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by RB
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: metal Hammer 50 years
Replies: 4
Views: 1261

Re: metal Hammer 50 years

50 Greatest Albums - 47 metal stars listed on the panel, one pick per artist Coven - Witchcraft Destroys Minds And Reaps Souls (1969) Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath (1970) Deep Purple - Machine Head (1972) Scorpions - In Trance (1975) Alice Cooper - Welcome To My Nightmare (1975) Kiss - Alive! (1975)...
by RB
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: metal Hammer 50 years
Replies: 4
Views: 1261

Re: metal Hammer 50 years

Unranked chronological order again (boohoo).
by RB
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time
Replies: 15
Views: 2889

Re: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time

Don't know if those other 9 single staff picks should count but anyway they are: EDITORIAL [...And their influential record missing from our list...] Editor Ted Kessler [Parliament – Flashlight] Deputy Editor Niall Doherty [Dr Feelgood – Down By The Jetty] Art Director Daniel Knight [De La Soul – 3 ...
by RB
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time
Replies: 15
Views: 2889

Re: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time

Henrik wrote:It looks like it’s one record per artist, and The Beatles has a song/single listed.


3 Bowie albums, 2 Radiohead albums & those Various ones but no one has Single & Album, closest being Joy Division/New Order with Unknown Pleasures & Blue Monday.
by RB
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time
Replies: 15
Views: 2889

Re: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time

Hymie wrote:
Pierre wrote:What makes them important?

According to Wikipedia they have a circulation of just 44,000.


That's a healthy figure now, smilar to the others. NME was down to 15k in it's last days as a paid for publication in 2015.
by RB
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time
Replies: 15
Views: 2889

Re: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time

Albums KURT WEILL AND BERTOLT BRECHT - THE THREEPENNY OPERA (1928) THE BEACH BOYS - PET SOUNDS (1966) THE VELVET UNDERGROUND - THE VELVET UNDERGROUND & NICO (1967) LOVE - FOREVER CHANGES (1967) CAPTAIN BEEFHEART AND HIS MAGIC BAND - SAFE AS MILK (1967) THE KINKS - SOMETHING ELSE (1967) VARIOUS -...
by RB
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time
Replies: 15
Views: 2889

Re: Q magazine - 156 most influential records

156 + 9 single staff picks. Unranked chronological order i think.
by RB
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time
Replies: 15
Views: 2889

Re: Q magazine - 156 most influential records

April issue. Advertised as out on 12th Feb & 164 but just saw a copy in local newsagents & on the cover it says 156!?
by RB
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time
Replies: 15
Views: 2889

Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time

In the new issue, out in a few days
by RB
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock - The Real 100 Greatest Albums of the '60s
Replies: 0
Views: 1048

Classic Rock - The Real 100 Greatest Albums of the '60s

In the latest issue, same vein as the others: - 1 album per artist - don't choose the most famous record - justify it 1. Jimi Hendrix - Axis: Bold as love 2. The Beatles - White Album 3. The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed 4. Led Zeppelin - s/t 5. Free - Tons of Sobs 6. Jeff Beck - Truth 7. Fleetwood ...
by RB
Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) - 200 Greatest Rock Albums
Replies: 8
Views: 1761

Re: Classic Rock (UK) - 200 Greatest Rock Albums

The bubbling unders : AC/DC – High Voltage Adams, Bryan – Reckless Aerosmith – Pump Aerosmith – Permanent Vacation Alice In Chains - Dirt Allman Brothers – Idlewild South Alter Bridge – Blackbird Asia – Asia Band, The – The Band Beck, Jeff – Blow By Blow Beck, Jeff Group The – Truth Beck, Bogart &am...
by RB
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) - 200 Greatest Rock Albums
Replies: 8
Views: 1761

Classic Rock (UK) - 200 Greatest Rock Albums

This is a recent special edition which i will try & find. The 200 albums were picked by the writers. They then asked the readers votes for a top 100. #1 was Dark Side Of The Moon.
by RB
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - The Sun (UK)
Replies: 0
Views: 884

EOY 2017 - The Sun (UK)

