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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: 18

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: 40
Views: 19352

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: 1655

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: 1655

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: 1655

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: 32
Views: 1313

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: 10436

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: 10436

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...
by Pierre
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 10436

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

Romain wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:30 am
bonnielaurel wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:05 pm
I can't imagine a worse result.
But it reflects quite well the year-end lists of this decade on AM.
What I said. Disastrous.
by Pierre
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 10436

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

Reveals again, if need be, the followism which plagues Pitchfork's readership. Totally uninteresting.
by Pierre
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 66
Views: 7619

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

The most popular form of rock at this moment is Hip Hop. Classic Rock Radio is essentially just White Guys With Guitars (and Hendrix). They don't play ANY black styles of rock at all, not even Stevie Wonder or Prince. It's a sham. When I said classic rock, I had a restrictive definition of it. Hip-...
by Pierre
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 66
Views: 7619

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

Can I just ask - what's the point of the Rock n Roll HOF ? Whether we like it or not, a useful reminder for people following Pitchfork's school of music criticism that the majority of the population listening to rock music nowadays actually listens to classic rock. Remember that music subcultures w...
by Pierre
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Le Mot et le Reste
Replies: 40
Views: 19352

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 15, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 66
Views: 7619

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

I guess that would make them the modern Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers ! That noise we all just heard was Tom Petty rolling in his grave... :mrgreen: I have to agree with Harold there. Tom Petty was more well-respected than Dave Matthews ever was. And at least a bit more famous around these parts ...
by Pierre
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 66
Views: 7619

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

Since commercial success tends to help to get in the HOF more than critical cred, I call Whitney and the Dave Matthews Band (and probably Thin Lizzy) safe bets.
by Pierre
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire: 50 metal songs that defined 1989 (2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 2719

Loudwire: 50 metal songs that defined 1989 (2019)

https://loudwire.com/metal-songs-1989/ Accept | X-T-C Annihilator | Alice in Hell Atheist | On They Slay Autopsy | Charred Remains Badlands | High Wire Black Sabbath | Headless Cross Blind Guardian | Valhalla Blue Murder | Valley of the Kings Bolt Thrower | World Eater Candlemass | Under the Oak Car...
by Pierre
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1988 Recommendation Thread
Replies: 4
Views: 5633

Re: 1988 Recommendation Thread

I can't resist sharing a complete left-field discovery that I've run across for this year. Does the name of Jean Beauvoir ring a bell with anyone? If yes, then you're most probably making a mixup with the famous French novelist Simone de Beauvoir, otherwise you're Marty McFly. I can hardly believe a...
by Pierre
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 15725

Re: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:02 pm
great stuff
Moonbeam, you never tried Étienne Daho's Pour nos vies martiennes? That's one French album I think you would like, especially the hits from the album, "Bleu comme toi" and "Des heures hindoues"! :greetings-waveyellow:
by Pierre
Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roadie Crew (Brazil) - 100 Great Albums - Heavy Metal & Classic Rock (2007)
Replies: 3
Views: 1534

Re: Roadie Crew (Brazil) - 100 Great Albums - Heavy Metal & Classic Rock (2007)

Oh, OK, thanks for informing. I usually tend to look at the site's Critics' Lists to see if there's something to be added, especially considering there are some bands on those lists that haven't appeared in AC's radar yet (like Helloween, for example). I know what you mean. Best way is too used the...
by Pierre
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roadie Crew (Brazil) - 100 Great Albums - Heavy Metal & Classic Rock (2007)
Replies: 3
Views: 1534

Re: Roadie Crew (Brazil) - 100 Great Albums - Heavy Metal & Classic Rock (2007)

Hi Nowhere Man! Thanks! But I posted that one already :P I've posted an indecent amount of RC lists here since many of them were available/decipherable on their website. By the way, it seems it's been down for quite some time now. Oh, and by the way, the Ted Nugent diss was more of a running joke th...
by Pierre
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 27557

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

sonofsamiam wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:59 pm
27 | David Sylvian | Orpheus
Favourite song of all time. Everyone, stop doing what you're doing and listen to this :music-listening:
by Pierre
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums & songs of the decade (2010-2019)
Replies: 27
Views: 11139

Re: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums of the decade (2010-2019)

Jackson wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:52 pm
Also, can we stop the complaining every time Kanye doesn't top a list?
Wanna live in that timeline. Is there a slider in the assistance?
by Pierre
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 10436

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

I can't believe Nick Cave's "Jubilee Street" does not autopopulate...
by Pierre
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Kerrang: The 50 best albums of 1989, 1999, 2009 (2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 3018

