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by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 23
Views: 350

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

I’ll do RYM genres.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 23
Views: 350

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

I'm sure I said this before, but thank you for picking up the slack on the songs spreadsheet last year. I'm happy to take over again this year, and I'll remember to include the links in the spreadsheet.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Spectrum Culture: Best Debut Albums (2019)
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Spectrum Culture: Best Debut Albums (2019)

https://spectrumculture.com/2019/01/31/the-ten-best-debut-albums-of-the-1960s/ Etta James- At Last! (1961) The Beatles – Please Please Me (1963) Love – Love (1966) The Jimi Hendrix Experience- Are You Experienced? (1967) Pink Floyd – The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967) The Velvet Underground – The...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 136
Views: 66296

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

It appears that "We Are Your Friends" was first released in 2003. https://www.discogs.com/Justice-3-vs-Si ... ase/222948
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 33
Views: 26919

Re: Suggest genre changes here

Well, it took me long enough, but I finally found all the changes! Do with this information what you will. In the meantime, I think I might start cross-referencing AM with RYM for this thread's original purpose, that is, finding albums whose genre votes have changed over time. I changed my mind on ...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 136
Views: 66296

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

I hate to bring back this old discussion, but this thread (particular post #6) provides evidence strongly suggesting that Eno's Here Come the Warm Jets was, in fact, first released in 1974: https://forums.stevehoffman.tv/threads/brian-eno-here-come-the-warm-jets-what-was-the-original-release-date.75...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 57
Views: 1945

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

StevieFan13 wrote:Oh wait - was Im nin’alu 1984? I may need to do some revising.

The original version was released in 1984, the faster remix in 1987 (or 1988? Sources seem to vary)
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri May 31, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 316
Views: 142153

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

Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004)
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by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri May 31, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)
Replies: 2
Views: 1210

Re: Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)

Here it is! I hope you don't mind that it's all in lowercase, but it made transcribing it far easier for me.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri May 31, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 136
Views: 66296

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

I believe I brought this up a while ago in a different thread, but I believes Miles Davis "On the Corner" and "New York Girl" should be combined into a single entry, as they are really part of a single-track medley. Also, ELP's "Karn Evil 9 - First Impression, Part 1" s...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 29, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final
Replies: 26
Views: 2841

Re: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final

1 | Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
2 | Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
3 | Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
4 | Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
5 | David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
6 | Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue May 28, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)
Replies: 2
Views: 1210

Re: Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)

I did find this book at the library, so I’ll transcribe the selections this week.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 22, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 26
Views: 4321

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3

1 | Metric | Gold Guns Girls 2 | The Field Mice | Emma's House 3 | Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta 4 | Chris Bell | You and Your Sister 5 | Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York 1 | Stevie Wonder | Do I Do 2 | Rodriguez | Hate Street Dialogue 3 | David Axelrod | Holy Thursday 4 | Nadine Shah | Fool 5 | Ennio M...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon May 20, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 33
Views: 26919

Re: Suggest genre changes here

Well, it took me long enough, but I finally found all the changes! Do with this information what you will. In the meantime, I think I might start cross-referencing AM with RYM for this thread's original purpose, that is, finding albums whose genre votes have changed over time.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat May 18, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 8577

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Remember after the previous all-time artists poll, there was a spreadsheet where people assigned ratings out of 10 to the different artists? I believe there was a plan to make one for songs as well, but it never came to fruition. Would that be an idea worth pursuing? That was me! I'm happy to start...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 15, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)
Replies: 2
Views: 1210

Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)

"The entries place artists in their musical and chronological context, providing the background to key scenes and tracing links - both formal and aesthetic - between these seminal acts. The book is also a buyers' guide for established and new fans of alternative music, with each entry recommend...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 15, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 3274

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 2

1 | Emily King | Distance 2 | Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm 3 | Collectors | Lydia Purple 4 | Kimio Eto | Midare 5 | Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion 1 | Les Rita Mitsouko & The Sparks | Singing in the Shower 2 | Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) 3 | Noisettes | Eve...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 08, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 2998

