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by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 33
Views: 203

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Shura - What's It Gonna Be? (2016)
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Max TV: 1,000 Greatest Songs
Replies: 13
Views: 10130

Re: Max TV: 1,000 Greatest Songs

It seems that there have been multiple iterations of this list in the years since this thread was last updated. Here's the lastest: https://www.maxtv.com.au/the-2019-resul ... f-all-time

Should these multiple versions be considered for AM at all?
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 194
Views: 153291

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The Young Disclipes Song should be spelled "Apparently Nothin'" with an apostrophe
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paste - The Best Songs of 1999
Replies: 2
Views: 1251

Paste - The Best Songs of 1999

https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2019/08/best-songs-1999.html 25. Dixie Chicks: “Goodbye Earl” 24. Pavement: “Spit on a Stranger” 23. Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dog: “Still D.R.E.” 22. blink-182: “All The Small Things” 21. Sigur Rós: “Svefn-g-englar” 20. Beck: “Debra” 19. Wilco: “Via Chicago” 18. Bac...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 207
Views: 121680

Re: Albums of 2019

https://twitter.com/KimKardashian/statu ... 8643513344

Yeezy Season approaching? I'll believe it when I see it.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 102
Views: 98331

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Much of Gang of Four's catalog is missing in the U.S.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Billboard - The 100 Best Songs of 1969
Replies: 2
Views: 1787

Re: Billboard - The 100 Best Songs of 1969

It puts a smile on my face to see Issac Hayes' rendition of "Walk On By" in the top five, because that track is the definition of passion :mrgreen: But where's "I Want You Back"? And Gimme Shelter not at #1 is also a negative for me, as well. I assume "I Want You Back" wasn't included because it hi...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 194
Views: 153291

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

RYM and DIscogs both list Frankie Smith's "Double Dutch Bus" as a 1980 single release, though I'm not sure how reliable these are.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 36
Views: 45130

Re: Suggest genre changes here

It should probably be mentioned that, on RYM, the genre once called “Trap Rap” is now just called “Trap” (not to be confused with “Trap [EDM]”. I suppose the term “Trap Rap” was never really used outside of RYM. Also, Psychic by Darkside currently has no primary genre at all. I’ve never seen an albu...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Treble - The Top 150 Albums of the '70s
Replies: 6
Views: 1752

Re: Treble - The Top 150 Albums of the '70s

I will post the list here: 150. Patrice Rushen – Pizzazz 149. Pere Ubu – The Modern Dance 148. The Raincoats – The Raincoats 147. Don Cherry – Brown Rice 146. John Cale – Fear 145. Robert Wyatt – Rock Bottom 144. Betty Davis – Betty Davis 143. Barry White – Barry White Sings for Someone You Love 142...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2008)
Replies: 2
Views: 2342

Re: Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2008)

Chris Brown Picks (I know, I know...) 1. "Shake It," Metro Station 2. "Disturbia," Rihanna 3. "Losin' It," R. City 4. "Can't Believe It," T-Pain 5. "Trading Places," Usher 6. "Coldest," Tank 7. "Energy," Keri Hilson 8. "Burnin' Up," Jonas Brothers 9. "Gossip," Lil Wayne 10. "Rock With You," Michael ...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 322
Views: 208600

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

Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2008)
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by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 194
Views: 153291

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Charles Trenet "La Folle Complainte"

It seems that 1945 is the date of songwriting, the actual recording seems to be from 1951.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2008)
Replies: 2
Views: 2342

Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2008)

https://web.archive.org/web/20100106123905/https://www.blender.com/guide/61446/blenders1001downloads.html I have no idea if this would be eligible or not, but another list from the same source, with the same name, is on AM, so I thought it it might be worth a shot. I should warn you that included am...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 194
Views: 153291

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Here's the full article: http://manofmusic.clicforum.fr/t1169-Ten-page-Bowie-Best-Of-cover-feature-in-NME.htm All the other songs are Bowie recordings. But "Wild Is the Wind" is on there too, so it's not necessarily about Bowie's songwriting. I also believe that there was another "best Bowie songs" ...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 194
Views: 153291

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The version of "All the Young Dudes" that appears on NME (UK) - Bowie: His Real Greatest Hits (2014) may actually be Mott the Hoople's version, or possibly both versions at once.

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by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Spectrum Culture: Best Debut Albums (2019)
Replies: 2
Views: 1554

Re: Spectrum Culture: Best Debut Albums (2019)

https://spectrumculture.com/2019/07/18/the-ten-best-debut-albums-of-the-2010s/ Janelle Monáe – The ArchAndroid (2010) Perfume Genius – Learning (2010) Frank Ocean: nostalgia, Ultra (2011) Disclosure – Settle (2013) Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels (2013) FKA twigs – LP1 (2014) Todd Terje – It’s Album...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A personal history through my top 25 albums
Replies: 46
Views: 8948

Re: A personal history through my top 25 albums

^Well, I'm certainly peanut butter and jealous.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 194
Views: 153291

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Regarding the Bob Wills song in Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007), I believe that it is actually "New San Antonio Rose" rather than "San Antonio Rose", since it connects it to the album "ANTHOLOGY, 1935-1973" which only has the "New" versi...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 41
Views: 20362

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

I just want to bring this up again in case it got lost in the shuffle before: I don't expect to occur this very update, but I firmly believe that the "1000 Songs to Change Your Life" book should be removed from AM (or, at least, severely cut down). My reasoning is (somewhat poorly) explained here: h...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 194
Views: 153291

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Art Tatum's first recording of "Tea For Two" was released in 1933.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32882

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Excellent showing for Robyn!!! Also pleased by the upward movement for Pet Shop Boys!
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32882

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Wait, scratch that, Robyn was in the top 500 last time. In that case, I think it will be an older artists who nobody realized didn’t make it last time.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32882

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Jirin wrote:Trying to think of people with great 2017-2018 albums not popular before. Perfume Genius maybe?
That still leaves Robyn! :D
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32882

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

I’m still keeping an eye out for Robyn!
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning for Overlooked Songs 3
Replies: 5
Views: 5811

Re: Planning for Overlooked Songs 3

So, this was kinda forgotten. But with a site update slated for this summer, we should definitely bring this back.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 41
Views: 20362

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

All done!
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 41
Views: 20362

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: 41
Views: 20362

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: 2
Views: 1554

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: 194
Views: 153291

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: 36
Views: 45130

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: 194
Views: 153291

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: 125
Views: 53926

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: Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)
Replies: 2
Views: 6146

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: 194
Views: 153291

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" should probably just be changed...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 29, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final
Replies: 26
Views: 17547

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: 6146

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: 15040

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: 36
Views: 45130

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: 28157

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: 6146

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 recommending k...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 15, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 11038

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 | Every N...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 08, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 10687

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: 28157

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...