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by Harold
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - MeHaceRuido (Mexico)
Replies: 3
Views: 245

Re: EOY 2017 - MeHaceRuido (Mexico)

http://www.mehaceruido.com/2017/12/los-mejores-discos-en-ingles-2017-segun-mhr/ International top 50 albums (I asked for a transcription earlier before realizing that the list was already in a copy/paste format at the bottom of the page): 1. Fever Ray /// Plunge 2. Kendrick Lamar /// DAMN 3. St. Vi...
by Harold
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY Albums: Source Checklist
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: EOY Albums: Source Checklist

Also, Resident Advisor has been deleted because (per a message in another thread) they've announced they're no longer doing year-end polls.
by Harold
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY Albums: Source Checklist
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: EOY Albums: Source Checklist

Updated with deletion of lists on spreadsheet as of 12/14: USA/Canada : A Closer Listen Austin Town Hall Fader HipHopDX Magnet Passion of the Weiss Pazz & Jop-Village Voice Pigeons & Planes Spectrum Culture Spin SputnikMusic The Owl Tiny Mix Tapes Under the Radar XLR8R XXL UK/Ireland : Clash...
by Harold
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - The 405 (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 155

Re: EOY 2017 - The 405 (US)

This is actually a U.K. source. (Note that the shopping links are all in pounds.)
by Harold
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Pat DiNizio (Smithereens lead singer)
Replies: 1
Views: 37

R.I.P. Pat DiNizio (Smithereens lead singer)

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/pat-dinizio-smithereens-singer-dead-at-62-w513988 Pat DiNizio, frontman of the terrific New Jersey band The Smithereens, died Tuesday at age 62, per the Rolling Stone article linked above. Apparently he had suffered numerous illnesses and injuries in recent ye...
by Harold
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 31
Views: 3393

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with:

USA/Canada: Latin Grammy Awards [Album of the Year], PopMatters, Earbuddy, Time Out-New York, NPR, Pitchfork, Billboard
U.K.: The Guardian [#8-10], Gigwise
Rest of the World: Recorder [Hungary], Humo [Belgium], Rumore [Italy], MeHaceRuido (Spanish Language) [Mexico]
by Harold
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 30
Views: 1133

Re: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)

Regarding MASSEDUCTION, it was looking for a while like that album and Melodrama (coincidentally or not, another close collaboration between a singularly gifted female artist and unexpected popmeister-of-his-generation Jack Antonoff) were going to be battling it out for the #2 spot all the way down ...
by Harold
Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Time Out New York (US)
Replies: 2
Views: 121

Re: EOY 2017 - Time Out New York (US)

A top 29 list? Who came up with that idea? Is there any significance to 29 being the stopping point?
by Harold
Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 30
Views: 1133

Re: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)

mowino wrote:Albums

https://pitchfork.com/features/lists-an ... s-of-2017/

Can someone transcribe, thanks


Seconding the request - thanks in advance!
by Harold
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - PopMatters (US)
Replies: 8
Views: 860

Re: EOY 2017 - PopMatters (US)

https://www.popmatters.com/60-best-albums-of-2017-2516162820.html

Top 60 Albums of the Year now posted. Can someone please transcribe? Thanks as always!
by Harold
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 31
Views: 3393

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

panam wrote:Please, don't forget to include Latin Grammy and MeHaceRuido.


They will be in the next update for sure.
by Harold
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 31
Views: 3393

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Newly added sources: USA/Canada: Entertainment Weekly, A.V. Club, Complex, Pretty Much Amazing, Treble, AllMusic UK: The Guardian [#11-50] Rest of the World: OOR (complete top 20) [Netherlands] Current top 40: 1 Kendrick Lamar - DAMN. 2 Lorde - Melodrama 3 St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION 4 LCD Soundsyste...
by Harold
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Pretty Much Amazing (US)
Replies: 5
Views: 441

Re: EOY 2017 - Pretty Much Amazing (US)

In 2016 PMA compiled a top 60 albums list. I've noticed a few sources radically cutting down on the number of albums on their EOY lists this year. What's up with that?
by Harold
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Treble (US)
Replies: 1
Views: 113

Re: EOY 2017 - Treble (US)

Already posted in a thread labeled "Treblezine"!
by Harold
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - HMV (UK)
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: EOY 2017 - HMV (UK)

Just taking a moment to compliment you on your username, Smithers-Jones. How's the wife and home? Did you get the car you've been looking for?