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 1

1 | AURORA | Running with the Wolves 2 | The Heavy | Short Change Hero 3 | Jeff Buckley | Forget Her 4 | Lucio Battisti | Anima latina 5 | Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana 1 | The Cookies | I Never Dreamed 2 | Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9) 3 | Marijata | I Walk Alone 4 | Love | Augu...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue May 07, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 8577

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Aw, none of my songs have been picked yet. Then again, there's only 19 of them. And many of them have been nominated by me in forum games already. And sorry I haven't participated, I think I'm just not yet ready to assign a numerical rating to individual songs. Largely because song ratings would pro...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 01, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12
Replies: 25
Views: 5003

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12

1 | Les Rita Mitsouko & The Sparks | Singing in the Shower
2 | The Mark & Clark Band | Worn Down Piano
3 | Candy Bars | Landscape
4 | The Verve | She's a Superstar

1 | Emily King | Distance
2 | Love | August
3 | 1,000 Mexicans | The Last Pop Song
4 | Hamlet Gonashvili | Tsintskaro
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5
Replies: 27
Views: 4799

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5

2. Etta James - At Last! vs. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain 4. Peter Gabriel - Us vs. BADBADNOTGOOD - III Yeah, I can't even make a decision for half of these. And I think that's my queue to cease participation, for the time being. This whole schedule isn't really working for me right now. Besides, I've ...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Hall of fame Lists
Replies: 33
Views: 11672

Re: Hall of fame Lists

National Recording Registry 2019: Yiddish Cylinders from the Standard Phonograph Company of New York and the Thomas Lambert Company (c. 1901-1905) “Memphis Blues” (single), Victor Military Band (1914) Melville Jacobs Collection of Native Americans of the American Northwest (1929-1939) “Minnie the M...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 33
Views: 8427

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

1 | Eimear Quinn | The Voice
2 | Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 | Cup Of Dreams
3 | Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion
4 | Imogen Heap | Climb to Sakteng

1 | Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York
2 | Jesca Hoop | The Lost Sky
3 | Mills Brothers | Nagasaki
4 | Suuns | Mirror Mirror
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 9938

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

1. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning vs. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
2. Crowded House - Crowded House vs. The Velvet Underground - VU
3. Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps vs. Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way
4. Tokyo Jihen - Kyōiku vs. Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 99
Views: 55468

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

StevieFan13 wrote:Beyonce's Lemonade is also coming to Spotify soon

Any word on Apple Music? It’s on the iTunes store but is not playable otherwise.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 27
Views: 7924

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10

1 | Metric | Gold Guns Girls
2 | The Smiths | Oscillate Wildly
3 | You Am I | Heavy Heart
4 | Collectors | Lydia Purple

1 | Kero Kero Bonito | Flamingo
2 | Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
3 | Lauren Hoffman | Broken
4 | The Commodores | Zoom
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 9405

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

1. Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking vs. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There 2. Oval - 94 Diskont vs. blink-182 - Enema of the State 3. Buckingham Nicks - Buckingham Nicks vs. Enya - Shepherd Moons 4. Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet vs. Kino - Kino (The Black Album) The last match was...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 7291

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

1 | Noisettes | Every Now and Then
2 | Erasure | Drama!
3 | The Brian Jonestown Massacre | Anemone
4 | Deftones | Diamond Eyes

1 | Foster the People | Houdini
2 | Slave | Just A Touch Of Love
3 | Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
4 | Keziah Jones | Hello Heavenly
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 9817

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Wow, I was expecting a sure win for Grimes, but not a complete shutout! Where were all the AnCo fans this week?
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 7291

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

You know, it only just now occurred to me that “Ocean Man” by Ween would actually be eligible for Unacclaimed. Guess I know what I’m nominating next time!

I’ll get my vote in during the next 24 hours.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 9817

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

1. Animal Collective - Sung Tongs vs. Grimes - Art Angels
2. Janet Jackson - janet vs. Elton John - Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
3. Ravi Shankar - Shankar Family and Friends vs. My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges
4. The Mutton Birds - Salty vs. Section 25 - From the Hip
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 9817

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

http://red-mp3.me/album/1728084/salty.html

Here's a link for Salty. Apparently, the UK release slightly changed the running order compared to the NZ release, and the above link is in the UK order.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 27
Views: 7539

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

1 | George | Special Ones
2 | Bedhead | Powder
3 | Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight)
4 | Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana

1 | France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
2 | Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
3 | Mylène Farmer | California
4 | Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 9817

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

I thought match 3 this week was Shankar and MMJ?
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Meme Criticism?
Replies: 7
Views: 2089

Re: Meme Criticism?

