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by Harold
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: Rest of the World: Revista Shock (Intl) [Colombia] - re-entered as unranked list Revised top 200: 1 / Janelle Monae / Dirty Computer 2 / Low / Double Negative 3 / IDLES / Joy as an Act of Resistance 4 / Pusha T / Daytona 5 / Mitski / Be the Cowboy 6 / Robyn / Honey 7 / Kacey Musgraves ...
by Harold
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: Revista Shock (Colombia)
Replies: 10
Views: 1599

Re: EOY 2018: Revista Shock (Colombia)

Actually, there is only one album ranked 50th, which escapes this rule and that is Black Panther Soundtrack. It is not explained, but it can mean either that it is the Album of the year, or that it is above any categorization. I think it's simply because it's a Various Artists/soundtrack album, not...
by Harold
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: Revista Shock (Colombia)
Replies: 10
Views: 1599

Re: EOY 2018: Revista Shock (Colombia)

Son of a bitch - I have the international albums entered on the spreadsheet as a ranked list. It didn't even register with me that the entries are alphabetical by artist (sort of), because THE LIST IS NUMBERED, FOR GOD'S SAKE!!! Sigh. If you can confirm that this is indeed an unranked list, I will c...
by Harold
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

It says something about the diversity of opinion about this year's albums that, for the first time since I've been maintaining the EOY spreadsheet (and I've been doing it since 2010), the overall #1 album will not be #1 for any of the three subcategories (USA/Canada, UK/Ireland, Rest of the World). ...
by Harold
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA/Canada: Austin Town Hall; Magnet; Time Out-New York; The Owl Rest of the World: Blow Up [Italy]; Dagsavisen [Norway]; Rumore [Italy]; Sentire Ascoltare [Italy] Current top 200 albums: 1 / Janelle Monae / Dirty Computer 2 / Low / Double Negative 3 / IDLES / Joy as an Act of Resistan...
by Harold
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 28
Views: 5035

Re: EOY Albums: Sources

Matski wrote:EDIT - Did a search on some of the US outlets too. Have posted the lists from Austin Town Hall, Magnet and The Owl.


These three lists were already posted by FutureCritic several days ago. The others you posted are new, though - thanks! I really appreciate this!
by Harold
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 28
Views: 5035

Re: EOY Albums: Sources

Anything on any of these? USA/Canada : Austin Town Hall Magnet Nashville Scene The Owl Time Out-New York UK/Ireland : Songwriting Rest of the World : Brazil : Monkeybuzz France : A Voir A Lire Italy : Blow Up Rockerilla Rumore Sentire Ascoltare Norway : Dagsavisen Poland : Porcys Screenagers
by Harold
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA/Canada: Pretty Much Amazing; Uproxx Music Critics Poll (top 100) UK/Ireland: Irish Times [Ireland] Rest of the World: Plattentests [Germany]; Goute mes disques [Belgium]; Hipersonica (Natl) [Spain] Current top 150 albums: 1 / Janelle Monae / Dirty Computer 2 / IDLES / Joy as an Act...
by Harold
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: Uproxx Music Critics Poll
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: EOY 2018: Uproxx Music Critics Poll

Eh, may as well make it the top 100. Thanks again!
by Harold
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: Uproxx Music Critics Poll
Replies: 5
Views: 270

EOY 2018: Uproxx Music Critics Poll

Creating a thread for this poll of almost 200 critics, an obvious attempt to create a successor the now-defunct Village Voice's iconic Pazz and Jop poll (although, as I posted on the sources thread, whatever's left of the Voice is trying to keep P&J going somehow - we'll see how that turns out)....
by Harold
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EoY 2018 - Digital Fix (UK)
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Re: EoY 2018 - Digital Fix (UK)

These are three individual "lists," so not eligible.
by Harold
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 28
Views: 5035