Transcribed from today's issue. No top 20 tracks which they usually do, but guess it could be online somewhere (as it was 2 years ago: http://acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=3346) 1. Lorde - Melodrama 2. Liam Gallagher - As You Were 3. The Horrors - V 4. Robert Plant - Carry Fire ...
by RB
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 20 Greatest R.E.M. Songs of their major-label era (1988-2003)
Replies: 0
Views: 1011

UNCUT - 20 Greatest R.E.M. Songs of their major-label era (1988-2003)

This was in the Nov 2003 edition just prior to the release of their In Time Best Of, which covered this period. It's an UNCUT staff list with the band talking David Stubbs through the selections. 20. Shiny Happy People 19. I'll Take The Rain 18. Strange Currencies 17. Nightswimming 16. How the west ...
by RB
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 20 Greatest U2 Songs
Replies: 4
Views: 1360

Re: UNCUT - 20 Greatest U2 Songs

Maybe. Have to go back through the old forum.
by RB
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 20 Best R.E.M. Songs (2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 985

Re: Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 20 Best R.E.M. Songs (2017)

Nice, but no Radio Free Europe wtf!?
by RB
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 20 Greatest U2 Songs
Replies: 4
Views: 1360

UNCUT - 20 Greatest U2 Songs

This was from a 2004 Legends Edition on U2. Chosen by the exclusive Uncut Legends panel of rock luminaries (22 listed in all) : 20. Out Of Control 19. Acrobat 18. A Sort Of Homecoming 17. Miss Sarajevo 16. Angel Of Harlem 15. Desire 14. The Unforgettable Fire 13. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looki...
by RB
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 3600

Re: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)

Ok here it is 1. Creep (Single, 1992 ; Pablo Honey, 1993) 2. Planet Telex (The Bends, 1995) 3. The Bends (The Bends, 1995) 4. Street Spirit (Fade Out) (The Bends, 1995) 5. Talk Show Host ('Street Spirit' Single, 1996 ; Romeo + Juliet OST, 1996) 6. Airbag (OK Computer, 1997) 7. Paranoid Android (OK C...
by RB
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 3600

Re: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)

Henrik wrote:
Henrik wrote:And what about the 31 songs in the playlist above?

Still not resolved. No subscribers here? RB?


I don't know about the Spotify list Henrik.

The list in UNCUT is definitely chronological.
by RB
Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 3600

Re: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)

It's chronological order in the magazine.
by RB
Thu May 25, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Sunday Times (UK) - 100 Albums To Love
Replies: 2
Views: 1563

The Sunday Times (UK) - 100 Albums To Love

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/100-albums-to-love-h96r0kf60 The Sunday Times, May 21 2017, 12:01am MUSIC 100 albums to love Kendrick Lamar, Dusty Springfield, Nick Cave, Blondie: they’re all here, in Culture’s hot list of rock and pop classics Compiled by: Dan Cairns, Anna Conrad, Jonathan Dean,...
by RB
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 312
Views: 109215

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

Achtung Baby on NME's later Top 500 albums list :

497. Achtung Baby - U2's much-needed industrial electro-rock makeover with 'The Fly' made for a formidable rejuvenation and paved the way for tech-rock transformations from many other acts over the decade to come.
by RB
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 500 Greatest Albums Of All-Time
Replies: 82
Views: 39591

Re: NME - 500 Greatest Albums Of All-Time

Achtung Baby retrospectively included?
by RB
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 1822

Re: Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)

Yes i think that is about right Henrik.
by RB
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 1822

Re: Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)

I count 117 albums in all & if it was ranked based on, A. Number of picks & then, B. Best positions It would look something like this : 1. The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground & Nico (1,2,2,8,4,2) 2. The Strokes - Is This It (10,4,9,8,4,5) 3. De La Soul - 3 Feet Hig...
by RB
Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 1822

Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)

Or the greatest debut albums of all time... Only rule is that no artist could have ever released an album under a previous guise. So, no Bjork, for example, because she'd recorded albums in the Sugarcubes, and no Led Zeppelin as Jimmy Page had been in the Yardbirds. All the #1's are the picks each w...
by RB
Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 500 Greatest Albums Of All-Time
Replies: 82
Views: 39591

