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by Pierre
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time
Replies: 12
Views: 256

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

Oh, and what about instrumental hip-hop featuring vocal samples? Like Grandmaster Flash's "The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel" or Run-D.M.C.'s "Jay's Game"?
by Pierre
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time
Replies: 12
Views: 256

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

StevieFan13 wrote:


Video game music? OK :music-rockon:

by Pierre
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time
Replies: 12
Views: 256

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

You forgot to mention a deadline, and whether soundtrack composers were considered classical music composers or not ;)
by Pierre
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: KROQ question
Replies: 36
Views: 421

Re: KROQ question

I always thought it was more about American vs British music than white vs black. British were really good exporting their music during 60's and 70's throught Americas and Europe. White music vs. black music (my gosh I hate those color-based qualifiers) American music vs. British music American &am...
by Pierre
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: KROQ question
Replies: 36
Views: 421

Re: KROQ question

I always thought it was more about American vs British music than white vs black. British were really good exporting their music during 60's and 70's throught Americas and Europe. White music vs. black music (my gosh I hate those color-based qualifiers) American music vs. British music American &am...
by Pierre
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: FIP's ideal discotheque (2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

Re: FIP's ideal discotheque (2017)

I'm not fond of that list. There's that stupid distribution toward recent years even for legacy acts of course, but it's also one of those lists, very elitist, very Parisian, aimed at "those who know" and not the average guy. This kind of lists tend to annoy me a lot today. It has things g...
by Pierre
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Roadie Crew (Brazil)
Replies: 0
Views: 419

EOY 2018 - Roadie Crew (Brazil)

They do a common top for the first time ever this year. I know no new sources will be added this time around, but it's otherwise eligible, as Roadie Crew is a published magazine in Brazil. https://roadiecrew.com.br/produto/edicao-240/ Starts at page 57. International albums 1 | Judas Priest | Firepo...
by Pierre
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 4775

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

Two acts in for me this year, so not bad at all. And I think the whole class is very deserving, these are all people who left an undeniable footprint in popular culture. I generally feel like several people have stated that older acts should be given a priority, although here on AM this criterion wa...
by Pierre
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock- The 50 Greatest AOR Albums of All Time
Replies: 3
Views: 441

Re: Classic Rock- The 50 Greatest AOR Albums of All Time

starchman46 wrote:Oh wow, cocked up with a lot of album titles!


Not that much actually, but I fixed them just to make the boss's life easier when the lists will be processed further down the line :) And to avoid spreading the points unnecessarily between double entries in the database, which happens.
by Pierre
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock- The 50 Greatest AOR Albums of All Time
Replies: 3
Views: 441

Re: Classic Rock- The 50 Greatest AOR Albums of All Time

Eligible? See this thread: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=4179 Lists of this kind need to have their thread be posted there; I took the freedom of doing it for you for this one. Thanks! To Henrik: it's from the January 2019 edition. 46. Drive She Said- Drive She Said (...
by Pierre
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1986
Replies: 2
Views: 2798

Re: 1986

Enfer Magazine (France) (Litt. "Hell Magazine") Historically considered the first magazine entirely dedicated to hard rock & heavy metal in France; it ran from 1983 to 1987. The EOY 1986 is the only top they published in their lifetime. All the magazines can be read online here: http:/...
by Pierre
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Sea of Tranquillity (US)
Replies: 0
Views: 622

EOY 2018 - Sea of Tranquillity (US)

https://www.seaoftranquility.org/sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=310 The aggregated list's at the bottom. 1. Judas Priest : Firepower 2. Spock’s Beard : Noise Floor 3. Riverside : Wasteland 4. Amorphis : Queen of Time 5. Haken : Vector 6. Uriah Heep : Living the Dream 7. U.D.O. : Steelfactory ...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Browsing Songs For Genres
Replies: 1
Views: 1469

