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by Pierre
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Best Video Games Soundtrack lists
Replies: 4
Views: 613

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: 300
Views: 23077

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: 65

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: 300
Views: 23077

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: 300
Views: 23077

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: 114

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: 114

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: 92

Re: EOY 2017 - Prog (UK)

StevieFan13 wrote:For you, Pierre!


Cookie caught! :character-cookiemonster:
by Pierre
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roadie Crew: ClassiCrew (since 2006)
Replies: 0
Views: 67

Roadie Crew: ClassiCrew (since 2006)

Hopefully, I'm done pillaging that magazine, unless the list of 81 albums from 1981 falls down from the sky (or rises from Hell, according to your viewpoint) :P SO. As you probably understood by now if you've followed my last dozen posts, although Roadie Crew is a paper mag, they're generous enough ...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 20, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roadie Crew: 50 main live albums in Classic Rock & Heavy Metal (2011)
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Roadie Crew: 50 main live albums in Classic Rock & Heavy Metal (2011)

http://www.roadiecrew.com/edicaoDetalhe.php?id=140 One more... No comment to make, as those have long become usual suspects with me, except that seeing Supertramp in such company is very surprising. AC/DC | If You Want Blood You've Got It | 1978 Accept | Staying a Life | 1990 Aerosmith | Live! Bootl...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roadie Crew: Great thrash metal from the Bay Area (2010)
Replies: 0
Views: 49

Roadie Crew: Great thrash metal from the Bay Area (2010)

http://www.roadiecrew.com/edicaoDetalhe.php?id=158 AKA great thrash metal albums from California. A little subgenre top 20, not very adventurous, but a list is a list. Bizarrely enough, no Megadeth or Slayer! Death Angel | The Ultra-Violence | 1987 Death Angel | Frolic Through the Park | 1988 Death ...
by Pierre
Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Poll creations
Topic: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?
Replies: 41
Views: 1492

Re: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?

bootsy wrote:
Pierre wrote:
bootsy wrote:You typed all of this and still make no sense. And this poll doesn't either.


I think I do

Nah you don't


Ooh, schoolyard-level debate here. Time to get back to work :banana-dreads:
by Pierre
Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Poll creations
Topic: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?
Replies: 41
Views: 1492

Re: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?

stuff You typed all of this and still make no sense. And this poll doesn't either. I think I do, but regardless, I wasn't particularly trying to anyway. The fact that I'm writing a wall of text doesn't necessarily mean I'm trying to make a point (I sometimes do), it may also mean that I'm just ramb...
by Pierre
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Poll creations
Topic: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?
Replies: 41
Views: 1492

Re: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?

Why is this a poll. This is about one of the silliest and most useless polls I've seen. Would this be a poll if some rock album was number 1 instead. I somehow doubt it. Because it's #1 with a large margin in the eoy spreadsheet, although very few people I have heard seem to think it's on the same ...
by Pierre
Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Poll creations
Topic: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?
Replies: 41
Views: 1492

Re: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?

I made this poll because I think it's the last option. Admittedly, I haven't listened to a lot of music from 2017, but this is still quite a strong feeling I have. It's not just about Kendrick, but established artists in general that gets almost all the love. Where is the desire for something new? ...
by Pierre
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Prog Report (UK)
Replies: 0
Views: 77

EOY 2017 - Prog Report (UK)

As stated here: http://progreport.com/new-best-prog-albums-of-2017/ I'm not completely familiar with the criteria for eligibility of EOY lists, so maybe it's for informational use only. Album of the year: Big Big Train - Grimspound Key track: "Brave Captain" Caligula's Horse - In Contact K...
by Pierre
Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 64
Views: 12723

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

I wonder if Charli XCX's new album, "Pop 2" which was released on December 15th will be on any of the remaining lists for this year or if it will be on next year's lists instead. I'm sure some songs on there would have made many year end lists too. Probably not much. Mixtapes aren't featu...
by Pierre
Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Will Friedwald (USA) - The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums (2017)
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Re: Will Friedwald (USA) - The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums (2017)