Re: EOY Albums: Sources

This was released today with 100+ critics, eligible or not? I don't know yet. Uproxx posted its own staff top 50 before the end of the year, which is already included; this poll was clearly conceived as some kind of successor to Pazz & Jop, except that whatever's left of the Village Voice is ap...
by Harold
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 28
Views: 5035

Re: EOY Albums: Sources

This might've been addressed somewhere else in this forum, but Uproxx is trying to fill the void left by Village Voice's critics poll. Will that be eligible? This was released today with 100+ critics, eligible or not? I don't know yet. Uproxx posted its own staff top 50 before the end of the year, ...
by Harold
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Visions (Germany)
Replies: 2
Views: 366

Re: EOY 2018 - Visions (Germany)

Already posted toward the end of December.
by Harold
Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Pretty Much Amazing (US)
Replies: 2
Views: 438

Re: EOY 2018 - Pretty Much Amazing (US)

This is a tough call - as has been noted in this forum (and as the writers themselves note in their intro), the site has been pretty much dead (no pun intended) these last few months. However, it looks like they're making the effort to try to get back on track, publishing four belated album reviews ...
by Harold
Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

StevieFan13 wrote:Is RTE going to be added?


Hadn't been planning on it. As has been noted several times, I'm not adding any new lists (except for the ones Henrik adds to the Songs spreadsheet). This is enough work as it is.
by Harold
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 28
Views: 5035

Re: EOY Albums: Sources

Not yet posted: USA/Canada : Austin Town Hall Magnet Nashville Scene The Owl Time Out-New York Village Voice Pazz and Jop UK/Ireland : Digital Fix Irish Times [Ireland] Songwriting State [Ireland] Rest of the World : Belgium : Goutemesdisques Brazil : Monkeybuzz France : A Voir A Lire Germany : Plat...
by Harold
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA/Canada: HipHopDX; XXL Rest of the World: Juice (Intl & Natl) [Germany]; Ondarock [Italy]; Hipersonica (Intl) [Spain]; Rockdelux (Intl & Natl) [Spain]; Ruta 66 (Intl & Natl) [Spain] Current top 150: 1 / Janelle Monae / Dirty Computer 2 / IDLES / Joy as an Act of Resistan...
by Harold
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: XXL
Replies: 3
Views: 683

Re: EOY 2018: XXL

Oops - turns out the link doesn't work as I copied and pasted it. Here it is for real this time:

http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2018/12/best-hip-hop-projects-2018/
by Harold
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: XXL
Replies: 3
Views: 683

EOY 2018: XXL

Giving this its own thread:

XXl has already published its list as well. I can transcribe it later, but if someone could do this courtesy, it would be nice: http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2018/12/best%20...%20ects-2018/
by Harold
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Efe Eme (Spain)
Replies: 2
Views: 631

Re: EOY 2018 - Efe Eme (Spain)

https://www.efeeme.com/lo-mejor-de-2018-discos-internacionales/

International top 20. Already added to the spreadsheet - can someone please transcribe it here? Thanks!

Note the hilarious misspelling in the title of #1...
by Harold
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 28
Views: 5035

Re: EOY Albums: Sources

Album lists not yet posted for the following: USA/Canada : Austin Town Hall HipHopDX Magnet Nashville Scene The Owl Time Out-New York Village Voice Pazz and Jop XXL UK/Ireland : Digital Fix Irish Times [Ireland] Songwriting State [Ireland] Rest of the World : Belgium : Goutemesdisques Brazil : Monke...
by Harold
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA/Canada: Under the Radar UK: fRoots; Kerrang! Rest of the World: Efe Eme (Intl & Natl) [Spain]; Mondosonoro (Natl) [Spain]; Zona de Obras-REDPEM [Latin America/Spain]; Revista Shock (Intl) [Colombia]; Revista La Dosis (Intl) [Venezuela] Current top 100: 1 / Janelle Monae / Dirty...
by Harold
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Revista La Dosis (Venezuela)
Replies: 4
Views: 640

Re: EOY 2018 - Revista La Dosis (Venezuela)

discord wrote:Perhaps they lost count.


