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by Henrik
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 38
Views: 9351

EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Here is a spreadsheet summary of the first three EOD songs lists, from Pitchfork, Uproxx and Gorilla vs. Bear. 1 | Grimes | Oblivion 2 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own 3 | Kendrick Lamar | Alright  4 | Lana Del Rey | Video Games 5 | Carly Rae Jepsen | Run Away With Me  6 | Mitski | Your Best American Gir...
by Henrik
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 40995

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Here are the EOD and EOY templates for albums. National lists should be entered in columns GA-HA.
by Henrik
Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 179
Views: 44492

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

Rob wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:16 pm
this is on my surprisingly short lists of songs that should be removed from the planet.
The others being...?
by Henrik
Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 40995

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

I'm planning to include all albums from the EOY sheets in a massive template for the EOD lists, with a EOY score column that is not used for the EOD sheet ranking, but will be useful for me when deciding what albums that will be added to the site next year. For example an album that is included in ...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Telegraph (UK)- 100 Greatest Songs of All Time
Replies: 11
Views: 9475

Re: The Telegraph (UK)- 100 Greatest Songs of All Time

Okay, can someone clarify to me about when a single critic list is eligible for AM? It seems the answer is "only when it's in a published book" but then what explains this list's inclusion? I include all-time lists from single critics, at least if it’s a fairly well-known critic. The rule to not in...
by Henrik
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 66
Views: 14310

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

My choices

Depeche Mode
Judas Priest
Kraftwerk
Motörhead
T. Rex

Hard choice between Motörhead (more iconic) and Soundgarden (more great songs).

Surprised Whitney isn’t already in.
by Henrik
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: MAX - 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time (2019)
Replies: 5
Views: 5491

Re: MAX - 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time (2019)

“Take a look to see how voters and industry experts shaped the countdown” I suppose voters mean viewers? Then this list isn’t eligible. And supposedly the 2013 list that is already on AM should be removed? I can confirm that the public gets to vote - I have voted in this poll for many years! I can ...
by Henrik
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: MAX - 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time (2019)
Replies: 5
Views: 5491

Re: MAX - 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time (2019)

“Take a look to see how voters and industry experts shaped the countdown”

I suppose voters mean viewers? Then this list isn’t eligible. And supposedly the 2013 list that is already on AM should be removed?
by Henrik
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 13761

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 3

This week didn’t engage me as much as the previous two (first one in particular). Anyway...

Hot Chip - Flutes
pass
Charli XCX - You're the One
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
Adele - Skyfall
pass
Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues
David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
by Henrik
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 40995

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

TheLastEnemy wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:35 pm
Hi Henrik, have made the changes but can't attach the files here as they are too big - how can I get them to you?
Great! That was quick! You can send an email to acclaimedmusic@gmail.com
by Henrik
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 40995

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Many many thanks TheLastEnemy!
by Henrik
Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 40995

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

I can take on the end-of-year spreadsheet again, although this will probably be the last year I do it and I may not be able to post updates as frequently as I have in the past. I can also get the ball rolling, at least, on the EOD spreadsheet too. Please feel free to send me both spreadsheet templa...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 40995

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Apologies to everyone who have been waiting for an update in 2019. I came fairly close, but during the last couple of months I haven’t had any time at all to complete the work. Now, when the decade lists are coming in, I feel it’s better to wait and do a big update next year. I will need help with ...
by Henrik
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 40995

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Apologies to everyone who have been waiting for an update in 2019. I came fairly close, but during the last couple of months I haven’t had any time at all to complete the work. Now, when the decade lists are coming in, I feel it’s better to wait and do a big update next year. I will need help with e...
by Henrik
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 241
Views: 222953

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The song ”Two Sevens Clash” by Culture was released in 1977, not 1976 (just like the s/t album).
by Henrik
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 241
Views: 222953

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The remix version of Chief Keef's "I Don't Like" is on Complex's list of the best Kanye songs, but is not mentioned on the original song's page on AM. Are they purposely being considered as separate songs, or is this just an oversight? An oversight. Thanks for the correction! It seems that this has...
by Henrik
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 241
Views: 222953