Re: NME - 500 Greatest Albums Of All-Time

Surprised how much they shafted U2 on these two lists considering they ranked them their 9th Greatest Artist Of All Time (in 2002) & gave them the Godlike Genius award (in 2001). The Achtung Baby entry was in the later deluxe magazine version of the same 500 Greatest Albums part. So should it ac...
by RB
Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Of The 80s
Replies: 0
Views: 699

Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Of The 80s

In the same vein as the recent 70s one 'Welcome to our epic rundown of the real 100 greatest albums of the 80s - the connoisseurs choice. The rules are simple : - 1 album per artist - don't choose the most famous record - justify it' 100. Bauhaus - In The Flat Field 99. The Pogues - If i should fall...
by RB
Sat Dec 03, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) EOY 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1698

Re: Classic Rock (UK) EOY 2016

The Icons (The Stuff Of Legends) : David Bowie - Dollar Days Iggy Pop - Guardinia Metallica - Moth Into Flame Bon Jovi - This House Is Not For Sale Motorhead - Bomber (Live) Glen Hughes - Heavy Red Hot Chili Peppers - Go Robot Singalongs (Warning: Very Catchy) : The Struts - Pour Your Money On Me Ch...
by RB
Fri Dec 02, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) EOY 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1698

Classic Rock (UK) EOY 2016

50. Heart - Broken Beautiful 49. Weezer - The White Album 48. Purple - Bodacious 47. Joe Bonamassa - Blues Of Desperation 46. Drive-By Truckers - American Band 45. Ming City Rockers - Lemon 44. Hey! Hello! - Hey! Hello! Two! 43. Biffy Clyro - Ellipsis 42. Crobot - Welcome To Fat City 41. Brian Fallo...
by RB
Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:56 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years
Replies: 7
Views: 2472

Re: Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years

JR wrote:Thanks. :)

Out of curiosity, were the five compilations?


No just 'Anthologies'.
by RB
Thu Jun 02, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years
Replies: 7
Views: 2472

Re: Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years

Picked by 24 writers it's 15 albums per year, except 6 for 2016, plus 5 Soundtracks, 5 Live albums & 5 Anthologies. Also 5 but actually 6 or 7 'Modern Hero' picks, of which 5 were also picked by the writers. So the total is actually 472 or 473. I guess you could add more weight to the 5 picks th...
by RB
Mon May 30, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years
Replies: 7
Views: 2472

Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years

http://www.qthemusic.com/15880/q361-30t ... y-special/

Out today. Looks like it's a writers/musicians list this time. Sorry Henrik!
by RB
Sun May 29, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 22
Views: 5192

Re: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die

I guess The Stones & Jesus & Mary Chain entries can't be included either (as well as Azealia Banks) as they are Compilations.
by RB
Sun May 29, 2016 9:15 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 22
Views: 5192

Re: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die

EmilienDelRey wrote:
RB wrote:& so 117 albums to hear before you die (updated 2016)...


'Angus Young, AC/DC, The Beatles - The White Album (1968)' wasn't on the original list and you forgot to add it on the updated list!


Now sorted ;)
by RB
Sun May 29, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 22
Views: 5192

Re: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die

I thought i'd seen most of this before. So these 17 to add to the original list : Angus Young, AC/DC, The Beatles - The White Album (1968) Richard Linklater, Boyhood director, Frank Zappa - Joe's Garage, Acts I, II & III (1987) Tom Hiddlestone, Actor, The Rolling Stones - 40 Licks (2002) Matt Ki...
by RB
Wed May 18, 2016 1:09 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 22
Views: 5192

Re: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die

40 musicians including Keef should be enough (AND Tarantino)
by RB
Tue May 17, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 22
Views: 5192

NME - 50 albums to hear before you die

This is the main 10 page feature in the current issue. Single picks plus reasoning from '50 of the coolest and most influential people on the planet'. Transcribed in the order it more or less appears. Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, The B-52's - The B-52's (1979) Angus Young, AC/DC, The Beatles - The Whit...
by RB
Sat Apr 16, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock - 100 Greatest Albums of the 70s (2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 4227

