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by Henrik
Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Albums 2011: Update thread
Replies: 4
Views: 2184

Re: EOY Albums 2011: Update thread

Here's the corrected version from Harold.
by Henrik
Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.1
Replies: 24
Views: 6481

Re: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.1

3. The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go I used to have this album in my top 100. Still great. Saturation is good but not more. Their popular cover from Pulp Fiction clearly towers it. 4. The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge The lack of critics lists including the classic post-punk album "Script of ...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1991
Replies: 75
Views: 26876

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1991

My top 4 albums dominate the songs list as well. The positions from the poll in 2007 in brackets. Albums 1 (2) Nirvana - Nevermind 2 (1) U2 - Achtung, Baby 3 (3) Slint - Spiderland 4 (4) Massive Attack - Blue Lines 5 (5) The KLF - The White Room 6 (6) Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik 7 ...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 52432

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

Thanks Chris! I really appreciate it!

(I will call you murphtron5000, but this time Chris felt better...)
by Henrik
Fri Mar 09, 2012 6:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Albums 2011: Update thread
Replies: 4
Views: 2184

Re: EOY Albums 2011: Update thread

Here's a new version, where Harold has included the eligible ones from arnaud's batch (see the EOY songs update thread). The new lists are... USA: MSN, Death & Taxes, Metromix NY UK: SoundsXP Serbia: Radio B92 Brazil: Move That Jukebox, Revista o Grito France: Goute mes Disques Thanks again, Harold ...
by Henrik
Fri Mar 09, 2012 6:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #25 - Traditional Country
Replies: 21
Views: 5678

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #25 - Traditional Country

1. Hank Williams
2. Johnny Cash
3. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
4. Patsy Cline
5. Glen Campbell
by Henrik
Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #24 - Art Rock
Replies: 25
Views: 8699

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #24 - Art Rock

1. Pink Floyd
2. Radiohead
3. Roxy Music
4. Brian Eno
5. Genesis

Also in my top 100:
The Velvet Underground
Talking Heads
Kate Bush

and also among my faves...
Devo
Frank Zappa
King Crimson
Robert Wyatt
Simple Minds
Tori Amos
Wire
Gang Of Four
by Henrik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 52432

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

All lists and decisions in one place... Eligible with EOY list for albums as well: B92 (albums: http://www.b92.net/kultura/godisnje_liste.php?nav_id=570596 ) Death and Taxes (albums: http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/170815/death-and-taxes-picks-top-albums-of-2011/ ) Move That Jukebox (albums: http://...
by Henrik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 52432

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

Eligible with EOY list for albums as well: Goûte mes disques (albums: http://www.goutemesdisques.com/dossiers/id/top-albums-2011/) Metromix New York (albums: http://newyork.metromix.com/music/standard_photo_gallery/metromixs-favorite-albums-of/2948513/content) - it seems that they wrote their own r...
by Henrik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 52432

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

Thanks Harold! Does anyone want to add the new songs lists?
by Henrik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #23 - Glam
Replies: 24
Views: 6979

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #23 - Glam

What happens in the second round? Will the genres be combined into new broader genres or will there be a new type of brackets?
by Henrik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 52432

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

I will look at the not decided ones tonight and then summarize all sources in one post.
by Henrik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 52432

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

Eligible with EOY list for albums as well: Revista o Grito (albums: http://www.revistaogrito.com/page/blog/2011/12/21/melhores-de-2011-top-50-albuns/ ) Rock in Press (albums: http://www.rockinpress.com.br/2012/01/08/os-100-melhores-albuns-brasileiros-de-2011/) - national (Brazil) lists only SoundsX...
by Henrik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top posters in the new forum
Replies: 0
Views: 881

Top posters in the new forum

Slick took the lead in the members ranking a couple of days ago, but it was only temporarily. I'm proud to say that I was the first to reach 100 posts. :D Here is the current top 10: 1. Henrik 100 2. Slick 96 3. Stephan 91 4. nicolas 83 5. arnaud 59 6. Jirin 45 7. Gillingham 41 8. Dan 36 9. Moonbeam...
by Henrik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Slant (USA): Best Albums of the '80s
Replies: 9
Views: 6059

Re: Slant (USA): Best Albums of the '80s

This must feel like Christmas, JR! Your present(s) are saved to the end...?