Re: Browsing Songs For Genres

Hi, so I'm asking if there is any way to browse songs for a specific genre? I know it works for albums. Cause I want to be able to access for a example songs that is only for the genre Grunge, Rock, Metal etc etc. Thanks in advance for any help. Kind regards, DarthWayne97 Not available yet. It's in...
by Pierre
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 4775

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

Jirin wrote:1) Tim Buckley


Ups, Tim slipped my mind when I made my top 10. What you get for not looking back at your last ballots and try to piece them back up by memory. Anyway, I like how my ballot turned out for this year, so next year then.
by Pierre
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 4775

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

1. The Grateful Dead Out of the big acts that originated in the 1960s, they're probably one of the very last who made a lasting cultural impact worldwide who are not yet inducted. 2. Léo Ferré The French moment. In France we usually say that Brassens, Brel and Ferré were the three giants of French c...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 109
Views: 20749

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

SpankyRevolution wrote:gigantic acts [...] didn't release anything


Glad to know Kanye isn't a gigantic act anymore. One album too late, but oh well.
by Pierre
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Louder Sound Top 200 albums of the 1980s (2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 2992

Louder Sound Top 200 albums of the 1980s (2018)

The catchy title is just a way of putting it in parallel with the Pitchfork list of the same name from a few months ago to catch the eye of the unsuspecting AMer. Actually, it's just the aggregation of a series of 20 best albums per year Louder Sound (ex-Team Rock, aka Classic Rock, Metal Hammer &am...
by Pierre
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s
Replies: 43
Views: 10344

Re: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s

Pitchfork rose at a time when the hipster subculture was in its infancy as an alternative-indie rock amateur publication, and catering to the predominantly mid-to-up class American white men, who grown listening to student radios, they were. Twenty years in, the hipster subculture has faded and a nu...
by Pierre
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Rachid Taha (1958-2018)
Replies: 2
Views: 756

R.I.P. Rachid Taha (1958-2018)

We learned on Wednesday about the death of Algerian musician, who lived in France, Rachid Taha on Tuesday. Taha died of heart failure, in the Paris region, according to Le Parisien. Pioneer of alternative rock and the fusion of popular music styles, whether Western, Middle Eastern and North-African...
by Pierre
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: KISS's 50 best songs (Roadie Crew [BR], 2018)
Replies: 0
Views: 3910

KISS's 50 best songs (Roadie Crew [BR], 2018)

Because we all need more rock'n'roll superheroes in our lives, even though most of us don't realize it. https://roadiecrew.com.br/produto/edicao-236/ 1 | Rock and Roll All Nite | 1975 2 | Beth | 1976 3 | I Was Made for Lovin' You | 1979 4 | Detroit Rock City | 1976 5 | Deuce | 1974 6 | Black Diamond...
by Pierre
Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 304
Views: 60692

Re: Help wanted!

Very late discovery: in the spreadsheet, Paul Horn's albums "Inside" and "Inside the Taj Mahal" are actually the same album.
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Reviews New Age - 50 greatest New Age albums of all time (2013)
Replies: 0
Views: 1356

Reviews New Age - 50 greatest New Age albums of all time (2013)

From here: https://www.reviewsnewage.com/2013/12/20/50-greatest-new-age-albums-of-all-time/ "Reviews New Age asked a large group of artists, producers, industry executives and specialized journalists to create a selection of the best albums in the genre." Probably the exact polar opposite ...
by Pierre
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Quietus: "I Prefer Their Later Work": 40 Brilliant Albums At The End Of Artists' Careers (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 3505

The Quietus: "I Prefer Their Later Work": 40 Brilliant Albums At The End Of Artists' Careers (2017)

A funny one that went under the radar. http://thequietus.com/articles/22490-i-prefer-their-later-work AC/DC, Black Ice (2008) Alice In Chains - Black Gives Way To Blue (2009) The Beach Boys – Keepin' the Summer Alive (1980) Frank Black & The Catholics - Show Me Your Tears (2003) Can - Saw Deligh...
by Pierre
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Tsunami Edizioni: Black Metal Compendium (2017-2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Tsunami Edizioni: Black Metal Compendium (2017-2018)