I miss the days when memes lasted longer than a week... Nowadays it seems like they’re deliberately designed to be disposable.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1
Replies: 35
Views: 8638

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1

1. Fiona Apple - Tidal vs. David Bowie - Young Americans
2. Tom Waits - Heartattack and Vine vs. Le Tigre - Le Tigre
3. Paul Oakenfold - Goa Mix vs. Margaret Glaspy - Emotions and Math
4. Pet Shop Boys - Concrete vs. Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster & Panaiotis - Deep Listening
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 7619

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

1 | David Bowie | Dead Man Walking 2 | Steve Perry | Strung Out 3 | WITCH | Chifundo 4 | Another Sunny Day | I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist 1 | The J.B.'s | The Grunt 2 | The Field Mice | Emma's House 3 | The Exponents | Why Does Love Do This To Me? 4 | Rufus Wainwright | Chelsea H...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1183

Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees 2019

I don't know when these were announced, but nobody seems to have posted them here, so here they are: BERNSTEIN: MASS—A THEATRE PIECE FOR SINGERS, PLAYERS AND DANCERS Columbia Masterworks (1971) (Album) COAT OF MANY COLORS Dolly Parton RCA Victor (1971) (Single) ELLA FITZGERALD SINGS THE GEORGE AND I...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 39
Views: 6084

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6

1 | Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) 2 | Sleeper Agent | That's My Baby 3 | Jack Drag | We Could've Been Big 4 | Tom Milsom | Cable Rat King 1 | Chaweewan Dumnern | Lam Toey Chaweewan 2 | Mørland and Debrah Scarlett | A Monster Like Me 3 | Marijata | I Walk Alone 4 | The Front Lawn | A...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 38
Views: 6958

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5

1 Jaga Jazzist
2 N’dour
3 Game Theory
4 Thrice

1 Aurora
2 Fishmans
3 Bon Jovi
4 Nightpool Neon
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!
Replies: 56
Views: 15783

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!

OK, I may be swapping out Shankar Family & Friends with another of luney6's nominations. I'll give it a couple more days to see if anyone can help out, but it appears the links he previously had access to for the album are gone or no longer working. We've been im-ing each other and, though disa...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 33
Views: 26919

Re: Suggest genre changes here

I'm going to list changes to the genre tree in this post, which I will go back and edit until I've gone through all the genres listed on AM. So if I shouldn't be doing this, speak now or forever hold your peace. New parent genres: Punk: top level genre Post-Metal: subgenre of Metal Post-Industrial: ...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 33
Views: 8010

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4

1 | Andrés Calamaro | El cantante
2 | Eurythmics | Julia
3 | Chris Bell | You and Your Sister
4 | Latin Rascals | Arabian Nights

1 | T Power v MK Ultra | Mutant Jazz
2 | Nadine Shah | Fool
3 | Donovan | Get Thy Bearings
4 | Café Tacvba | Ojalá que llueva café
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Mar 02, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!
Replies: 56
Views: 15783

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!

hectorthebat wrote:No, without Tom Waits - although maybe that'll lead to some interesting discussion on the week in question!

So it's this album, then? https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album ... titanic-1/

It's ranked at #2368 on AM.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!
Replies: 56
Views: 15783

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!

Brad wrote:Or Salty by the Mutton Birds?

Does this work? http://red-mp3.me/album/1728084/salty.html
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 47
Views: 10937

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3

1 | Alanis Morissette | The Couch
2 | Monkey Mafia | Work Mi Body (Chicken Scratch Remix)
3 | Joydrop | Beautiful
4 | Aldous Harding | Elation

1 | Aaliyah | Miss You
2 | Rodriguez | Hate Street Dialogue
3 | Little River Band | It's A Long Way There
4 | The Cookies | I Never Dreamed

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