Not really a valid excuse for a website ostensibly run by professionals. I'm adding it to the spreadsheet, but I'm sorry, I get a little pissed when I see things like this. Maybe my standards are too high...
by Harold
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Revista La Dosis (Venezuela)
Replies: 4
Views: 640

Re: EOY 2018 - Revista La Dosis (Venezuela)

A "top 100" list with 94 albums on it. Why do they even bother if they're not going to make the effort?
by Harold
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 18
Views: 1315

Re: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
by Harold
Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA/Canada: Passion of the Weiss Rest of the World: Antena 3 (Natl) [Portugal]; Tonspion [Germany]; Visions [Germany]; Rolling Stone Brazil (Natl) [Brazil]; 1LIVE Plan B-WDR [Germany]; Super 45 (Intl) [Chile]; Indie Rocks [Mexico]; Gaffa [Norway]; NRK P3 [Norway] Current top 100: 1 / J...
by Harold
Fri Dec 28, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: Rolling Stone Brazil
Replies: 6
Views: 656

Re: EOY 2018: Rolling Stone Brazil

Thanks!
by Harold
Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 28
Views: 5035

Re: EOY Albums: Sources

Still waiting on these: USA/Canada : Austin Town Hall HipHopDX Magnet Nashville Scene The Owl Time Out-New York Under the Radar Village Voice Pazz and Jop XXL UK/Ireland : Digital Fix fRoots Irish Times [Ireland] Kerrang! Songwriting State [Ireland] Rest of the World : Belgium: Goutemesdisques Brazi...
by Harold
Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: Rolling Stone Brazil
Replies: 6
Views: 656

Re: EOY 2018: Rolling Stone Brazil

Best Brazilian Albums https://rollingstone.uol.com.br/noticia/rolling-stone-brasil-os-50-melhores-discos-nacionais-de-2018/ Still willing to add this to the spreadsheet, if someone transcribes it. Please do so in a way that will make it easy to format and paste the entries, like: 1. Artist - Title ...
by Harold
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Early Led Zeppelin
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Re: Early Led Zeppelin

At least it isn't "Puppet Show and Len Zefflin."
by Harold
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 28
Views: 5035

Re: EOY Albums: Sources

Confirmed from a thread on Robert Christgau's Twitter feed - somehow, some way, there will be a Pazz & Jop poll in early 2019, albeit later than usual (and with a fair share of skepticism from would-be participants):

https://twitter.com/rxgau/status/1075795253792292864
by Harold
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: Rest of the World: Les Inrockuptibles (complete top 100) [France]; Tsugi [France]; CrazyMinds (Natl) [Spain]; Revista Shock (Ibero-American) [Colombia]; Liberation [France]; Laut [Germany]; New Noise [France]; Warp [Mexico]; Radionica [Colombia]; Revista Marvin [Mexico]; Soundi (Intl &...
by Harold
Sun Dec 23, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: Rolling Stone Brazil
Replies: 6
Views: 656

Re: EOY 2018: Rolling Stone Brazil

Harold wrote:Panam, can you (or someone else) transcribe these lists when you have the chance? Thanks!


For the international list, never mind - it's literally just a copy of the US top 50.
by Harold
Sun Dec 23, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Antena 3 (Portugal)
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Re: EOY 2018 - Antena 3 (Portugal)

National albums ... 16 - Cave Story - Punk Academics 17 - Diabo Na Cruz - Lebre 18 - Isaura - Human 19 - Monday - One 20 - Sean Riley - California 21 - Aline Frazão - Dentro Da Chuva 22 - Fugly - Millenial Shit 23 - Paus - Madeira 24 - Best Youth - Cherry Domino 25 - Medeiros/Lucas - Sol De Março 2...
by Harold
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Les Inrockuptibles (Fr)
Replies: 6
Views: 1074