By the way, I've some news to tell you - there's no longer a position for you. Sorry, Smithers-Jones.
by Harold
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 31
Views: 3393

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Nothing for PWR BTTM either probably for similar reasons. Consequence of Sound made a good article today about the matter , specifically targetting these two bands. Personally, Brand New was running away with my #1 spot this year by a mile before the allegations but now it's all down the garbage ca...
by Harold
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 31
Views: 3393

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with the following: USA/Canada: Grammy Awards [Album of the Year], Gorilla vs Bear, American Songwriter, Uproxx, Stereogum, Exclaim! [Canada], Noisey, Revolver, Slant UK: The Skinny, The Quietus, The Wire, The Classic Rock :mrgreen: Rest of the World: Gaffa [Sweden], Gaffa [Denmark], Mondoso...
by Harold
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 31
Views: 3393

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

BleuPanda wrote:(Also, when can we expect the next update?)


Today. Waiting to see if any more new lists show up within the next couple of hours, then I'll post.
by Harold
Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Slant (US)
Replies: 5
Views: 301

Re: EOY 2017 - Slant (US)

JohnnyBGoode wrote:11. Björk - Utopia
10. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3


Perfect - this list gives a huge spreadsheet boost to these two adjacent entries, one of which has been suffering from coming out too early and one from coming out too late.
by Harold
Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - The Guardian (UK)
Replies: 18
Views: 1286

Re: EOY 2017 - The Guardian (UK)

Can we do these daily updates as reply posts instead of edits, so that the thread stays bumped near the top as a reminder that it's still in progress? Thanks!
by Harold
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Exclaim (Canada)
Replies: 7
Views: 794

Re: EOY 2017 - Exclaim (Canada)

Top 10 Dance and Electronic Albums: 10. Daphni - Joli Mai 9. Forest Swords - Compassion 8. Fever Ray - Plunge 7. Iglooghost - Neo Wax Bloom 6. Gas - Narkopop 5. Bonobo - Migration 4. Jacques Greene - Feel Infinite 3. Jlin - Black Origami 2. Kelly Lee Owens - Kelly Lee Owens 1. Four Tet - New Energy ...
by Harold
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - OOR (NL)
Replies: 5
Views: 472

Re: EOY 2017 - OOR (NL)

Rob wrote:It says they will also share the personal top 10 of over 50 Dutch music critics. I don't think you want all those, would you?


No need for that!
by Harold
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Noisey (US)
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: EOY 2017 - Noisey (US)

There's actually a full list there - you might be having some browser issues (Noisey is a weird site in terms of how its stories load). It's definitely transcribable, and I would greatly appreciate it if someone could do that. Thanks in advance, as always!
by Harold
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Stereogum (US)
Replies: 9
Views: 512

Re: EOY 2017 - Stereogum (US)

It's really bothering me that RTJ3 is being omitted from so many lists. I know it was technically a 2016 release (the digital release dropped on Christmas Day), but I don't recall the album appearing on any 2016 EOY lists, not even late entries like Pazz & Jop. I'm hoping that as more lists star...
by Harold
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - The Stranger (US)
Replies: 4
Views: 204

Re: EOY 2017 - The Stranger (US)

mowino wrote:Where's the reviews from this site?