While working on the "jazz block" in the Le Mot et le Reste lists, I was thinking how it was relatively easy to find lists of general jazz or instrumental jazz, and how vocal jazz albums comparatively suffered. At least, this will balance things out a tad, so congrats.
by Pierre
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roadie Crew: 40 most important concept albums in history (2017)
Replies: 0
Views: 95

Roadie Crew: 40 most important concept albums in history (2017)

For a change, this one's ranked. And not only did I managed unwillingly to find a third nom for KISS's Music from "The Elder" , I also managed to find pretty much the only list in the world where it's ranked above Ziggy Stardust . I'm pretty sure that's some sort of sin that I'll have to p...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roadie Crew: 45 discs to understand Glam Metal (2017)
Replies: 0
Views: 73

Roadie Crew: 45 discs to understand Glam Metal (2017)

One more to drive my point home. http://www.roadiecrew.com/edicaoDetalhe.php?id=228 Van Halen | Van Halen | 1978 Def Leppard | Pyromania | 1983 Mötley Crüe | Shout at the Devil | 1983 Quiet Riot | Metal Health | 1983 Great White | Great White | 1984 Hanoi Rocks | Two Steps from the Move | 1984 Icon ...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roadie Crew: anniversary lists (2016 & 2017)
Replies: 0
Views: 89

Roadie Crew: anniversary lists (2016 & 2017)

Looks like they started a thirtieth anniversary thing in 2010 with the 1980 list I already posted, continued in 2011 for 1981, then gave up on it and resumed them in 2014 and 2015 for 1984 and 1985, only this time making lists of songs rather than albums. Given how I'm catching these lists, I can't ...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roadie Crew: 60 great albums of Brazilian Metal (2013)
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Roadie Crew: 60 great albums of Brazilian Metal (2013)

Here: http://www.roadiecrew.com/edicaoDetalhe.php?id=184 I snatched it the same way I did with the previous list. It's roughly in chronological order. Apparently, Brazilian Metal isn't limited to Sepultura (no Roots , surprisingly enough). Stress | Stress | 1982 Various Artists | S.P. Metal | 1984 M...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Roadie Crew: 100 great debut albums (+10 great debut EPs) in classic rock & heavy metal (2013)
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Roadie Crew: 100 great debut albums (+10 great debut EPs) in classic rock & heavy metal (2013)

So, here: http://www.roadiecrew.com/edicaoDetalhe.php?id=191 The magazine allows readers to look at thumbnails of scanned pages from the magazine. However, the names of the bands and the albums cover arts are decipherable, which allowed me to reconstruct the list. According to the opening notes, Bra...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 3276

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2017/12/rock_hall_voters_say_no_to_rad.html - Dire Straits - Nina Simone - The Moody Blues - The Cars - Bon Jovi - Sister Rosetta Tharpe (early influence) I have no further comment to add than the ones I've made already. The results speak for themselv...
by Pierre
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 3276

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

I guess the fan result does leave an impression on the other voters. Being an artists' artist and critics darling, I don't worry for Radiohead at all. There's just one more factor to keep in mind: as StevieFan13 pointed out, Radiohead have expressed public disdain for the Hall of Fame. We'll see if...
by Pierre
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Is there a site counting down the most acclaimed albums of every year?
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: Is there a site counting down the most acclaimed albums of every year?

Either I completely don't understand your question, or you happen to be on the website you need already. When you click on an album on AM, you can see the entirety of the lists it appears in, including the EOY lists...
by Pierre
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 132
Views: 5625

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Henrik wrote:New history pages have been added. Link from the top line.