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:28 pm
The remix version of Chief Keef's "I Don't Like" is on Complex's list of the best Kanye songs, but is not mentioned on the original song's page on AM. Are they purposely being considered as separate songs, or is this just an oversight?
An oversight. Thanks for the correction!
by Henrik
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 13029

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2

Fleet Foxes - Grown Ocean
Chairlift - Amanaemonesia
Laura Marling - Sophia
Wilco - Art of Almost
Daughter - Youth
Thee Oh Sees - The Dream
The Black Keys - Gold on the Ceiling
Lambchop - Gone Tomorrow
by Henrik
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 31789

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Songs only 1 | The Smiths | Girlfriend in a Coma 2 | Prince | Sign 'O' The Times 3 | Tom Waits | Innocent When You Dream (Barroom) 4 | U2 | With Or Without You 5 | Suzanne Vega | Luka 6 | Public Enemy | Bring the Noise 7 | David Sylvian | Orpheus 8 | The Cure | Just Like Heaven 9 | Terence Trent D'A...
by Henrik
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 31789

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

My list is coming in a few hours. Hope it’s not too late.
by Henrik
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: MTV Magazine (Brazil) - 100 Greatest Brazilian Records (2003)
Replies: 3
Views: 3228

Re: MTV Magazine (Brazil) - 100 Greatest Brazilian Records (2003)

Hey, so, I'm new to this game but very interested in music research. Coming here I remembered I have read a couple of lists on some magazines over the years, and I thought I should share, starting with my home country. I don't have the referred magazine anymore, but I managed to find a blog post wi...
by Henrik
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 12474

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1

Beach House - Walk in the Park
Tame Impala - Solitude is Bliss
Crystal Castles - Celestica
pass
LCD Soundsystem - Home
Mark Ronson and the Business Intl. - Bang Bang Bang
Javiera Mena - Luz de piedra de luna
The Vaccines - Post Break-Up Sex
by Henrik
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 14233

Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019? #1 : Iiris Viljanen: Mercedes #2 : Robyn: Body Talk #3 : Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell #4 : PJ Harvey: Let England Shake #5 : Chromatics: Kill for Love #6 : Daughter: Not to Disappear #7 : iamamiwhoami: Kin #8 : Dead Can Dance: Anastasis #9 : J Balvin: ...
by Henrik
Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 201
Views: 58245

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

Daniel Ceasar, featuring Kali Uchis – Get You 10 Today I wouldn’t put this song quite as high as all time #26(!). I just chose not to nominate it for the overlooked 3 game although I could have - the song is actually bubbling under on AM, as a 2016 song. Anyway, after many years of following critics...
by Henrik
Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums & songs of the decade (2010-2019)
Replies: 27
Views: 14924

Re: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums of the decade (2010-2019)

Is GvB even eligible for inclusion on AM? I seem to recall them being non-eligible, but I'm not sure. Normally two writers aren’t enough, but GvB have an outstanding number of visitors, so I decided to make an exception for them a couple of years ago. I quite like the list, btw. There will be far t...
by Henrik
Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums & songs of the decade (2010-2019)
Replies: 27
Views: 14924

Re: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums of the decade (2010-2019)

lagire wrote:
Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:45 am
Henrik, this is an End of decade list, isn't? it should be on 2010's forum.
Fixed (obviously)
by Henrik
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 46328

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Ariana Grande - God is a woman (2018)
by Henrik
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 46328

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Henrik wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:20 pm
Nils Frahm - Says (2013, bubbling)
BleuPanda, you put it under 2014. I think 2013 is correct.
by Henrik
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 46328

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Nils Frahm - Says (2013, bubbling)
by Henrik
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 46328

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

The xx - I Dare You (#63 2017)
by Henrik
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 46328

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

The Internet feat. Kaytranada - Girl (2015, bubbling under)
by Henrik
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 58
Replies: 23
Views: 6417

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 58

Darkwood Dub - Baobab
by Henrik
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 31142

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

I’m pleased with this list, although this is probably my least favourite year in rock history. What year would you say that rock started? The thread I started tonight "An Interesting Project" has it starting in 1947. I expressed myself carelessly. I’m fine with 1947 for the definition of rock histo...
by Henrik
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 31142

