 Joe Meek and the Blue Men | I Hear a New World | 1960/1991 Johnny Cash | Ride This Train | 1960 The Beach ...
by Pierre
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 201 albums to get hooked on Spanish pop-rock (Tito Lesende & Fernando Neira, 2006)
Replies: 0
Views: 1382

201 albums to get hooked on Spanish pop-rock (Tito Lesende & Fernando Neira, 2006)

https://www.elargonauta.com/libros/201-discos-para-engancharse-al-pop-rock-espanol/978-84-8084-720-7/ https://rateyourmusic.com/list/PorfirioBolero/201_discos_para_engancharse_al_pop_rock_espanol/1/ Dúo Dinámico | 20 Exitos de Oro | 1980 [compilation] Los Estudiantes, Los Sonor & Los Relámpagos | To...
by Pierre
Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Old rap compilation?
Replies: 25
Views: 3079

Re: Old rap compilation?

Don't forget the French pioneers - Chagrin d'amour with "Chacun fait (c'qui lui plaît)", Élégance (Vacances (j'oublie tout)) or les Inconnus "Auteuil Neuilly Passy" or the early MC Solaar titles (Bouge de là) :D You also have the Rapattitude compilation which is considered the first important French...
by Pierre
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Stranger: The Problem with NPR's '150 Greatest Albums Made by Women' List (70 more albums) (2017)
Replies: 0
Views: 2759

The Stranger: The Problem with NPR's '150 Greatest Albums Made by Women' List (70 more albums) (2017)

https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2017/07/27/25308219/the-problem-with-nprs-150-greatest-albums-made-by-women-list Another answer list to the NPR one, mainly by one author but with contributions from two other people - see the article for specifics. Annette Peacock, X-Dreams (Aura, 1978) Betty Davis,...
by Pierre
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Fader: 150 more great albums made by women (2017)
Replies: 0
Views: 2726

The Fader: 150 more great albums made by women (2017)

Actually published as an answer to the NPR list back then, too bad this one slipped under everyone's radar :D https://www.thefader.com/2017/07/24/150-more-great-albums-made-by-women-npr-list It's in alphabetical order; don't take the number into account. 1. 702 - Star 2. Alizée - Gourmandises 3. Ame...
by Pierre
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Metal Hammer: 100 Rock and metal songs that defined the 1980s (2020)
Replies: 1
Views: 1812

Metal Hammer: 100 Rock and metal songs that defined the 1980s (2020)

https://www.loudersound.com/features/100-rock-and-metal-songs-that-defined-the-1980s Oh lookey at those snobs, no "Number of the Beast". 1980 AC/DC | Back in Black Black Sabbath | Heaven and Hell Diamond Head | Am I Evil? Girlschool | Emergency Iron Maiden | Sanctuary Judas Priest | Breaking the Law...
by Pierre
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Prog Report: Top 30 prog albums 2000-2019 (2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 2907

Prog Report: Top 30 prog albums 2000-2019 (2020)

https://progreport.com/top-30-prog-albums/ 1 | Transatlantic | The Whirlwind | 2009 2 | Steven Wilson | Hand.Cannot.Erase. | 2015 3 | Dream Theater | Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence | 2002 4 | Steven Wilson | The Raven That Refused to Sing | 2013 5 | Neal Morse Band | The Similitude of a Dream | 201...
by Pierre
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire: The 50 greatest pop-punk albums of all time, ranked (2020)
Replies: 2
Views: 2666

Re: Loudwire: The 50 greatest pop-punk albums of all time, ranked (2020)

andyd1010 wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:07 am
No "d" in Suppose for Rufio
Perhaps, I suppose... :whistle:
by Pierre
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1970 Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 3764

Re: 1970 Recommendations

A few left-field choices (or not so left-field for this forum? I'm not always sure) from me would be Linda Perhacs' Parallelograms , Laura Nyro's Christmas and the Beads of Sweat , Amon Düül II's Yeti (if you're into krautrock esoterica, Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream's debut albums were also release...
by Pierre
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Louder Sound: the 38 best Rolling Stones songs, chosen by 57 different musicians (2020)
Replies: 3
Views: 3765

