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by Henrik
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 11094

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

Krurze wrote:Shoutout to whoever nominated Anemone, thought about that one myself
You’re welcome!
by Henrik
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 233
Views: 107192

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

1. Giorgio Moroder - (Theme From) Midnight Express 8 2. Ray Charles - (The Night Time Is) The Right Time 8 3. Albin de la Simone - Le Grand amour 7 4. Oliver Koletzki - Iyéwaye (Hatzler Remix) 7 5. The Upsetters - Dread Lion 7 6. The Smiths - Sheila Take a Bow 7 7. Lucinda Williams - Metal Firecrack...
by Henrik
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 11094

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

GROUP RHO
The Brian Jonestown Massacre | Anemone
Noisettes | Every Now and Then
Erasure | Drama!
Deftones | Diamond Eyes

GROUP SIGMA
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Slave | Just A Touch Of Love
Keziah Jones | Hello Heavenly
Foster the People | Houdini
by Henrik
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: I've written a web application that displays random YouTube videos from AcclaimedMusic.net. Would appreciate feedback!
Replies: 4
Views: 4034

Re: I've written a web application that displays random YouTube videos from AcclaimedMusic.net. Would appreciate feedbac

I love this, denialromeo! So you must have a link to a youtube page for every ranked AM song!? I wonder if I could use that information, at least for songs that aren't on spotify? Also, I'd be happy to link to your random video application from the AM main site, if that's ok with you. :happy-partyda...
by Henrik
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 39
Views: 14096

Re: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France

Nassim wrote:Count me in guys !
Maybe not on Friday night because I live on the furthest side of the country and it's a bit early to confirm I can take the day off, but I'll for sure join for the rest of the weekend !
Fantastic! It will be a pleasure to meet you and anyone who joins in!
by Henrik
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 62276

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:There were 50 voters for this 1981 poll, which is amazing!
It is indeed!! A record for yearly polls?
by Henrik
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 72657

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

I am perhaps the biggest JP fan in the forum, but that does not include ”United”.
by Henrik
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 140661

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Your Cheatin' Heart is #1001.
by Henrik
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 62276

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

I have always been a fan of steep point scales, to get some surprising results and not just a list of the most wellknown songs. But the scale could hardly be steeper than it is now. [89] Dynamic Hepnotics - "Hepno Beat": 1 vote, 100 points [89] Maanam - "Boskie Buenos": 1 vote, 100 points [89] Serge...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 62276

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Songs http://open.spotify.com/user/frazze/playlist/4QnoBSTLXzazLKsQakuufX 1 | The Specials | Ghost Town 2 | Prince | Controversy 3 | Kraftwerk | Pocket Calculator 4 | Eurythmics | Take Me To Your Heart 5 | Japan | Ghosts 6 | Daryl Hall & John Oates | I Can't Go for That (No Can Do) 7 | Mohamed Mouni...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 85482

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

I loosely thought of which 200 artists I would be able to make the best top 10-ish songs playlists. Then I did some finetuning based on whatever feelings I have for different artists and I was done. I am thinking of doing a more careful comparison of my lists of favourite songs per artist. But I do...
by Henrik
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 67243

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

The Exile tracks appear way too soon. I gather you're a big fan? Only 4 of them made the top 50. Can you tell me what the big attraction is with the album, because neither me, my girlfriend, or any of my friends liked it very much. Maybe it appeals more to the younger crowd? My people are all in th...
by Henrik
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 67243

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

The Exile tracks appear way too soon.
by Henrik
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 11196

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

GROUP NU WITCH | Chifundo Another Sunny Day | I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist David Bowie | Dead Man Walking Steve Perry | Strung Out GROUP XI The Field Mice | Emma's House The J.B.'s | The Grunt Rufus Wainwright | Chelsea Hotel #2 The Exponents | Why Does Love Do This To Me? I wish...
by Henrik
Tue Mar 26, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 185
Views: 127691

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The Chemical Brothers’ ”Galvanize” was released as a single in 2004.
by Henrik
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 77
Views: 49311

Re: Songs of 2019

Let me share my playlist of personal favorites of 2019 songs (this playlist will be later changed into personal top 100 of 2019). The genre is various so I think you can explore a lot and I hope you enjoy it :whistle: [spotifyplaylist]https://open.spotify.com/playlist/50gOXh8ZKXVDOaQRjv1VYq[/spotif...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: History of AM Film Polls
Replies: 2
Views: 4213

Re: History of AM Film Polls

Petri wrote:
Henrik wrote:Nothing to quote but a question to Henrik
Henrik is it possible to make this thread sticky? Thanks. :)
Finally done... Guess I haven’t been that active lately in this part of the forum.
by Henrik
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 11196

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

madzong wrote:
DaveC wrote:Strange to think of Why Does Love Do This To Me? as unacclaimed.
I know right?