Hey, that's a neat feature. Thanks for that! :happy-partydance:
by Pierre
Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Polygon top 500 games of all time
Replies: 12
Views: 396

Re: Polygon top 500 games of all time

Like, I don't want to come off as classic-bashing; just, there are some games that clearly benefit. And note that this is coming from someone who was born in 1992, so a lot of these classics I have approached from the perspective of having to go back; some of these games really do hold up, but some...
by Pierre
Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 3276

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

Actually, it was really weird than Kate Bush gets more votes than Radiohead I don't know... Kate Bush has an audience that crosses over between hipsters, 1980s pop fans and prog fans. That's one more audience than Radiohead (though Radiohead also have fans among electronic music lovers, but I'm not...
by Pierre
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 3276

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

That surely means that the voters that participated there voted consciously AGAINST Radiohead. I don't believe in that. The punishment might have been a thing but not on the scale of hundreds of thousands of votes. I do think it's more like many rock fans who are not so much into indie rock only ca...
by Pierre
Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 3276

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

StevieFan13 wrote:I reeeeaaallllyyyy hope it isn't just the fan vote winners - last thing we need is another all-dude class, like 2016 (especially when people like Kate Bush and Nina Simone are also in the running).


I believe that might unfortunately be an even safer bet than Radiohead's induction.
by Pierre
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 3276

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

I think the disconnection between the Rock Hall of Fame/Classic Rock demographics and the Pitchfork one never came into sharper relief.

https://www.guitarworld.com/artists/bon ... ll-of-fame

Radiohead's fate will be interesting to see.
by Pierre
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Johnny Hallyday (1943-2017)
Replies: 12
Views: 385

Re: R.I.P. Johnny Hallyday (1943-2017)

Is Hallyday to France as the Tragically Hip is to Canada? Is there even a parallel in the USA? (Maybe Bruce? Tom Petty had kind of a similar nationwide reaction). Clearly, the parallel with Bruce Springsteen is the better you can do. Gotcha. Bruce's appeal went a little further than America though ...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Johnny Hallyday (1943-2017)
Replies: 12
Views: 385

Re: R.I.P. Johnny Hallyday (1943-2017)

Thanks for this, Pierre. RIP to a true legend! You're welcome! I’ll admit, I don’t know much about him, but he sounds like an important and influential guy. RIP. You have no idea. A few days ago, a priest held a mass to help him recover from his cancer (obviously, that didn't work). Today, half of ...
by Pierre
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Polygon top 500 games of all time
Replies: 12
Views: 396

Re: Polygon top 500 games of all time

I'll have to explore it, but it sure looks much more decent than the one from JV.com. SMB3 at #2 is legit.
by Pierre
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Johnny Hallyday (1943-2017)
Replies: 12
Views: 385

R.I.P. Johnny Hallyday (1943-2017)

Johnny Hallyday: Death of an icon The famous singer died this morning in his home at the age of 74. He suffered from lung cancer since several months.[...]The singer has sold more than 110 million albums and sung more than 1000 songs. He had 40 gold discs, 20 platinum discs and 5 diamond discs. Jus...
by Pierre
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire - year/decade lists
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: Loudwire - year/decade lists

Thanks Pierre! Guess I was confused about ‘92. You're welcome! I also posted all these here for me, for if Henrik validates all these lists while I'm still working on the spreadsheet I would also add them, and this way it would be more manageable for me :) Otherwise, it will benefit the person who ...
by Pierre
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire - year/decade lists
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: Loudwire - year/decade lists

There you have them! Three notes: 1. I didn't find two lists for 1992 (only one), but I did find some for 2002 and 2003 2. The definition of hard rock is rather loose, as the category is mostly a catch-all for stuff that goes from hard rock to hair metal to punk to post-hardcore to nu metal to indus...
by Pierre
Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Ultimate Classic Rock - Top 10 Albums: 1980s & 1990s
Replies: 9
Views: 774

Re: Ultimate Classic Rock - Top 10 Albums: 1980s & 1990s

StevieFan13 wrote:The '00s throwback lists were in another thread.