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Songs only 1 | Prince | Kiss 2 | Elvis Costello & The Attractions | I Want You 3 | Depeche Mode | Stripped 4 | Metallica | Master Of Puppets 5 | Metallica | Battery 6 | George Michael | A Different Corner 7 | Metallica | Welcome Home (Sanitarium) 8 | The Smiths | There Is A Light That Never Goes Out...
by Henrik
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 31142

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

I know time is out, but can I have another couple of hours for my list?
by Henrik
Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 22450

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

I couldn’t find the time to vote in this, but thanks mileswide for another great forum poll. Great idea and rollout! This looks strange to me though: Score: 77.7027027 Number of votes: 2 Song rank on AM: 2487 Fans: mileswide (#2), StevieFan13 (#109) Score: 77.7027027 Number of votes: 3 Song rank on ...
by Henrik
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 82854

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Hymie wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:04 pm
I don't see why derivative matters.

ALL THAT MATTERS IS WHAT'S COMING OUT OF THE SPEAKERS!
Why do you need to get back to this question again and again? Let people have their own opinion.
by Henrik
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 62
Views: 40995

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

How close do you think we are to the update at this stage? I have been wondering when this question would come. But it’s really more a question about how much time I have to do whatever is left. I prioritize kids, relations and exercise (and rest) this year, and right now my life is rather full wit...
by Henrik
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 185838

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

But have you also balanced years/decades or the significant amount of recent songs at the top is mainly due to population adjustment? Not sure I understand the difference between these alternatives. Anyway, I have balanced years according to the world population at the time, just like countries hav...
by Henrik
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 241
Views: 222953

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Moonbeam wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:05 am
XTC's "Dear God" is a 1986 song, not a 1987 one.
It is listed as 1986 on AM!?
by Henrik
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 241
Views: 222953

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

BobPatience wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:28 pm
Henrik wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:03 pm
Bunny Wailer’s ”Dream Land” is from 1971.
Isn't the 1971 version by The Wailers, with the 1976 version being a solo cover?
Aha, I guess it makes sense to keep it as 1976 then (even though Bunny sings on both recordings).
by Henrik
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 241
Views: 222953

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Bunny Wailer’s ”Dream Land” is from 1971.
by Henrik
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 185838

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Another take on the country/language bias. Could some of it be explained by that critics, as well as people in general, find it more fascinating to explore cultural differences visually than musically? There could perhaps also be a preference for spoken words over singing in foreign languages? Edit:...
by Henrik
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 107
Views: 122681

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Tool has arrived.
by Henrik
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 82854

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

I’m in a positive mood and this song has very much impressed me on my first listen in a way I didn’t initially expect. Great at building a vibe, like the guy's voice and the lyrics, the riff took some getting used to but I dug it by the end, and the bridge was terrific. So, Zombeels, thank you for ...
by Henrik
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (13) July 31
Replies: 9
Views: 8418

Re: MCCh 2019 (13) July 31

Rob wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:46 am
Am I the only one who can't see the images?
Otisredding, from now on you need to put an = between imgsize and 200x200.

imgsize=200x200
by Henrik
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?
Replies: 30
Views: 26152

Re: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?

I expressed my love for J Balvin’s ”Vibras” in another topic, but the album cover is what might stand out the most.

by Henrik
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 34288

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Sorry that I have fallen a bit behind with checking and entering the lists. I got caught up with my albums project, but I'll tabulate them soon. With that said, I'm happy to keep accepting lists until the 1st or 2nd. No problem, of course. That albums project is fantastic and it feels good that I c...
by Henrik
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 34288

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Songs 1 | Simply Red | Holding Back the Years 2 | Bryan Ferry | Don't Stop The Dance 3 | Matia Bazar | Ti Sento 4 | Dire Straits | Brothers In Arms 5 | Zapp | Computer Love 6 | Kate Bush | Hounds Of Love 7 | The Cure | Close To Me 8 | Tom Waits | Rain Dogs 9 | Pet Shop Boys | West End Girls 10 | Tom...