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by Kingoftonga
Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16
Replies: 25
Views: 348

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16

Winners in red:

1. Pet Shop Boys - Actually vs. Muse - Origin of Symmetry
2. Florence + The Machine - How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful vs. Lady Gaga - The Fame Monster
4. Lady Lamb - After vs. Philip Glass - Akhnaten
by Kingoftonga
Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.15
Replies: 17
Views: 336

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.15

Winners in red:

1. Erykah Badu - Baduizm vs. Billy Joel - The Stranger
4. Dolly Parton - Jolene vs. The Durutti Column - LC
by Kingoftonga
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 3051

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Top Albums of 1994 1. Portishead - Dummy 2. Weezer - Weezer (The Blue Album) 3. Arthur Russell - Another Thought 4. Nas - Illmatic 5. Hole - Live Through This 6. Saint Etienne - Tiger Bay 7. The Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die 8. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Volume II 9. Tom Petty - Wildflowe...
by Kingoftonga
Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 3051

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

I will be posting my list tomorrow.
by Kingoftonga
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.14
Replies: 19
Views: 907

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.14

Winners in bold:

1. Van Dyke Parks - Song Cycle vs. The Black Keys - Brothers
2. Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact vs. Pavement - Wowee Zowee
by Kingoftonga
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.13
Replies: 20
Views: 1053

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.13

Winners in red:

1. The Moody Blues - Days of Future Passed vs. Pixies - Trompe le Monde
2. 2 Many DJ's - As Heard on Radio Soulwax Pt. 2 vs. Rufus Wainwright - Want One
3. Melody's Echo Chamber - Melody's Echo Chamber vs. The Knife - Deep Cuts
by Kingoftonga
Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.12
Replies: 24
Views: 1567

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.12

Winners in red: 1. The Fall - This Nation's Saving Grace vs. The National - Trouble Will Find Me 2. The Divine Comedy - Casanova vs. The Original Soundtrack - O Brother, Where Art Thou? 3. Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030 vs. Pere Ubu - New Picnic Time 4. Game Theory - The Big Shot Chronicles vs. Boredom...
by Kingoftonga
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.11
Replies: 24
Views: 1478

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.11

Traveling this week so my listening was truncated. But:

1. Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid vs. Swans - The Seer
by Kingoftonga
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 4044

Re: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll

Best Albums of 1993: 1. U2 - Zooropa 2. Urge Overkill - Saturation 3. Saint Etienne - So Tough 4. Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville 5. Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) 6. Björk - Debut 7. Autechre - Incunabula 8. Pet Shop Boys - Very 9. Yo La Tengo - Painful 10. New Order - Republic 11. Po...
by Kingoftonga
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 4044

Re: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll

I will be posting my list in the next 8 hours.
by Kingoftonga
Thu May 24, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.10
Replies: 25
Views: 1344

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.10

Winners in red:

1. Elliott Smith - Figure 8 vs. alt-J - An Awesome Wave
2. The Jayhawks - Tomorrow The Green Grass vs. The New Pornographers - Electric Version
4. Thrice - Vheissu vs. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Fôrdlandia
by Kingoftonga
Tue May 22, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.9
Replies: 19
Views: 1017

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.9

Winners in red:

1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods vs. The Notwist - Neon Golden
2. Julia Holter - Ekstasis vs. Babatunde Olatunji - Drums of Passion
3. The Beach Boys - Friends vs. Camel - Mirage
4. That Petrol Emotion - Chemicrazy vs. Francesco De Gregori - Rimmel
by Kingoftonga
Tue May 15, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.8
Replies: 29
Views: 1147

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.8

Winners in red: 1. My Morning Jacket - Z vs. Graham Parker & The Rumour - Squeezing Out Sparks 2. Nick Lowe - Jesus Of Cool vs. Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues 3. U2 - Melon: Remixes for Propaganda vs. Apples In Stereo - New Magnetic Wonder 4. Mari Boine - Idjagieđas: In the Hand of the Nigh...
by Kingoftonga
Tue May 08, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.7
Replies: 21
Views: 953

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.7

Winners in red: 1. Midnight Oil - Diesel and Dust vs. Kanye West - 808s and Heartbreaks 2. Jean-Michel jarre - Oxygène vs. Joan Manuel Serrat - Mediterraneo 3. Jon Hassell and Brian Eno - Fourth World, Vol. 1: Possible Musics vs. Venetian Snares - Rossz csillag alatt született 4. Gogol Bordello - Gy...
by Kingoftonga
Wed May 02, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 3480

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

If there's time for one more list... Best Songs of 1992 1. R.E.M. - Nightswimming 2. Saint Etienne - Avenue 3. Pavement - Here 4. R.E.M. - Drive 5. Tom Waits - I Don't Wanna Grow Up 6. Ice Cube - It Was a Good Day 7. Wu-Tang Clan - Protect Ya Neck 8. Leonard Cohen - The Future 9. Rage Against the Ma...
by Kingoftonga
Tue May 01, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 3480