Ah? I didn't know. Well, at least it will be more simple now everything's bundled here ;)
by Pierre
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Ultimate Classic Rock - Top 10 Albums: 1980s & 1990s
Replies: 9
Views: 774

Re: Ultimate Classic Rock - Top 10 Albums: 1980s & 1990s

If the 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s lists were eligible, I see no reason for the 2000s/2010s not to be as well. Therefore, here they come. Starting in 2011, they double as EOY lists. 2003 (done in 2013) http://ultimateclassicrock.com/2003-albums/ 1 | Led Zeppelin | How the West Was Won 2 | Warren Zevon |...
by Pierre
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Neil Young's entire discography is streamable for free
Replies: 0
Views: 122

Neil Young's entire discography is streamable for free

Seriously.

http://www.neilyoungarchives.com/

Not everything is available yet, but apparently, he means it: even the Buffalo Springfield and CSNY albums are listed there. I hope he's sorted out the legal issues before going that far.
by Pierre
Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Ultimate Classic Rock - Top 10 Albums: 1980s & 1990s
Replies: 9
Views: 774

Re: Ultimate Classic Rock - Top 10 Albums: 1980s & 1990s

StevieFan13 wrote:
Pierre wrote:The eligibility of these was never decided, was it?

They’re in the summary, so I think they’re ok.


That would be cool, because if we have to wait for Pitchfork's help, those 80's Genesis, Journey and Billy Joel albums won't get added to AM often :mrgreen:
by Pierre
Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Prog Report EOY
Replies: 0
Views: 73

Prog Report EOY

In case this website is eligible too. EOY 2016 Best Prog Songs of 2016 http://progreport.com/best-prog-songs-of-2016/ Song of the year: Haken | The Architect Big Big Train | Folklore Neal Morse | The Ways of a Fool The Dear Hunter | The Moon/Awake Thank You Scientist | Mr. Invisible Steven Wilson | ...
by Pierre
Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Prog Sphere EOY 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Prog Sphere EOY 2016

As the title says. The only EOY list potentially eligible (if Prog Sphere is eligible), before it's messier. 2016 http://www.prog-sphere.com/specials/best-20-releases-of-2016-by-prog-sphere/ 1 | Periphery | Periphery III: Select Difficulty 2 | Meshuggah | The Violent Sleep of Reason 3 | Devin Townse...
by Pierre
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Summary of earlier EOY lists to be added
Replies: 44
Views: 7510

Re: Summary of earlier EOY lists to be added

Classic Rock - EOY 2012 http://acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=720 Classic Rock - EOY 2011 http://pub37.bravenet.com/forum/static/show.php?usernum=3172289350&frmid=7238&msgid=1202718&cmd=show Metal Hammer - EOY all post-2008 lists? http://www.rocklistmusic.co.uk/metal.h...
by Pierre
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Ultimate Classic Rock - Top 10 Albums: 1980s & 1990s
Replies: 9
Views: 774

Re: Ultimate Classic Rock - Top 10 Albums: 1980s & 1990s

The eligibility of these was never decided, was it?
by Pierre
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: "Black Music, de la soul au R'n'B, les 100 albums cultes" - Christian Eudeline (FR)
Replies: 6
Views: 517

Re: "Black Music, de la soul au R'n'B, les 100 albums cultes" - Christian Eudeline (FR)

Added to the lists not-decided-yet thread. Thanks lagire!

lagire wrote:Only miss now The Punk one


Indeed!
by Pierre
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Spin - 30 Best Emo Revival Albums, Ranked (2017)
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: Spin - 30 Best Emo Revival Albums, Ranked (2017)

There's already a revival? Man, it feels like yesterday when the fad ended. Maybe I should accept that I'm getting old :D
by Pierre
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: HipHopDX - The 25 most important mixtapes of the decade so far (2015)
Replies: 0
Views: 67

HipHopDX - The 25 most important mixtapes of the decade so far (2015)

Here: https://hiphopdx.com/editorials/id.2829/title.the-25-most-important-mixtapes-of-the-decade-so-far Big K.R.I.T. | K.R.I.T. Wuz Here | 2010 Wiz Khalifa | Kush & Orange Juice | 2010 Earl Sweatshirt | Earl | 2010 Joey Bada$$ | 1999 | 2012 Yelawolf | Trunk Muzik | 2010 Action Bronson & Part...

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