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by Harold
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 989

Re: Albums of 2018

Don't think I had ever listened to as many albums on their release dates, but Car Seat Headrest, Ought, US Girls and Superchunk albums are all well worth the spin ! Car Seat Headrest's Twin Fantasy is a fascinating case - it's a complete re-recording of the 2011 CSH album of the same name, which wa...
by Harold
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

For me the biggest surprise is the #55 finish for Everything Now . Granted, #55 is a mighty steep drop for Arcade Fire, but considering how badly received the album was upon its release it's remarkable that it's ended up as high as it is on the spreadsheet. It's like everyone compiling their EOY lis...
by Harold
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Jirin wrote:I'm a little surprised about Fever Ray's lack of critical recognition since The Knife and her s/t did so well with critics.


Not quite sure how a #16 spot on the EOY spreadsheet qualifies as a "lack of critical recognition"...
by Harold
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Henrik wrote:Harold my hero! Thank you so much for another fantastic eoy job! :happy-partydance:


You're welcome, and thanks!
by Harold
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

The Top 200 Albums of 2017: 1 | Kendrick Lamar | DAMN. 2 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream 3 | Lorde | Melodrama 4 | The War on Drugs | A Deeper Understanding 5 | St. Vincent | MASSEDUCTION 6 | The National | Sleep Well Beast 7 | Vince Staples | Big Fish Theory 8 | SZA | Ctrl 9 | Slowdive | Slowdiv...
by Harold
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated one last, final time (I mean it now!):

Rest of the World: Zona de Obras-REDPEM [Latin America/Spain]; La Dosis (Intl & Natl) [Venezuela]
by Harold
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Revista La Dosis (Venezuela)
Replies: 4
Views: 226

Re: EOY 2017 - Revista La Dosis (Venezuela)

NOTE: The international albums list has 148 entries, not 150. I checked the site and Panam did not miss any in the transcription - that's an oversight on the site's part.
by Harold
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

I can add the entries but I don't know how the formula works. Anyways, i can make a try and somebody else just adjust the numbers. Panam, if you haven't gotten very far yet I'll bite the bullet and add the lists. I know how to add the formula and I'd just as soon do it myself. But that will be it!!...
by Harold
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

panam, do you think you can add them yourself, to the spreadsheet that Harold posted? I can add the entries but I don't know how the formula works. Anyways, i can make a try and somebody else just adjust the numbers. Panam, if you haven't gotten very far yet I'll bite the bullet and add the lists. ...
by Harold
Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Sad that La Dosis and Zona de Obras hasn't been considered. I hope Henrik could check this on the review. Thanks for your work Harold, i know it's really hard to make this kind of stuff, but you made it good. I just don't have the energy at this point to add an unranked 150-album list (La Dosis). I...
by Harold
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

The top 100 albums of 2017: 1 | Kendrick Lamar | DAMN. 2 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream 3 | Lorde | Melodrama 4 | The War on Drugs | A Deeper Understanding 5 | St. Vincent | MASSEDUCTION 6 | The National | Sleep Well Beast 7 | Vince Staples | Big Fish Theory 8 | SZA | Ctrl 9 | Slowdive | Slowdiv...
by Harold
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Final update: USA/Canada: Grammy Awards [winner]; Nashville Scene; Flood Rest of the World: Monkeybuzz [Brazil]; CrazyMinds (Intl & Natl) [Spain]; Rolling Stone-Brazil (Intl & Natl) [Brazil] I will not be adding any more data to this spreadsheet. As always, I have greatly enjoyed doing this,...
by Harold
Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update in spring ... and then?
Replies: 45
Views: 1363

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

Truthfully, I have been anticipating an announcement like this for quite some time now - I'm amazed that you've kept the updates going as long as this. Henrik, you have given so much to so many for so long. I know my life - not to mention my music library! - has been immeasurably enriched by this si...
by Harold
Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