Re: Louder Sound: the 38 best Rolling Stones songs, chosen by 57 different musicians (2020)

iannorman wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:52 am
Brown Sugar defines them best. Quintessential sound and lyrics. It floored me when I first heard it and it still does almost 50 years later.
My personal "redefining all my perception of music" Rolling Stones moment for me is Gimme Shelter.
by Pierre
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire: The 50 greatest pop-punk albums of all time, ranked (2020)
Replies: 2
Views: 2666

Loudwire: The 50 greatest pop-punk albums of all time, ranked (2020)

https://loudwire.com/greatest-pop-punk-albums/ 1 | Green Day | Dookie | 1994 2 | Blink-182 | Enema of the State | 1999 3 | Descendents | Milo Goes to College | 1982 4 | Fall Out Boy | From Under the Cork Tree | 2005 5 | Sum 41 | All Killer No Filler | 2001 6 | New Found Glory | New Found Glory | 200...
by Pierre
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 15410

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closes at the end of Jan. 18th)

1. Rush Suddenly in a Rush mood after Neil Peart's death. At the moment they are the most underrated band for me. 2. Léo Ferré The French moment. In France we usually say that Brassens, Brel and Ferré were the three giants of French chanson in the golden age, and he's therefore the last piece of the...
by Pierre
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire anniversary lists (2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 2576

Loudwire anniversary lists (2020)

20 best metal albums of 2010 https://loudwire.com/best-metal-albums-2010/ 1 | Ghost | Opus Eponymous 2 | Avenged Sevenfold | Nightmare 3 | Parkway Drive | Deep Blue 4 | Enslaved | Axioma Ethica Odini 5 | Agalloch | Marrow of the Spirit 6 | Alcest | Écailles de lune 7 | Ihsahn | After 8 | Iron Maiden...
by Pierre
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Kerrang: 2020 anniversary lists
Replies: 0
Views: 2845

Kerrang: 2020 anniversary lists

https://www.kerrang.com/features/20-classic-albums-that-were-30-years-old-in-2020/ https://www.kerrang.com/features/20-classic-albums-that-are-20-years-old-in-2020/?next https://www.kerrang.com/features/20-classic-albums-that-are-10-years-old-in-2020/?next 20 classic albums that are 30 years old in ...
by Pierre
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Louder Sound: the 38 best Rolling Stones songs, chosen by 57 different musicians (2020)
Replies: 3
Views: 3765

Louder Sound: the 38 best Rolling Stones songs, chosen by 57 different musicians (2020)

https://www.loudersound.com/features/the-38-best-rolling-stones-chosen-by-57-different-musicians I'm a King Bee | 1964 Walking the Dog | 1964 It's All Over Now | 1964 Time Is on My Side | 1964 The Spider and the Fly | 1965 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction | 1965 That's How Strong My Love Is | 1965 The ...
by Pierre
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Neil Peart
Replies: 6
Views: 2265

Re: R.I.P. Neil Peart

This one does hurt. When I listen to music I often tend to miss the drumming, but there are a few instances where I find it thoroughly enjoying to focus on it - Art Blakey, Keith Moon, Dave Lombardo, and Neil Peart are the most outstanding examples that immediately come to my head. He'll be missed. ...
by Pierre
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Avant-jazz albums on AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3089

Re: Avant-jazz albums on AM

Jazz lists were very few in the early years of AM, so some albums with great ratings might have been added to fill in. There's also the fact that some lists have been deleted from AM after discovering they were ineligible. Since Henrik has decided to never remove an album (unless it's discovered it'...
by Pierre
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roadie Crew (Brazil) - The 90s: 120 outstanding albums (2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 3576

Roadie Crew (Brazil) - The 90s: 120 outstanding albums (2019)

https://roadiecrew.com/loja/revistas/edicao-250/ Roadie Crew are huge on the 1980s, not so fond of music beyond that it seems. Nearly each year of the 1980s had a special dedicated to it, the 1990s just have one for the entire decade, and the first half of the decade makes 85% of it!. There are 100 ...
by Pierre
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: FNAC (France) - La Discothèque Idéale de la Chanson Française (2019)
Replies: 5
Views: 9119