This is the EOY forum - any list from any source can and should be posted here, whether or not the source is eligible for the spreadsheet.
by Harold
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - OOR (NL)
Replies: 5
Views: 472

Re: EOY 2017 - OOR (NL)

This list will be extended in the print edition of OOR, which will be available on the 7th. I'll probably pick it up and share the complete results. Last year they only had a top 20. I've already added this top 10 to the spreadsheet, but will add the rest and change the data cells accordingly when ...
by Harold
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY Songs - Source Checklist
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Re: EOY Songs - Source Checklist

I have seen lists from: Cosmopolitan The Fader Radio X Time Out London Uproxx Vanity Fair Are any of these eligible? I had Fader's album list on last year's spreadsheet, so (unfortunately - I had the same reaction as others to that song list) it's definitely eligible. I'm assuming Uproxx is probabl...
by Harold
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Exclaim (Canada)
Replies: 7
Views: 794

Re: EOY 2017 - Exclaim (Canada)

Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums: 10. Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer 9. Big K.R.I.T. - 4eva is a Mighty Long Time 8. Joey Bada$$ - All Amerikkkan Bada$$ 7. Migos - Culture 6. Tyler, the Creator - Flower Boy 5. Run the Jewels - RTJ3 4. Drake - More Life 3. Jay-Z - 4:44 2. Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory 1. K...
by Harold
Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Exclaim (Canada)
Replies: 7
Views: 794

Re: EOY 2017 - Exclaim (Canada)

Top 10 Folk & Country Albums: 10. Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness 9. Margo Price - All American Made 8. Richard Dawson - Peasant 7. The Barr Brothers - Queens of the Breakers 6. The Sadies - Northern Passages 5. Nicole Atkins - Goodnight Rhonda Lee 4. Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit - The Nashv...
by Harold
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Exclaim (Canada)
Replies: 7
Views: 794

Re: EOY 2017 - Exclaim (Canada)

Now, here's a source for which I do add genre lists, because they traditionally do not compile an overall best-albums list (they created an overall top 50 one year but have not repeated that). The way we handle this on the spreadsheet is to base the data weighting on the total number of albums from ...
by Harold
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)
Replies: 13
Views: 378

Re: EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)

StevieFan13 wrote:I’d agree that EOY genre lists shouldn’t count.


Thanks. And, sorry if my earlier post came off a little defensive - I just don't want to expand my workload here any more than necessary, because, you know, life and work and sanity and stuff like that. :mrgreen:
by Harold
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)
Replies: 13
Views: 378

Re: EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)

Should we post the genre categories as well? You can post whatever you want, but only the overall Record and Album nominees are going on their respective spreadsheets. But genre lists count now. Henrik, what's the verdict here? Wouldn't this mean going back and adding every genre album of the year ...
by Harold
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)
Replies: 13
Views: 378

Re: EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)

StevieFan13 wrote:Should we post the genre categories as well?


You can post whatever you want, but only the overall Record and Album nominees are going on their respective spreadsheets.
by Harold
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Gaffa (SE)
Replies: 2
Views: 304

Re: EOY 2017 - Gaffa (SE)

Now there's an eclectic list. By the way, the complete title of the Gnod album is Just Say No to the Right-Wing Capitalist Fascist Industrial Death Machine. I don't know about you, but I hate these cryptic album titles that leave you with no clue what they mean...
by Harold
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)
Replies: 13
Views: 378

EOY 2017: Grammy Nominations (Record, Album)

The Grammy nominations are out. Here are the nominees for Record of the Year and Album of the Year, which will be added to the respective EOY spreadsheets: Record Of The Year: “Redbone” — Childish Gambino “Despacito” — Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber “The Story Of O.J.” — Jay-Z...
by Harold
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - The Cornell Daily Sun (USA)
Replies: 10
Views: 426

Re: EOY 2017 - The Cornell Daily Sun (USA)

StevieFan13 wrote:I need Flavor Flav to vouch for me.


He can't do nuttin' for ya, man. Flavor Flav got problems of his own.
by Harold
Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY Albums: Source Checklist
Replies: 3
Views: 318

EOY Albums: Source Checklist

Here are the sources whose lists appeared on the 2016 EOY Albums Spreadsheet (minus the ones already included in the first 2017 spreadsheet posting). Thanks in advance to everyone who finds and posts the 2017 lists from these - I couldn't do this without all of you! (If you know that any of these so...
by Harold
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 31
Views: 3393

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Spreadsheet re-attached - edited to remove albums not on any included lists so far. I had created rows for all of the current Mega-Critic top 100, and had forgotten to remove albums from that initial Drowned in Sound posting that have not appeared anywhere else yet. Sorry about that!
by Harold
Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 31
Views: 3393

EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

I know I said I was going to wait to start posting album spreadsheet updates at least until a couple of non-U.S. or UK lists were released, but I wasn't expecting there to be so many already. This initial posting contains the following lists: USA: Consequence of Sound; Paste; Glide; Rolling Stone; D...
by Harold
Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone (US)
Replies: 21
Views: 1208

Re: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone (US)

Ooh, Liam and Noel would NOT like being tied (and fucking Jann Wenner is out of RS, so I guess they actually liked the new U2 album. Reputation, however, I can't explain). Hadn't spotted that. Wonder who'll be most upset: - Noel; - Liam; or - Harold :angry-banghead: No worries - for ties like this,...
by Harold
Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone (US)
Replies: 21
Views: 1208

Re: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone (US)

JohnnyBGoode wrote:Ineligible as this U2 & this Taylor Swift album (last one was great) in top 10? :-o


Ha ha. Doesn't work that way (unfortunate as the results sometimes are), but nice try!
by Harold
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Paste Magazine (US)
Replies: 5
Views: 654

Re: EOY 2017 - Paste Magazine (US)

Wow, I can't believe there are this many lists already - it's still November. I guess everyone wants to remind us that there were, in fact, salvageable things about this horrorshow of a year.

Nice to see RTJ finally making an appearance.
by Harold
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)
Replies: 18
Views: 951

Re: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)

More corrections (the website's fault, not Johnny B. Goode's): *Mount Kimbie's album is listed twice. *The Hajk and Weezer albums got combined into a single line. *Lucy Rose's album is titled Something's Changing (it got ascribed with the same title as the album listed above it). Christ, what a shit...
by Harold
Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)
Replies: 18
Views: 951

Re: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)

Honestly don't know how to handle this for the spreadsheet. The "editor's list" is way too arbitrary in its methodology to be included, but I can't see including the entirety of this staff list either. Maybe cut it off at 3 points, or even just the top 11? Henrik, your thoughts? I'd say a...
by Harold
Mon Nov 27, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)
Replies: 18
Views: 951

Re: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)

Honestly don't know how to handle this for the spreadsheet. The "editor's list" is way too arbitrary in its methodology to be included, but I can't see including the entirety of this staff list either. Maybe cut it off at 3 points, or even just the top 11? Henrik, your thoughts?
by Harold
Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)
Replies: 18
Views: 951

Re: EOY 2017 - Drowned In Sound (UK)

Oh, F this S. I spent an hour adding that top 100 list to the spreadsheet last night. Can someone update this if and when the "official" posted list actually has a finalized form?
by Harold
Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - NME (UK)
Replies: 24
Views: 1938

Re: EOY 2017 - NME (UK)

Well, first appearance of Taylor Swift so far. Given that I really don't like her new album, I was hoping she would stay out of the EOY picture completely, but I guess that was impossible. Whatever. I would expect her to start doing well once the U.S. lists start getting posted in earnest, the init...
by Harold
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Mojo Magazine (UK)
Replies: 13
Views: 1396

Re: EOY 2017 - Mojo Magazine (UK)

04: A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service :? The album came out in the U.K. too late to be included in their 2016 list, so they're making up for it here. Don't worry, any 2016 albums will be ID'd as such on my spreadsheet. (I am expecting Run the Jewels 3 to be a ma...
by Harold
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Mojo Magazine (UK)
Replies: 13
Views: 1396

Re: EOY 2017 - Mojo Magazine (UK)

03: Queens Of The Stone Age - Ruins What is this? There's a QOTSA album named Villains, and a Grizzly Bear album named Painted Ruins that doesn't appear elsewhere in the list... According to here it's QOTSA - Villains http://www.albumoftheyear.org/list/797-mojos-top-50-albums-of-2017/ Eddie said he...
by Harold
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Malcolm Young (AC/DC)
Replies: 1
Views: 120

R.I.P. Malcolm Young (AC/DC)

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/malcolm-young-acdc-guitarist-and-co-founder-dead-at-64-w512164 AC/DC founding guitarist Malcolm Young has died at 64 after a three-year battle with dementia that forced him to retire from the band he co-founded with brother Angus. This comes a month after thei...

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