My last seven posts within source threads are requests for transcriptions of album lists (if they exist). I would appreciate any help with these - thanks in advance! Once these lists are added, the spreadsheet will be final for the year.
by Harold
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Mondosonoro (Spain)
Replies: 5
Views: 534

Re: EOY 2017 - Mondosonoro (Spain)

Any national albums list?
by Harold
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2007 - INDRKS [Indie Rocks] (Mexico)
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Re: EOY 2007 - INDRKS [Indie Rocks] (Mexico)

Any album lists?
by Harold
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - CrazyMinds (Spain)
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: EOY 2017 - CrazyMinds (Spain)



Can someone please transcribe these? Thanks!
by Harold
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone Brazil
Replies: 14
Views: 458

Re: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone Brazil

Albums (National) : http://rollingstone.uol.com.br/galeria/melhores-discos-nacionais-de-2017/#imagem0 Albums (International) : http://rollingstone.uol.com.br/galeria/melhores-discos-internacionais-de-2017/#imagem0 Can someone transcribe and post these album lists? Unlike some of the other RS editio...
by Harold
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Monkeybuzz (Brazil)
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: EOY 2017 - Monkeybuzz (Brazil)



Can someone please transcribe? Thanks!
by Harold
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Los Inrocks (Argentina)
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: EOY 2017 - Los Inrocks (Argentina)

Any album list(s)?
by Harold
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Flood Magazine (USA)
Replies: 6
Views: 149

Re: EOY 2017 - Flood Magazine (USA)

Can someone please post the album list? Thanks!
by Harold
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 66
Views: 11621

Re: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

New sources: USA: Flood Magazine, Nashville Scene Poll, Village Voice, XLR8R UK: Dazed, DJ Mag, Songwriting, TeamRock Ireland: Irish Times Argentina: Los Inrocks (Natl + Intl), Rolling Stones Belgium: Focus Vif Brazil: Monkeybuzz, Rolling Stone (Natl + Intl) Colombia: Revista Shock (Natl + Intl) Fr...
by Harold
Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hookworms - Microshift
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: Hookworms - Microshift

They're a British psychedelic rock band. Their previous albums - 2013's Pearl Mystic and 2014's The Hum - are both Bubbling Under here, but they've certainly never received this level of acclaim or attention before.
by Harold
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Rating changes (Allmusic, Scaruffi, etc.) - Update 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 790

Re: Rating changes (Allmusic, Scaruffi, etc.) - Update 2017

This may not be the right place to post this, but I figure it's worth it - AllMusic has become very dicey to visit lately. In the past few weeks I've gotten serious virus warnings on both my home and workplace computers after visiting the site (I thought my home computer was going to be damaged, unt...
by Harold
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Hipersónica (Spain)
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Re: EOY 2017 - Hipersónica (Spain)

Both album lists have already been posted (and added to the spreadsheet) in another thread. Songs list looks new, though. Thanks!
by Harold
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Rock It (Italy)
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: EOY 2017 - Rock It (Italy)

Arnaud, how many more of these sources are you planning on posting? Transcriptions are greatly appreciated, whether by you or by someone else. I no longer have the patience to compile lists by hand as well as adding them to the spreadsheet. If they're not posted in full to the forum, they're not goi...
by Harold
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Flood Magazine (USA)
Replies: 6
Views: 149

Re: EOY 2017 - Flood Magazine (USA)

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:Looks to be eligible by all accounts. It's published quarterly and has plenty of reviews.