Published in three volumes in 2017-2018. The authors are named Lorenzo Ottolenghi and Simone Vavalà: http://www.tsunamiedizioni.com/--00-PDF/BMC1.pdf http://www.tsunamiedizioni.com/--00-PDF/BMC2.pdf http://www.tsunamiedizioni.com/--00-PDF/BMC3.pdf "...Distancing ourselves from the "I 100 m...
by Pierre
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Le Mot et le Reste
Replies: 26
Views: 6061

Re: Le Mot et le Reste

Aside from the Soul 100 book which came out last month, two more are planned for August: a Techno 100 and a book titled Reggatta de Blanc which will cover the non-Jamaican reggae artists, which will also be a top 100 albums actually. Alongside the Soul 100 book last month, there was another one titl...
by Pierre
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Blitz: 25 Best Portuguese Albums 1960-2010 (2009)
Replies: 2
Views: 1560

Re: Blitz: 25 Best Portuguese Albums 1960-2010 (2009)

Hi Pierre, the original list is actually longer. It consists of a Top 10 for the 60s, and Top 40 for the other decades, respectively. I've included sources for everyone to verify. Neat to know, very interesting and having the links and the entire list transcribed here is just perfect. Excellent, Ra...
by Pierre
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 5126

Re: Kanye West - Ye

Pitchfork's review is out. 7.1 (even though the review is pretty negative). Also, from the conclusion: [...]Maybe we cared way too much, projecting all that genius onto a guy who wore shutter shades and never missed an opportunity for a mayonnaise pun. Maybe it created a dynamic that’s turned out to...
by Pierre
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 5126

Re: Kanye West - Ye

I'm getting a really sad feeling like this might be the start of the phase that a lot of great artists eventually devolve into where their new music is only passable. Maybe I'm just overreacting here, I'll always love Kanye and I'm really happy he is taking a step back to work on his mental health ...
by Pierre
Wed May 30, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) - The Real 100 Greatest Albums of the '90s (2018)
Replies: 4
Views: 1304

Re: Classic Rock (UK) - The Real 100 Greatest Albums of the '90s (2018)

17 | AC/DC | Razors Age | 1990 "The Razor's Edge" :P and 70 | Warrior Soul | Last Decade of the Century | 1990 "Last Decade Dead Century" ;) 24 | Coverdale Page | Coverdale Page | 1993 Classed in the spreadsheet under David Coverdale & Jimmy Page, just in case (yes, anticipa...
by Pierre
Thu May 24, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 304
Views: 60692

Re: Help wanted!

Une chose est certaine, je ne referai jamais ça. Rooooh, c'est dommage avec toutes les listes du "mot et le reste" à venir ! :D About that: an American blues-rock, a shoegaze and a gangsta rap book passed by, but none was list-based. Two coming next month: one about Soul music which is de...
by Pierre
Sat May 19, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Christian Eudeline: Punk - 100 cult albums (2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 1843

Re: Christian Eudeline: Punk - 100 cult albums (2017)

Got it - illegally. Really didn't want to pay for this, and the list is rather pedestrian, so I have no regret. The Seeds | The Seeds | 1966 The Velvet Underground & Nico | The Velvet Underground & Nico | 1967 The Stooges | The Stooges | 1969 New York Dolls | New York Dolls | 1973 The Dictat...
by Pierre
Wed May 16, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Blitz: 25 Best Portuguese Albums 1960-2010 (2009)
Replies: 2
Views: 1560

Blitz: 25 Best Portuguese Albums 1960-2010 (2009)