Re: FNAC (France) - La Discothèque Idéale de la Chanson Française (2019)

Lots of garbage on this list. I'm ok with you but all is not to put in the trash, some mentions are great like Bashung, Christophe, Daniel Darc, Miossec Albums... etc... Meh. The Bashung section is too succinct, and putting En amont instead of several other arguably superior albums of his doesn't f...
by Pierre
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: FNAC (France) - La Discothèque Idéale de la Chanson Française (2019)
Replies: 5
Views: 9119

Re: FNAC (France) - La Discothèque Idéale de la Chanson Française (2019)

Lots of garbage on this list. The 2018 albums are too soon (and frankly debatable choices), Michel Sardou should not be featured in any list in existence just on principle, no La Femme, nearly no electronic music, Laurent Voulzy's Caché derrière missing, Alain Chamfort's lone entry being his last al...
by Pierre
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Sea of Tranquillity (US)
Replies: 1
Views: 1523

EOY 2019 - Sea of Tranquillity (US)

https://www.seaoftranquility.org/sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=312#Summary 1 | Dream Theater | Distance Over Time 2 | Opeth | In Cauda Venenum 3 | Overkill | The Wings of War 4 | Magic Pie | Fragments of the 5th Element 5 | Izz | Don't Panic 6 | Devin Townsend | Empath 7 | Big Big Train | Grand ...
by Pierre
Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Prog (UK)
Replies: 0
Views: 1287

EOY 2019 - Prog (UK)

https://www.loudersound.com/features/the-prog-magazine-writers-albums-of-2019 1 | Opeth | In Cauda Venenum 2 | Big Big Train | Grand Tour 3 | Rosalie Cunningham | Rosalie Cunningham 4 | Leprous | Pitfalls 5 | Devin Townsend | Empath 6 | Magma | Zess 7 | Gong | The Universe Also Collapses 8 | Dream T...
by Pierre
Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The 100 greatest riffs in heavy/rock (Roadie Crew, 2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 3644

The 100 greatest riffs in heavy/rock (Roadie Crew, 2019)

There were no rock and metal songs in the most listened songs this decade. The best time in history to post such a list, right? It's not eligible (I think) but just for the kicks. https://web.archive.org/web/20191012073247/https://roadiecrew.com/loja/revistas/edicao-248/ Pantera | A New Level King D...
by Pierre
Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 50 years, 50 tracks: the Ultimate Heavy Metal Playlist (Classic Rock, 2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 5444

50 years, 50 tracks: the Ultimate Heavy Metal Playlist (Classic Rock, 2019)

https://www.loudersound.com/features/50-years-50-tracks-the-ultimate-heavy-metal-playlist Because for some reason, that's a Classic Rock feature and not a Metal Hammer one. Go figure. Page One: 1969 - 1990 Black Sabbath | Black Sabbath | 1970 Sir Lord Baltimore | Master Heartache | 1970 Budgie | Gut...
by Pierre
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Prog Sphere (US)
Replies: 0
Views: 3167

EOY 2019 - Prog Sphere (US)

https://www.prog-sphere.com/specials/top-20-albums-of-2019-prog-sphere/ 1 | Devin Townsend | Empath 2 | Cult of Luna | A Dawn to Fear 3 | Opeth | In Cauda Venenum 4 | Diagonal | Arc 5 | Her Name Is Calla | Animal Choir 6 | Tool | Fear Inoculum 7 | Soen | Lotus 8 | Periphery | Periphery IV: Hail Stan...
by Pierre
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The 25 greatest power metal albums (Metal Hammer, 2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 5402

The 25 greatest power metal albums (Metal Hammer, 2019)

https://www.loudersound.com/features/the-25-greatest-power-metal-albums Raise your broadswords, comrades, we go dragon hunting. One album per artist rule. 1 | Helloween | Keeper of the Seven Keys Part II | 1988 2 | Rhapsody | Dawn of Victory | 2000 3 | Blind Guardian | Imaginations from the Other Si...
by Pierre
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Telerama (France) - The Ideal Discotheque: 900 Discs Discussed (1995)
Replies: 3
Views: 8484