Songs: http://floodmagazine.com/47711/the-best-songs-of-2017/

Albums: http://floodmagazine.com/47724/the-best-albums-of-2017/


Can someone transcribe and post these lists?
by Harold
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone Brazil
Replies: 14
Views: 458

Re: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone Brazil

Albums (National) : http://rollingstone.uol.com.br/galeria/melhores-discos-nacionais-de-2017/#imagem0 Albums (International) : http://rollingstone.uol.com.br/galeria/melhores-discos-internacionais-de-2017/#imagem0 Can someone transcribe and post these album lists? Unlike some of the other RS editio...
by Harold
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Sweepstakes Ron, I presume your next songs spreadsheet update will be the final one. I will look at what sources you have added and add corresponding album lists (if there are any) to my spreadsheet to finalize that as well. (Cross-posting this to the songs spreadsheet thread.)
by Harold
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 66
Views: 11621

Re: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Sweepstakes Ron, I presume your next songs spreadsheet update will be the final one. I will look at what sources you have added and add corresponding album lists (if there are any) to my spreadsheet to finalize that as well. (Cross-posting this to the album spreadsheet thread.)
by Harold
Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 168
Views: 5981

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

muhfarz wrote:http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/artist/Frank%20Sinatra.htm

hi,Can you check this out?


What is the error that you're trying to point out here?
by Harold
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Current (not quite final) top 100 albums: 1 | Kendrick Lamar | DAMN. 2 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream 3 | Lorde | Melodrama 4 | The War on Drugs | A Deeper Understanding 5 | St. Vincent | MASSEDUCTION 6 | Vince Staples | Big Fish Theory 7 | The National | Sleep Well Beast 8 | SZA | Ctrl 9 | Slow...
by Harold
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with:

USA/Canada: Village Voice Pazz and Jop
Rest of the World: Porcys [Poland]; Tsugi [France]; Gaffa [Norway]; A Voir A Lire [France]; Blow Up [Italy]
by Harold
Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Pazz & Jop-Village Voice (US)
Replies: 3
Views: 367

Re: EOY 2017 - Pazz & Jop-Village Voice (US)

By the way, did I miss something - when did Christgau start writing for the Voice again? He's written the overview essay for the poll.
by Harold
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Pazz & Jop-Village Voice (US)
Replies: 3
Views: 367

Re: EOY 2017 - Pazz & Jop-Village Voice (US)

The results are in (the top 100 albums and top 50 singles, anyway): https://www.villagevoice.com/2018/01/22/pazz-jop-the-top-albums-and-singles-of-2017/ Top 100 Albums (101 with ties): 1. Kendrick Lamar, DAMN, Top Dawg/Interscope, 1756 points 2. SZA, CTRL, Top Dawg/RCA, 942 3. St. Vincent, Masseduct...
by Harold
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Esquire (US)
Replies: 5
Views: 219

Re: EOY 2017 - Esquire (US)

It's not a music magazine, at all. It's a longstanding, legendary (in the U.S.) sophisticated men's magazine. I tend to doubt that it publishes enough music reviews to be eligible here.
by Harold
Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Pazz & Jop-Village Voice (US)
Replies: 3
Views: 367

Re: EOY 2017 - Pazz & Jop-Village Voice (US)

Apparently the #1 picks (only) from the poll were revealed at an event at a Sonos Store in NYC. I don't understand why they did this. What's the point? That said, neither #1 is a surprise. Looking forward as always to the entire list.
by Harold
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Porcys (Poland)
Replies: 3
Views: 181

Re: EOY 2017 - Porcys (Poland)

10 Best Albums: http://www.porcys.com/ranking/10-najlepszych-plyt-2017/ 10. Exit Someone - Dry Your Eyes EP 9. (Sandy) Alex G. - Rocket 8. Thundercat - Drunk 7. Kelela - Take Me Apart 6. Migos - Culture 5. King Krule - The Ooz 4. Mac DeMarco - This Old Dog 3. Gas - Narkopop 2. Various Artists - Mono...
by Harold
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Current top 100 albums: 1 | Kendrick Lamar | DAMN. 2 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream 3 | Lorde | Melodrama 4 | The War on Drugs | A Deeper Understanding 5 | St. Vincent | MASSEDUCTION 6 | The National | Sleep Well Beast 7 | Vince Staples | Big Fish Theory 8 | SZA | Ctrl 9 | Slowdive | Slowdive 10...
by Harold
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 16407

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with:

UK/Ireland: Irish Times; Dazed; DJ Mag; Songwriting
Rest of the World: Ruta 66 (Intl & Natl) [Spain]; GouteMesDisques [Belgium]; Rockerilla [Italy]; Warp [Mexico]; Revista Marvin [Mexico]
by Harold
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Gaffa (Norway)
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Re: EOY 2017 - Gaffa (Norway)

Have they done an EOY albums list? The website is pretty much impossible to navigate unless you speak Norwegian. If there is an albums list, please post it (or at least a link) here. Thanks!
by Harold
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 66
Views: 11621

Re: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Sweepstakes Ron, can you please post or PM me a list of the sources you've added/are planning to add to the spreadsheet since the last posted update? I want to make sure I add the album lists from those sources (if they have them) to my spreadsheet as well. Thanks!
by Harold
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone Brazil
Replies: 14
Views: 458

Re: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone Brazil

Panam, you indicated at the top of this thread that these lists were not identified by RSB as "official" EOY lists but as voting rosters for fan-made lists. Can you clarify that before we start adding these to the EOY spreadsheets? Basically what you've said. Thanks. I won't add these alb...
by Harold
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Goûtemesdisques (FR)
Replies: 8
Views: 370

Re: EOY 2017 - Goûtemesdisques (FR)

Top 15 Hip-Hop: http://www.goutemesdisques.com/dossiers/id/top-15-hip-hop-les-albums-de-2017/ 15. Laylow - Digitalova 14. Butter Bullets - Air Mes & Hermax 13. Booba - TRONE 12. Princess Nokia - 1992 11. ISHA - La Vie Augmente Vol. 1 10. Mach-Hommy - Dump Gawd: Hommy Edition 9. Lomepal - FLIP 8....
by Harold
Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone Brazil
Replies: 14
Views: 458

Re: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone Brazil

Panam, you indicated at the top of this thread that these lists were not identified by RSB as "official" EOY lists but as voting rosters for fan-made lists. Can you clarify that before we start adding these to the EOY spreadsheets?
by Harold
Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Dazed (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 178

Re: EOY 2017 - Dazed (UK)

Albums : http://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/38392/1/the-20-best-albums-of-2017 20. Corbin - Mourn 19. Wednesday Campanella - Superman 18. Errorsmith - Superlative Fatigue 17. Kehlani - SweetSexySavage 16. Mabel - Ivy to Roses 15. Laurel Halo - Dust 14. J Hus - Common Sense 13. St. Vincent - ...
by Harold
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - DJ Mag (UK)
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: EOY 2017 - DJ Mag (UK)



Can someone please transcribe the list? If Sweepstakes Ron is adding the songs I will include these. Thanks!
by Harold
Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY Albums: Source Checklist
Replies: 14
Views: 938

Re: EOY Albums: Source Checklist

Update - EOY album lists from the following sources from the 2016 spreadsheet have still not been posted to the forum: USA/Canada: Fader Pazz & Jop-Village Voice UK/Ireland : Time Out-London REST OF THE WORLD : Australia : Music Junkee Belgium : De Morgen France : A Voir A Lire Rock & Folk R...
by Harold
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY Albums: Source Checklist
Replies: 14
Views: 938

Re: EOY Albums: Source Checklist

The end of EOY period is nearing. That's why I visited the website of village voice to get some Information, when they would publish their list. I didn't get this information, but I realised, that village voice is no longer a printed magazine. It appears just online since august 2017. Correctly it ...
by Harold
Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Goûtemesdisques (FR)
Replies: 8
Views: 370

Re: EOY 2017 - Goûtemesdisques (FR)

Top 15 Metal: http://www.goutemesdisques.com/dossiers/id/top-15-metal-les-albums-de-2017/ 15. Dead Cross - Dead Cross 14. Planning for Burial - Below the House 13. Ufomammut - 8 12. Wolves in the Throne Room - Thrice Woven 11. The Black Dahlia Murder - Nightbringers 10. Wiegedood - De doden hebben h...

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