One from the old forum which I'm sure was never added. https://www.publico.pt/2009/10/30/culturaipsilon/noticia/blitz-elege-os-25-melhores-albuns-portugueses-das-ultimas-quatro-decadas-1407602 Divided in top 5 by decade. 1960s 1 | Carlos Paredes | Guitarra portuguesa | 1967 2 | Amália Rodrigues | Am...
by Pierre
Wed May 16, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: «Афиша» Magazine (Russia): 50 best Russian albums according to young musicians
Replies: 1
Views: 1025

Re: «Афиша» Magazine (Russia): 50 best Russian albums according to young musicians

(50 лучших русских альбомов всех времен - Выбор молодых музыкантов) https://rateyourmusic.com/list/Simon3rd/50-best-russian-albums-according-to-young-musicians-50-%D0%BB%D1%83%D1%87%D1%88%D0%B8%D1%85-%D1%80%D1%83%D1%81%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B8%D1%85-%D0%B0%D0%BB%D1%8C%D0%B1%D0%BE%D0%BC%D0%BE%D0%B2-%D0%B2%...
by Pierre
Wed May 09, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Yomiuri Shimbun - Heisei period 30 most famous J-Pop albums (2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 1095

Yomiuri Shimbun - Heisei period 30 most famous J-Pop albums (2018)

Found here: https://rateyourmusic.com/list/Absolutismmmm/j-pop-%E5%B9%B3%E6%88%90%E3%81%AE%E5%90%8D%E7%9B%A430/ I'm not sure the list is eligible (the title clearly says "famous", not "best"; the AKB48 album for instance has been fried by Japanese critics but most other artists h...
by Pierre
Sat May 05, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rock & Folk New Wave special - 100 landmark albums (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 1769

Re: Rock & Folk New Wave special - 100 landmark albums (2017)

The Pretenders are missing. It's funny but when I think about the Pretenders, I associate them more with jangle pop than I do new wave, even though I know that Wikipedia and RYM do tag them as new wave. Then again, same goes for the Smiths, and they're there, so I don't know. French critics tend to...
by Pierre
Wed May 02, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Update on the update
Replies: 10
Views: 2132

Re: Update on the update

Am I the only one who thinks expanding the album list to 5,000 is a bad idea? At what point does this essential list of the all-time greatest LPs stop turning into a list of almost every single album that was ever mentioned by a critic, in a book or on a list? I'm happy for new albums replacing oth...
by Pierre
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rock & Folk New Wave special - 100 landmark albums (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 1769

Re: Rock & Folk New Wave special - 100 landmark albums (2017)

StevieFan13 wrote:Wait! They have Speak and Spell. Never mind.


And Movement too, but they put it in 1980 for whatever reason, and I didn't fix it.
by Pierre
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rock & Folk New Wave special - 100 landmark albums (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 1769

Rock & Folk New Wave special - 100 landmark albums (2017)

As every single publication pumps out specials about 1968, Rock & Folk decided to do a New Wave for apparently no reason whatsoever, with the mandatory top 100 albums being there. So there you go (despite what the title of the magazine states, it goes beyond 1984). https://www2.lekiosk.com/fr/pu...
by Pierre
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Update on the update
Replies: 10
Views: 2132

Re: Update on the update

I hope you're all ok with that (but you definitely don't need to write all those nice things again :D). Lately I've been aiming my life at other goals and interests, so I've retired from my activity on the forum. Therefore, I missed that moment, and this watershed of nice things was one I didn't pa...
by Pierre
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 304
Views: 60692

Re: Help wanted!