Re: Classic Rock - 100 Greatest Albums of the 70s (2016)

Also worth posting, The most valuable LPs of the 70s : £1,400 - The Who - Who Did It? £1,300 - David Bowie - The Man Who Sold The World £1,200 - Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon £800 - Jimi Hendrix - Electric Jimi Hendrix £800/£300 - Damned - Damned Damned Damned, with red 'Damned' shrink wrap/wit...
by RB
Fri Apr 15, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock - 100 Greatest Albums of the 70s (2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 4227

Re: Classic Rock - 100 Greatest Albums of the 70s (2016)

'The real 100 best albums of the 70s, one hit wonders, overlooked classics, diamonds in the rough & more. The rules : - 1 album per artist - don't choose the most famous record (Led Zep 4, Highway To Hell, Dark Side Of The Moon) - justify it' 100. Budgie - In for the kill! (74) 99. Captain Beefh...
by RB
Fri Jan 08, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time
Replies: 12
Views: 4760

Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

The Greatest Artists (most points from 59 contributors who each voted for their top 50 albums, with 1st choice achieving 50 points down to 1 point for last choice) : The Beatles – 3,240 Bob Dylan – 2,509 David Bowie – 2,328 The Rolling Stones – 1,526 The Velvet Underground – 1,460 Van Morrison – 1,2...
by RB
Sat Jan 02, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time
Replies: 12
Views: 4760

Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

1st big mainstream list EVER without Nevermind?
by RB
Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:01 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time
Replies: 12
Views: 4760

UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Dying to get my hands on this. So much so i couldn't actually sleep last night, knowing that Londoners have probably got it before me, in my tiny little village.
by RB
Sun Mar 22, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 100 Greatest Beatles Songs
Replies: 7
Views: 3103

Re: NME - 100 Greatest Beatles Songs

http://www.nme.com/news/the-beatles/83640 By David Renshaw , March 18, 2015 11:56 'Strawberry Fields Forever' tops NME's list of greatest Beatles songs ever Music's biggest names polled to discover their favourite songs by the Fab Four 'Strawberry Fields Forever' has been named as the greatest Beatl...
by RB
Sun Mar 22, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 100 Greatest Beatles Songs
Replies: 7
Views: 3103

NME - 100 Greatest Beatles Songs

NME still going list crazy with this FAB 50 page feature in this weeks issue, As Chosen By Music's A-Listers... http://www.nme.com/photos/100-greatest-beatles-songs-as-chosen-by-music-s-a-listers-100-51/372764 http://www.nme.com/photos/100-greatest-beatles-songs-as-chosen-by-music-s-a-listers-50-1/3...
by RB
Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:32 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: Classic Rock magazine (UK)
Replies: 7
Views: 3227

Re: Classic Rock magazine (UK)

Could you post it if you have it? No i didn't post it. I thought maybe i had but i too can't find it anywhere. I did post 2012 here : http://acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=720&p=7548#p7548 Although it seems not to have been included. I also posted a few in the old thread whic...
by RB
Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: EOY 2014: Mojo (UK) - tracks
Replies: 1
Views: 1301

Re: EOY 2014: Mojo (UK) - tracks

Only a top 5 from the UK's biggest, most quality Music publication. That's what you call Piss Poor.

(But thanks for posting Henrik ;) )
by RB
Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: Classic Rock magazine (UK)
Replies: 7
Views: 3227

Re: Classic Rock magazine (UK)

Guess it's not hipster enough but it's monthly circulation of ~56k had last time gone above both Q & UNCUT (each ~50k) & well above it's chief rival Metal Hammer (~38k).
by RB
Sun Dec 28, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: The Sun (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 2789

Re: The Sun (UK)

Henrik wrote:Thanks RB, but The Sun is not eligible (no album reviews).


That's incorrect. They have a substantial 5 page-ish music review section every Friday with each album (& single) scored out of 5...always up to double page reviews for certain releases.
by RB
Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: Classic Rock magazine (UK)
Replies: 7
Views: 3227

Re: Classic Rock magazine (UK)

Marlon wrote:They didn't have list in 2013?


They did

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