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

Best albums of 1992: 1. R.E.M. - Automatic for the People 2. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works, 85-92 3. Tom Waits - Bone Machine 4. Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine 5. Various Artists - Artificial Intelligence (if ineligible, move the rest up by one) 6. Pavement - Slanted and ...
by Kingoftonga
Tue May 01, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 253
Views: 19386

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Urge Overkill's "You'll Be A Woman Soon" actually came out in 1992, not 1994. It's on the band's Stull EP (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stull_(EP)). I think the song is commonly mistaken as a 1994 release because of its inclusion in the Pulp Fiction soundtrack.
by Kingoftonga
Tue May 01, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.6
Replies: 16
Views: 890

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.6

Winners in red: 1. Motorhead - Ace of Spades vs. Cyndi Lauper - She's so Unusual 2. Grant Green - Idle Moments vs. Sufjan Stevens - Michigan 3. Tom Petty - Wildflowers vs. Sonic Youth - Washing Machine 4. Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe vs. Aimee Mann - Music from the Motion Picture Magnolia
by Kingoftonga
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.5
Replies: 19
Views: 1080

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.5

Winners in red: 1. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - The Good Son vs. Portishead - Portishead 2. Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band - Shiny Beast vs. The Darkness - Permission to Land 3. The Coral - Magic & Medicine vs. Snog - Beyond the Valley of the Proles 4. Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No....
by Kingoftonga
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.4
Replies: 19
Views: 1007

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.4

Winners in red: 1. Deep Purple - Made In Japan vs. Lily Allen - Alright Still Deep Purple's studio albums have never impressed me as much as I thought they should, based on the band's reputation. What was missing was the energy of their live shows, I guess; this album rocks in the best possible way....
by Kingoftonga
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.13
Replies: 5
Views: 494

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.13

I nominate:
Gang Gang Dance - Lotus
by Kingoftonga
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.3
Replies: 24
Views: 1277

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.3

Winners in red:

1. The Police - Zenyatta Mondata vs. Perfume Genius - Too Bright
2. Carly Rae Jepsen - E*MO*TION vs. Sleater Kinney - One Beat
3. Weekend - La Varieté vs. Djeli Moussa Diawara - Yasimika
by Kingoftonga
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3428

Re: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll

"Summer Babe" took quite a fall from 2012, which disappoints me. On the other hand, I'm happy to see Talk Talk easily make the Top 10.
by Kingoftonga
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.2
Replies: 25
Views: 1076

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.2

Winners in red:

1. Johnny Cash - American III: Solitary Man vs. Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadman
2. Tindersticks - Tindersticks (II) vs. Belle and Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
3. Nina Simone - In Concert 1964 vs. Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
by Kingoftonga
Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3428

Re: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll

Songs of 1991: 1. R.E.M. - Country Feedback 2. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge 3. Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit 4. Pearl Jam - Alive 5. Pavement - Summer Babe (Winter Version) 6. Massive Attack - Safe from Harm 7. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Soul to Squeeze 8. Neil Young - Farmer John (Live...
by Kingoftonga
Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3428

Re: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll

1. R.E.M. - Out of Time 2. A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory 3. My Bloody Valentine - Loveless 4. U2 - Achtung Baby 5. Talk Talk - Laughing Stock 6. Nirvana - Nevermind 7. Neil Young - Weld 8. Pearl Jam - Ten 9. Ice Cube - Death Certificate 10. Primal Scream - Screamadelica 11. Saint Etienne...
by Kingoftonga
Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.1
Replies: 20
Views: 956

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.1

Winners in red: 1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things vs. Small Faces - Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake 2. Townes Van Zandt - The Late Great Townes Van Zandt vs. CHVRCHES - Every Open Eye 3. Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat to Earth vs. The Polyphonic Spree - The Beginning Stages of... 4. M. Ward - Hold Time vs....
by Kingoftonga
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll
Replies: 94
Views: 4059

Re: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll

1. Depeche Mode - Violator 2. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet 3. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Ragged Glory 4. The KLF - Chill Out 5. Happy Mondays - Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches 6. Ice Cube - AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted 7. Sonic Youth - Goo 8. Cocteau Twins - Heaven or Las Vegas 9. Ride - No...
by Kingoftonga
Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.07
Replies: 9
Views: 732

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.07

Janelle Monae - Make Me Feel
by Kingoftonga
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update in spring ... and then?
Replies: 51
Views: 4189

Re: New site update in spring ... and then?

Henrik, let me offer you a belated thank you and congratulations on your pending "retirement" from the upkeep of AM. I don't know how long you've been doing this, but the Internet Archive snapshots of this site go back at least 15 years, which is a long time to do anything, let alone somet...
by Kingoftonga
Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 54
Views: 3345

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s

You'll have my list within the next 24 hours.
by Kingoftonga
Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 54
Views: 3345

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s

Keep me informed of the soft deadline, too! I have a list I can submit, but I'll keep listening and editing if I have extra time...