Re: Telerama (France) - The Ideal Discotheque: 900 Discs Discussed (1995)

Various Artists Anthologie Al-Ala Musique Andaluci-marocaine Not accurate enough, there are a lot of albums with that title, as a little search on RYM reveals. Steels Band Fire and Steel Miscredited, I think it's this album: https://www.discogs.com/fr/London-All-Stars-Steelband-Melodians-Steel-Orch...
by Pierre
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: CHRONIQUES DU ROCK PROGRESSIF (1967-1979) Frédéric Delâge
Replies: 2
Views: 4323

Re: CHRONIQUES DU ROCK PROGRESSIF (1967-1979) Frédéric Delâge

This one rang a bell but it doesn't seem to be the same list as in the book he did for Le Mot et le Reste. Though it might be worth checking whether his list for the Le Mot et le Reste book is supposed to replace that one.
by Pierre
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1989 recommendation thread
Replies: 4
Views: 2840

Re: 1989 recommendation thread

Glam metal was one of my first favorite genres, believe it or not. I think the best power ballad to emerge from the genre is "Love Song" by Tesla, which features not one, but two distinct choruses! Here's a little gift for you XP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuUz7QedAaM And doubling down, just b...
by Pierre
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Punk outsiders 1975-1985: the best albums of the global underground punk scene (Camion blanc book, 2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 4925

Punk outsiders 1975-1985: the best albums of the global underground punk scene (Camion blanc book, 2019)

http://www.camionblanc.com/detail-livre-punk-outsiders-1975-1985-les-meilleurs-albums-de-l-underground-punk-international-1326.php I dedicate this list to Edre Peraza. The recordings covered in the main entries are mostly from the 1975-1985 period; the release dates happen later a lot, as most of th...
by Pierre
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Le Mot et le Reste
Replies: 42
Views: 27162

Re: Le Mot et le Reste

Miss: Marc Alvarado - Jazz Rock (2019) https://lemotetlereste.com/musiques/jazzrock/ Christophe Brault - Power Pop (2019) https://lemotetlereste.com/musiques/powerpop/ And Belkacem Meziane - Funk (2019) https://lemotetlereste.com/musiques/ontheone/ Just in case you're afraid of having nothing to do...
by Pierre
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 9215

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

Pitchfork's review is basically the bit in The Simpsons where Homer tells Marge 'Sorry Marge, I'n afraid this gets my lowest rating ever - seven thumbs up' Something else I already said: Kanye and Radiohead are to Pitchfork what Springsteen and U2 are to Rolling Stone. Some of the writers hate Kany...
by Pierre
Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 9215

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

charliepanayi wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 3:03 pm
Pitchfork's review is basically the bit in The Simpsons where Homer tells Marge 'Sorry Marge, I'n afraid this gets my lowest rating ever - seven thumbs up'
Something else I already said: Kanye and Radiohead are to Pitchfork what Springsteen and U2 are to Rolling Stone.
by Pierre
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 9215

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

Said it too many times before probably, but I keep thinking that only Kanye's first four albums qualify as essential, and that everything he released since 2010 is overrated. I'm rambling about I guess. I'm getting old.
by Pierre
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time
Replies: 34
Views: 11578

Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

I won't contribute, not out of disinterest, but because I don't have the time. A few resources for people who might be too shy: Christian Eudeline's 100 cult punk albums http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5888#p91306 The last list featured in this batch of Camion Blanc books co...
by Pierre
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 23149

Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Saw your answer, Nick, but I started typing this block of text before, so I figured I'd just finish ;) Besides, it's my answer anyway. I'm not sure how liking or at least evaluating music needs to be "reasonable". Fun and society-induced "guilty pleasures" records exist, and I'm not always sure eith...
by Pierre
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 23149

Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Counterpoint: with the exception of the top 6 albums being from just 3 artists (which is funny for all the wrong reasons), these lists are perfectly reasonable and much better than Pitchfork’s own lists. For those who may complain that the lists are too predictable, what did you expect? It’s an ave...