Re: EOY 2018 - Les Inrockuptibles (Fr)

Thanks!
by Harold
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: Rolling Stone Brazil
Replies: 6
Views: 656

Re: EOY 2018: Rolling Stone Brazil

Panam, can you (or someone else) transcribe these lists when you have the chance? Thanks!
by Harold
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: Revista Marvin (Mexico)
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: EOY 2018: Revista Marvin (Mexico)

Panam, can you (or someone else) transcribe these lists when you have the chance? Thanks!
by Harold
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - HYMN (Sweden)
Replies: 2
Views: 328

Re: EOY 2018 - HYMN (Sweden)

If you add the songs list to your spreadsheet, I'll add the albums to mine. That's the main rule I'm following this year, for consistency.
by Harold
Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Current top 75 albums: 1 / Janelle Monae / Dirty Computer 2 / Low / Double Negative 3 / IDLES / Joy as an Act of Resistance 4 / Mitski / Be the Cowboy 5 / Robyn / Honey 6 / Pusha T / Daytona 7 / SOPHIE / Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides 8 / Kacey Musgraves / Golden Hour 9 / Cardi B / Invasion of Priv...
by Harold
Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA/Canada: Earbuddy; SputnikMusic; XLR8R; A Closer Listen UK: The Guardian (complete); Clash (complete); Resident Advisor; No Ripcord; Classic Rock; The 405 Rest of the World: Dagbladet [Norway]; Recorder {Hungary]; Knack Focus [Belgium]; Les Inrockuptibles [France]; Jenesaispop [Spai...
by Harold
Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - XLR8R (US)
Replies: 3
Views: 885

Re: EOY 2018 - XLR8R (US)

Marlon wrote:XLR8R - Best Releases of 2018
Various Artists - XLR8R+003


:roll:
by Harold
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 28
Views: 5035

Re: EOY Albums: Sources

Update - Here are the 2017 spreadsheet sources for which a 2018 EOY albums list has not yet been posted: USA/Canada : A Closer Listen Austin Town Hall HipHopDX Magnet Nashville Scene Passion of the Weiss Pigeons & Planes Pretty Much Amazing The Owl Time Out-New York Under the Radar Village Voice...
by Harold
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

I really don't feel like many 2018 albums are going to perform very well at the end of the decade polls. It just doesn't seem like there were very strong albums compared to other years. You are probably right. Even our likely #1 album, Dirty Computer , is certainly going to suffer in the EOD polls ...
by Harold
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

BleuPanda wrote:Do we see this often with critics? As in, artists with great but relatively unknown early records getting reconsidered once a later album finally takes off? Or are those early works likely doomed as far as Acclaimed Music goes?


The most obvious example of this is Bleach.
by Harold
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - The Guardian (UK)
Replies: 32
Views: 5770

Re: EOY 2018 - The Guardian (UK)

Presumably, the top 2 are going to be Honey and Chris. Just a question of order.
by Harold
Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Bruno wrote:Paper (US) count?


It's not really an entertainment magazine - more of a fashion-and-culture publication. In any case, I'm not really planning to add any new sources to the spreadsheet this year unless they have a songs list that Henrik adds to his spreadsheet as well. I just don't have the time.
by Harold
Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 100
Views: 18034

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Jackson wrote:That last update was kind to Parquet Courts. Now their placement is much closer to what I was expecting.


That was certainly what jumped out to me as well as I was adding these latest lists. Frankly, it should be top ten as far as I'm concerned.
by Harold
Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Les Inrockuptibles (Fr)
Replies: 6
Views: 1074

Re: EOY 2018 - Les Inrockuptibles (Fr)

Also, I'm assuming that #47 is Saba - Care for Me.
by Harold
Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Les Inrockuptibles (Fr)
Replies: 6
Views: 1074

Re: EOY 2018 - Les Inrockuptibles (Fr)

They usually do a top 100 list - any evidence of a second half to the list?

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