Kerrang: The 50 best albums of 1989, 1999, 2009 (2019)

50 albums for each of these years of course. https://www.kerrang.com/features/the-50-best-albums-of-1989/ https://www.kerrang.com/features/the-50-best-albums-from-1999/ https://www.kerrang.com/features/the-50-best-albums-of-2009/ 1989 1 | Nine Inch Nails | Pretty Hate Machine 2 | Faith No More | The...
by Pierre
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire: The top 50 Korn songs, ranked (2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 3157

Loudwire: The top 50 Korn songs, ranked (2019)

https://loudwire.com/top-50-korn-songs-ranked/ 1 | Freak on a Leash | 1998 2 | Thoughtless | 2002 3 | Blind | 1994 4 | Falling Away from Me | 1999 5 | Here to Stay | 2002 6 | A.D.I.D.A.S. | 1996 7 | Shoots and Ladders | 1994 8 | Right Now | 2003 9 | Did My Time | 2003 10 | Got the Life | 1998 11 | Y...
by Pierre
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Guitar World: 30 best 12-string guitar songs of all-time (2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 3157

Guitar World: 30 best 12-string guitar songs of all-time (2019)

Or actually 31. https://www.guitarworld.com/artists/top-30-12-string-guitar-songs-all-time 1 | Eagles | Hotel California | 1976 2 | The Byrds | Eight Miles High | 1966 3 | Led Zeppelin | Over the Hills and Far Away | 1973 4 | Pink Floyd | Wish You Were Here | 1975 5 | Stevie Ray Vaughan | Rude Mood ...
by Pierre
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums & songs of the decade (2010-2019)
Replies: 27
Views: 11139

Re: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums of the decade (2010-2019)

Jimoincolor wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:12 pm
Surprised there's no Kanye
Finally a list I can agree with. I firmly stand by the not very popular opinion that Kanye West's first four albums were is best and far superior to anything he published in the 2010s.
by Pierre
Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 1994: The albums that changed the world (Metal Hammer, 2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 3746

1994: The albums that changed the world (Metal Hammer, 2019)

[Insert intro] https://www.loudersound.com/features/1994-the-albums-that-changed-the-world Marilyn Manson | Portrait of an American Family Pantera | Far Beyond Driven Mayhem | De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Korn | Korn Soundgarden | Superunknown Cradle of Filth | The Principle of Evil Made Flesh Converge...
by Pierre
Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 103
Views: 115578

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Jean-Jacques Goldman's stuff is now available.
by Pierre
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Le Mot et le Reste
Replies: 40
Views: 19352

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/ Bad news: I checked the Stoner book by Jean-Charle...
by Pierre
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Le Mot et le Reste
Replies: 40
Views: 19352

Re: Le Mot et le Reste

lagire wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:53 am
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/
by Pierre
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Louder Sound: A history of goth in 30 records 1979-2008 (2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 3440

Louder Sound: A history of goth in 30 records 1979-2008 (2019)

https://www.loudersound.com/features/history-of-goth-30-records Mix of singles & songs and albums. If no mention, then it's an album. A Certain Ratio | All Night Party | 1979 [single] Bauhaus | In the Flat Field | 1980 Siouxsie and the Banshees | Juju | 1981 The Cure | Pornography | 1982 The Danse S...
by Pierre
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Alphabet of Rock in 250 Clandestine Discographies (France) (2019)
Replies: 5
Views: 2442

Re: The Alphabet of Rock in 250 Clandestine Discographies (France) (2019)

lagire wrote: 2 Brian Eno Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror 1980
Credited to Harold Budd in the spreadsheet.
by Pierre
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Le Mot et le Reste
Replies: 40
Views: 19352

Re: Le Mot et le Reste

Hello, I think we have new contenders) in this great collection:-) Techno 100 : classique, hits et raretées https://lemotetlereste.com/musiques/techno100/ Move on up : la Soul en 100 disques. https://lemotetlereste.com/musiques/moveonup/ A cool one about funk came out too. There's a power pop one i...
by Pierre
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Hervé Bourhis/Hervé Tanquerelle (France) - Le Petit Livre French Pop (2018)
Replies: 2
Views: 2695

Re: Hervé Bourhis/Hervé Tanquerelle (France) - Le Petit Livre French Pop (2018)

lagire wrote: 2 Les Chats Renaissance Hermaphrodites 1972
Credited to Jean-Pierre Massiera in the spreadsheet.
by Pierre
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 14188