It's becoming my December/January tradition to spend those months listening to whatever decade AM is currently on...
by Kingoftonga
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.44
Replies: 8
Views: 742

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.44

Sufjan Stevens - Mystery of Love
by Kingoftonga
Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 5660

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Best Albums of 2009 1. Fever Ray - Fever Ray 2. Flaming Lips - Embryonic 3. Fuck Buttons - Tarot Sport 4. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz! 5. The xx - xx 6. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest 7. Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle 8. Florence + the Machine - Lungs 9. Wild Beasts - Two Dancers 10...
by Kingoftonga
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 132
Views: 9348

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Thanks for all that you do, Henrik. I'm excited to dig into the new update! Hard to believe that I have been using AcclaimedMusic as a resource for about 10 years. I'm glad the site continues to be a "living document," and I'm grateful for all your hard work on each update.
by Kingoftonga
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 8408

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Best Albums of 2008: 1. Portishead - Third 2. TV on the Radio - Dear Science 3. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes 4. Kanye West - 808s and Heartbreaks 5. Hercules and Love Affair - Hercules and Love Affair 6. Lindstrøm - Where You Go I Go Too 7. Beck - Modern Guilt 8. R.E.M. - Accelerate 9. Vampire Weekend...
by Kingoftonga
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Finals
Replies: 31
Views: 2594

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Finals

Saint Etienne - So Tough

Where were all you Saint Etienne fans when I nominated Tiger Bay in a previously MAA tournament?
by Kingoftonga
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 26
Views: 2175

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Semi-Finals!

1. The Beatles - Help! vs. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - No More Shall We Part 2. Saint Etienne - So Tough vs. Astor Piazzolla - Libertango I would have voted for the Jam last week, which would have forced a tie, but I messed up and missed the deadline. :angry-banghead: My favorite discoveries of ...
by Kingoftonga
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.36
Replies: 30
Views: 2327

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.36

I'll nominate:

Carly Rae Jepsen - Cut to the Feeling
by Kingoftonga
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 4.2
Replies: 22
Views: 1959

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 4.2

2. Angelo Badalamenti - Soundtrack from Twin Peaks vs. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die 3. Saint Etienne - So Tough vs. Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in the West Sorry I missed the vote this week. I also would have voted for Sinead O'Conner and Rodriguez, not that this would have made a difference
by Kingoftonga
Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 88
Views: 8581

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Absolutely killer year. Even the first dance song at my wedding (Gospel, by the National) barely makes my Top 10, which is a testament to how great 2007 was for music. Best Albums of 2007 1. Radiohead - In Rainbows 2. The National - Boxer 3. LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver 4. The Field - From Here...
by Kingoftonga
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 4.1
Replies: 22
Views: 2082

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 4.1

Winners in red: 1. The Jam - Sound Affects vs. The Kinks - Face To Face 2. Novos Baianos - Acabou chorare vs. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - No More Shall We Part 3. Nilsson - Aerial Ballet vs. Dead Can Dance - Spleen and Ideal 4. Fishmans - Long Season vs. Godspeed! You Black Emperor - Asunder, Sw...
by Kingoftonga
Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 760
Views: 90520

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Or our sample size is highly variable depending on the year. All it takes it 3-4 people to really change the polls, at least until the top 100 or so. I've been thinking about this...I didn't get a chance to submit a ballot this year, due to a new job, an out-of-state move, and a host of other facto...
by Kingoftonga
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.34
Replies: 8
Views: 892

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.34

Nominations:
Bjork - The Gate
The War on Drugs - Nothing to Find
by Kingoftonga
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.4
Replies: 22
Views: 1835

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.4

Winners in red:

1. Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me vs. The Beatles - Help!
2. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die vs. Tom Waits - Small Change
3. Jackson C. Frank - Jackson C. Frank vs. Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in the West
by Kingoftonga
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.3
Replies: 24
Views: 2027

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.3

Winners in red: 1. Sinead O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra vs. The 13th Floor Elevators - The Psychedelic Sounds 2. Santigold - Santogold vs. Angelo Badalamenti - Soundtrack from Twin Peaks 3. Saint Etienne - So Tough vs. Game Theory - Lolita Nation 4. Rodriguez - Coming from Reality vs. Carl Perki...
by Kingoftonga
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 10539

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Best albums of 2006 1. The Knife - Silent Shout 2. TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain 3. Joanna Newsom - Ys 4. Studio - West Coast/Yearbook 1 5. J Dilla - Donuts 6. Mogwai - Mr. Beast 7. Hot Chip - The Warning 8. Beck - The Information 9. Thom Yorke - The Eraser 10. Grizzly Bear - Yellow H...
by Kingoftonga
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017)
Replies: 21
Views: 3409

Re: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017)

Here's the albums from Acclaimed Music's current Top 100 of the 1960s that didn't make Pitchfork's cut: 24. The Band - Music from Big Pink 29. The Who - Tommy 38. Cream - Disraeli Gears 49. The Who - The Who Sing My Generation 50. Frank Zappa - Hot Rats 54. Mothers of Invention - We're Only In It Fo...

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