Gotta find some more lists that include this song:)
There are a lot of youtube comments that this is the unofficial NZ anthem, while the single is not even listed at RYM. RYM needs more kiwis (as does AM).
by Henrik
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 140661

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Brad wrote:I believe I may echo the sentiments of several of us in suggesting this discussion be moved to another thread (or forum). This has become tiresome.
It has indeed. Let's move on.

Maybe I shouldn't say this, but thankfully Honorio has a "clean copy" of this topic in another part of the forum.
by Henrik
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 39
Views: 9835

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6

Honorio wrote:3 | Chaweewan Dumnern | Lam Toey Chaweewan | ¿?
I was hoping that you would find the year for me. ;)
by Henrik
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 140661

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Ok, so that’s another opinion from you, but it’s not what it is.
by Henrik
Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 140661

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

For me, a "Record of the Year" MUST be something that most people are aware of. I guess we have a pretty good idea of your opinion on this matter by now, Hymie. But as Honorio wrote, it’s a summary of the most acclaimed records. And based on all critics’ lists that have been collected here at AM, ”...
by Henrik
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 39
Views: 9835

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6

GROUP LAMBDA
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Sleeper Agent | That's My Baby
Tom Milsom | Cable Rat King
Jack Drag | We Could've Been Big

GROUP MU
Chaweewan Dumnern | Lam Toey Chaweewan
Mørland and Debrah Scarlett | A Monster Like Me
Marijata | I Walk Alone
The Front Lawn | Andy
by Henrik
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 85482

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

Question for anyone participating: It’s fairly easy for me to compare my favorite songs/albums, is there a metric any of you like use for ranking your favorite artists? I don’t even know where to start here! :| Here's my method: 1 pt per song in ANY Spotify playlist that is NOT in my Library so as ...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 140661

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Honorio, you discussed this ambitious project with me before your roll out and I loved your idea. It gives a very interesting perspective on different art forms. Educational and wonderful in every way. I’m sure there will be a lot more discussion when the rock era begins. Just one minor thing: one o...
by Henrik
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 85482

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

http://open.spotify.com/user/frazze/playlist/6MMnnwLMMl09dVM4GwDLKI 1. The Cure 2. Steely Dan 3. David Bowie 4. Prince 5. Björk 6. Bob Marley & The Wailers 7. Depeche Mode 8. Bruce Springsteen 9. Kraftwerk 10. Massive Attack 11. Sufjan Stevens 12. Stevie Wonder 13. Tom Waits 14. Dead Can Dance 15. ...
by Henrik
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 38
Views: 10471

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5

GROUP IOTA
Jaga Jazzist - Tocatta
Youssou N’Dour - Leaving (Dem)
Game Theory - Like a Girl Jesus
Thrice - Image of the Invisible

GROUP KAPPA
Fishmans - Walking in the Rhythm
AURORA - Running with the Wolves
Bon Jovi - Only Lonely
Nightpool Neon - Perfume From Now On
by Henrik
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 67243

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs

For some reason I thought the deadline was March 15. Well, here is my list anyway. 1| Gimme Shelter 2| (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 3| Paint It Black 4| You Can't Always Get What You Want 5| Beast Of Burden 6| Wild Horses 7| Tumbling Dice 8| Sister Morphine 9| She's A Rainbow 10| Brown Sugar 11| Ju...
by Henrik
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 36
Views: 40481

Re: Suggest genre changes here

Sweepstakes Ron, I will be very grateful if you complete this list of changes. However, I can not promise when these changes will be implemented at AM. It requires some work to get everything right with the genres menu, the genre charts and the genre info on the album pages.
by Henrik
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 25
Views: 10181

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

This looks fun, but it wouldn’t make sense to me to focus on so few artists for a ”rock discography”. I don’t think any artist has more than 2 songs in my all time top 200.
by Henrik
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 69
Views: 23375

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

I'm disappointed at the lack of love for "Itgehane." It's the type of song that I thought would do really well here, collecting votes from both synthpop and electronic fans, but it massively underperformed the critics. What gives? In my case, I never heard of it. Same here. Looking forward to going...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 62276