Une chose est certaine, je ne referai jamais ça. Rooooh, c'est dommage avec toutes les listes du "mot et le reste" à venir ! :D About that: an American blues-rock, a shoegaze and a gangsta rap book passed by, but none was list-based. Two coming next month: one about Soul music which is de...
by Pierre
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rock Hard (FRA) - La Métalthèque idéale Vol 2 (1969-2015) (2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 1345

Re: Rock Hard (FRA) - La Métalthèque idéale Vol 2 (1969-2015) (2018)

Here you go... OK. So this list is far bigger than the first volume of the metaltheque, since every single main (reviewed) entries (save for a few) have a recommended secondary (non-reviewed) entry. And you must add to that the "And also..." sections that are featured for each subgenre min...
by Pierre
Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Roadie Crew (BR)
Replies: 0
Views: 1560

EOY 2017 - Roadie Crew (BR)

I'm not sure it's going to last forever, but the new design for their website is somewhat defective as it's programmed to only show unreadable thumbnails of their scanned magazines, but with a little knowledge of Firefox's functionalities you are capable of opening the whole pages in perfectly reada...
by Pierre
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Best Video Games Soundtrack lists
Replies: 4
Views: 1723

Re: Best Video Games Soundtrack lists

Yes, that's thread necromancy, but I felt like I needed to. I added all of the lists that EmilienDelRey posted to the spreadsheet except for those ones - back then I was terrified by the difficulty of these lists. I've been places since then, and I now find those ridiculously easy :D Those were cond...
by Pierre
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 304
Views: 60692

Re: Help wanted!

I'm exploring some mixtapes lists right now and I just realized that for some reason I didn't add "The Purple Mixtape" by Cam'ron (secondary entry in the Le Mot et le Reste mixtapes list) in the main spreadsheet. This could make a difference, since this mixtape also appears in other mixtap...
by Pierre
Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Sea of Tranquility (US)
Replies: 0
Views: 614

EOY 2017 - Sea of Tranquility (US)

Found here: http://www.seaoftranquility.org/sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=302 1. Styx : The Mission () 2. Deep Purple : inFinite () 3. Cats in Space : Scarecrow () 4. Ayreon : The Source () 5. Sons Of Apollo : Psychotic Symphony () 6. Enslaved : E () 7. Steven Wilson : To The Bone () 8. Iced...
by Pierre
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 304
Views: 60692

Re: Help wanted!

Thanks to you guys, you are amazing! And yes, Henrik, I surely will :) Romain ne t'en fais pas, c'est sans doute le karma, moi-même j'ai parlé des éditeurs Camion Blanc et Tsunami Edizioni ici (sans parler de tout un tas d'autres listes que j'ai postées), donc bon :mrgreen: Une chose est certaine, j...
by Pierre
Mon Dec 25, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 304
Views: 60692

Re: Help wanted!

Merry Christmas everybody. As my special gift, please find the All Albums spreadsheet joined, as I'm finally done working on it. Here are the lists I added: - John M. Borack - Shake Some Action: 200 Greatest Power-Pop Albums (2007) - Charles Gavin, Tarik de Souza, Carlos Calado and Arthur Dapieve: 3...
by Pierre
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Ultimate Classic Rock - Classic Rock's Second Best Albums (2017)
Replies: 1
Views: 842

Re: Ultimate Classic Rock - Classic Rock's Second Best Albums (2017)

Billy Idol, 'Generation X' (1978) They're cheating a bit there, since it's actually a band. Though who remembers them :P Otherwise, I'll take the occasion to say that beside Rush, Scorpions, Iron Maiden and Van Halen who will enjoy ridiculous pushes, I think the goofiest act that rakes way more acc...
by Pierre
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Guitar World: 25 off-the-beaten-path albums every guitarist needs to hear (2016)
Replies: 1
Views: 835

Guitar World: 25 off-the-beaten-path albums every guitarist needs to hear (2016)

As stated here, voted by staff: https://www.guitarworld.com/artists/25-beaten-path-albums-every-guitarist-needs-hear Not really sure this is eligible, but I post it just in case. Chet Atkins | Hometown Guitar | 1968 Eddie Boyd with Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac | 7936 South Rhodes | 1968 Larry Carlton...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Prog (UK)
Replies: 1
Views: 601

Re: EOY 2017 - Prog (UK)

StevieFan13 wrote:For you, Pierre!


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