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll

No one is mentioning how what is probably the worst cover art of all time came out that year. Shocked. https://img.discogs.com/fOWDgTCOnwSSza22Mb4F4FGXskU=/fit-in/600x590/filters:strip_icc():format(jpeg):mode_rgb():quality(90)/discogs-images/R-6265590-1522362890-8662.jpeg.jpg Interestingly, I've lea...
by Pierre
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Music Attitude (IT) - The best records of 1992
Replies: 60
Views: 15153

Re: Music Attitude (IT) - The best records of 1992

Kuviello doesn't seem to give much followup to his posts. We mentioned errors in his Vasco Rossi songs list, and he didn't answer. Same here: I indicated that this is not just one list for 1992, but actually it's a bunch of lists that covers every year since 1962 (and there's even a previous page if...
by Pierre
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Louder Sound - 20 classic albums turning 20 in 2019 (20 best albums of 1999)
Replies: 0
Views: 3516

Louder Sound - 20 classic albums turning 20 in 2019 (20 best albums of 1999)

https://www.loudersound.com/features/20-albums-turning-20-in-2019 A | A Versus Monkey Kong Amen | Amen Blur | 13 Chris Cornell | Euphoria Morning Emperor | IX Equilibrium Feeder | Yesterday Went Too Soon Foo Fighters | There Is Nothing Left to Lose Goo Goo Dolls | Dizzy Up the Girl Kid Rock | Devil ...
by Pierre
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Capcom (edit: and Sega!) video game music added to Spotify
Replies: 11
Views: 11385

Re: Capcom (edit: and Sega!) video game music added to Spotify

Yes please! But if Square Enix is as happy to share their soundtracks as the were when they brought Final Fantasy to Super Smash Bros I'm not getting my hopes up yet. Well, guess what just happened :music-listening: Square-Enix added more music from Final Fantasy to Smash Bros? ;) Yeah, right. No, ...
by Pierre
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Capcom (edit: and Sega!) video game music added to Spotify
Replies: 11
Views: 11385

Re: Capcom (edit: and Sega!) video game music added to Spotify

Rob wrote:
Pierre wrote: Like everyone else, I now hope Square Enix will imitate them.
Yes please! But if Square Enix is as happy to share their soundtracks as the were when they brought Final Fantasy to Super Smash Bros I'm not getting my hopes up yet.
Well, guess what just happened :music-listening:
by Pierre
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME: The 100 greatest albums you've never heard (2011 & 2012)
Replies: 0
Views: 3634

NME: The 100 greatest albums you've never heard (2011 & 2012)

A feature from 2011, which was redone in 2012 due to popular demand or something. Artists and NME's editors chose albums that, well, the title says it all. Unranked. It appears the 2011 list phagocyted part of that famous Kurt Cobain list. 2011: https://rateyourmusic.com/list/MarilynRoxie/nme__the_1...
by Pierre
Thu May 16, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Music Attitude (IT) - The best records of 1992
Replies: 60
Views: 15153

Re: Music Attitude (IT) - The best records of 1992

Wait, am I missing something about how this works? Actually, there are best records for several decades, not just 1992.
by Pierre
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Panorama (IT) - Vasco Rossi: the 61 memorable songs
Replies: 2
Views: 4661

Re: Panorama (IT) - Vasco Rossi: the 61 memorable songs

Kuviello wrote: 24) Incredibile romantica (1981)
44) Incredibile romantica (1981)
I've noticed this one; I don't know if there are others.
by Pierre
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Radiónica 2: eleven Colombian rock albums to never forget (2016)
Replies: 2
Views: 6597

Re: Radiónica 2: eleven Colombian rock albums to never forget (2016)

There are many Colombian lists that hasn't added yet. There are hundreds of lists that haven't been added yet. In fact, there are lists that have been posted literally ten years ago that haven't been added yet. And that's normal, given the architecture of the website and Henrik's personal situation.
by Pierre
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Star's End radio show: 25 significant Star's End albums (2001)
Replies: 0
Views: 5616

Star's End radio show: 25 significant Star's End albums (2001)

Quoting their website: "STAR'S END is (with the exception of "Music from the Hearts of Space") the longest running radio program of ambient music in the world. Since 1976, STAR'S END has been providing the Philadelphia broadcast area with music to sleep and dream to." And for the list itself: "STAR'...
by Pierre
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 16156

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

Strangely enough, that debate has been raging in France in the last few years when Bertrand Cantat, frontman of Noir Désir, wished to resume his career after serving his sentence for Marie Trintignant's murder. The reaction was frankly hostile to say the least, and he had a difficult time completing...
by Pierre
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 77349

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

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by Pierre
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 77349

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Pierre wrote: I've been missing netjade
Message above mine:
jade.palooka wrote:jade.palooka
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