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

1981 is the only year since 1961 without a single album in my top 500, so I won't be making an albums list. Songs 19 | Joan Jett | Bad Reputation 27 | Stray Cats | Runaway Boys These are from 1980. Care to replace them? If it is like Listyguy says above, then songs from earlier ’80s years should no...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 126564

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

What a great finish this month! Richard Hell was right that love comes in spurts... Top 10 1. Minnie Riperton - Inside My Love 9 2. Alain Bashung - Madame Rêve 8 3. Nick Drake - Saturday Sun 8 4. The Heavy - How You Like Me Now 7 5. Cocteau Twins - Frou-frou Foxes in Midsummer Fires 7 6. Riot - You ...
by Henrik
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Should Joy Division and New Order's "Substance" albums really be considered compilations?
Replies: 6
Views: 4221

Re: Should Joy Division and New Order's "Substance" albums really be considered compilations?

The general rule I have used is that the majority of songs have to be released a) within the last few years and b) after the artist’s last album. All the songs before ”Closer” and ”Brotherhood” make these albums ineligible for AM.
by Henrik
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 54339

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Moonbeam, how on earth do you find the time to check release years for every song listened by anyone?
by Henrik
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 54339

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
Henrik wrote:Songs

82 | The Gap Band | I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up And Dance (Oops Up Side Your Head)

Insanely good year.
This one's from 1979. Care to replace it?
Add Kano’s ”It’s a War” at #100 then. :greetings-waveyellow:
by Henrik
Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 54339

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Songs 1 | Talking Heads | The Great Curve 2 | Orchestra Baobab | Mouhamadou Bamba 3 | Bobby Caldwell | Open Your Eyes 4 | Motörhead | Ace Of Spades 5 | The Sound | I Can't Escape Myself 6 | The Cure | A Forest 7 | Blondie | Rapture 8 | Peter Gabriel | Games Without Frontiers 9 | ABBA | Lay All Your ...
by Henrik
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 47
Views: 14757

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3

GROUP EPSILON
1. Aldous Harding | Elation
3. Alanis Morissette | The Couch
7. Monkey Mafia | Work Mi Body (Chicken Scratch Remix)
8. Joydrop | Beautiful

GROUP ZETA
2. Aaliyah | Miss You
4. Little River Band | It's A Long Way There
5. Rodriguez | Hate Street Dialogue
6. The Cookies | I Never Dreamed
by Henrik
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ray Charles Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 130
Views: 26022

Re: Best Ray Charles Songs - RESULTS

I am very confused that ”Unchain My Heart” is only bubbling under at AM. And even knowing that it’s not one of his most acclaimed songs, I’m surprised that it doesn’t make the top 10 here. Top 3 for me (though I have not listened enough to Ray to send in a ballot).
by Henrik
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 27091

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

“Sounded like noise for the sake of it to me. Maybe a lot of Sake was involved in the making of it.”
:D
by Henrik
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post 5,000!
Replies: 8
Views: 4934

Re: Post 5,000!

Hymie wrote:
Henrik wrote:Have a nice day everyone! :obscene-drinkingcheers:
Is that the most of anyone?
Yes, but StevieFan will overtake me within a few months.
http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/me ... memberlist
by Henrik
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 126564

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

But to answer your question, OF COURSE I DO although I have never heard an instance where both versions sound exactly the same. Then originality has some kind of importance for you as well. It just means more to most people here. Where do you get that from? Which version is the original has NO BEAR...
by Henrik
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 126564

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

The group Mostly Other People Do the Killing did a note for note cover of the Miles Davis album “Kind of Blue”. They called it “Blue” and it’s damn near impossible to tell the two albums apart. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/381983/ It's a shame that these two albums a...
by Henrik
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post 5,000!
Replies: 8
Views: 4934

Post 5,000!

Have a nice day everyone! :obscene-drinkingcheers:
by Henrik
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time
Replies: 15
Views: 9329

Re: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time

It looks like it’s one record per artist, and The Beatles has a song/single listed. 3 Bowie albums, 2 Radiohead albums & those Various ones but no one has Single & Album, closest being Joy Division/New Order with Unknown Pleasures & Blue Monday. That three albums in one entry for Bowie is an oddity...
by Henrik
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 126564

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

If I listen to a song I really like and it has a familiar sound, then that's really good. If I listen to a song I really like and it doesn't sound like anything I have heard before, then that's AWESOME because my appreciation of music has expanded again. But I appreciate songs for what they are. In ...
by Henrik
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 126564

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

Hymie wrote:But to answer your question, OF COURSE I DO although I have never heard an instance where both versions sound exactly the same.
Then originality has some kind of importance for you as well. It just means more to most people here.