Am I right that the list so far is slightly more rock-ish than usual for Slant? Does every US critic feel stupid if they don't include Hüsker Dü?
by Henrik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 7:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #23 - Glam
Replies: 24
Views: 6979

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #23 - Glam

1. David Bowie
2. Lou Reed
3. T.Rex
4. Queen
5. Sparks
by Henrik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.1
Replies: 24
Views: 6481

Re: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.1

1. Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy

The first half of "Static" is GREAT, but the rest of "Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven" is just melodies suitable for recorder beginner training that's been covered in noise.
by Henrik
Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap
Replies: 21
Views: 9127

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap

We've had both alternative and old-school hiphops and there was still room for rap? Will there be room for things like baroque pop or chanson? What about "world"? Slick, I hope you didn't mind my comment. While I do feel that this game is slightly America-biased, that's actually fine with me. It's ...
by Henrik
Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990
Replies: 84
Views: 28737

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990

Somewhat late but a big thanks for hosting the 1990 poll, nicolas!
by Henrik
Tue Mar 06, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap
Replies: 21
Views: 9127

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap

We've had both alternative and old-school hiphops and there was still room for rap? Will there be room for things like baroque pop or chanson? What about "world"?
by Henrik
Mon Mar 05, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 52432

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

A few more. Eligible with EOY list for albums as well: Move That Jukebox (albums: http://movethatjukebox.com/melhores-de-2011-top-10-discos/ ) MSN (albums: http://music.msn.com/music/year-in-review/best-albums/ ) Eligible (album list not available or found): Le Vif Loudwire New York Post (shuffle st...
by Henrik
Mon Mar 05, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Mega Critic Chart 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 208472

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2012

I think option a is better than b. It would be a better source and it probably means less work for you as well. But if you choose option a, I think the combined Swedish rating should count as more than one source. Here's a suggestion that just popped into my head: Number of reviews for MCC calculati...
by Henrik
Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 52432

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

With reviews/ratings as mandatory for inclusion at AM, I got the following... Eligible with EOY list for albums as well: B92 (albums: http://www.b92.net/kultura/godisnje_liste.php?nav_id=570596 ) Death and Taxes (albums: http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/170815/death-and-taxes-picks-top-albums-of-2011...
by Henrik
Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Mega Critic Chart 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 208472

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2012

Otis, I don't know if you want to use it, but there's an excellent website http://kritiker.se that combines ratings from Swedish magazines. The top albums of 2012 (only sorted by average rating, not taking into account the number of ratings) can be found here: http://kritiker.se/skivor/arets-basta-s...
by Henrik
Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Foreign World Cup: Round 1 - Southern Asia (Part 1)
Replies: 23
Views: 7562

Re: AM Foreign World Cup: Round 1 - Southern Asia (Part 1)

nicolas wrote:I'm not gonna kill you cause the Yashan song was one of my picks
Really? And then you voted against it in "the weakest bracket"? I thought it was one from hectorthebat's batch.

Not that there's anything wrong with that.
by Henrik
Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Foreign World Cup: Round 1 - Southern Asia (Part 1)
Replies: 23
Views: 7562

Re: AM Foreign World Cup: Round 1 - Southern Asia (Part 1)

Yes, almost every song here is too long...somehow the southern Asians seem to have too much time. :D Bracket 3.2.1 Very difficult to compare these two songs, the songs impress me in different ways. I think I'll have to pass on this one. Strong match-up! Bracket 3.2.2 Davlatmand - Devonah Shaw Diffic...
by Henrik
Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New report errors
Replies: 82
Views: 22192

Re: New report errors

I noticed two items in the acclaimedmusic.net home page that may need to be corrected. The first item is located in the TOP ALBUMS OF 2012 section. The hyperlink is stated as "Top albums of 2011." Should it instead be "Top albums of 2012. The second item is located in the TOP ALBUMS OF 2011 section...
by Henrik
Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #21 - Jazz
Replies: 25
Views: 7928

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #21 - Jazz

1. Steely Dan
2. Nina Simone
3. Frank Sinatra
4. Billie Holiday
5. Duke Ellington
by Henrik
Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #20 - Britpop/Indie
Replies: 28
Views: 8924

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #20 - Britpop/Indie

1. The Smiths
2. Blur
3. Pulp
4. Oasis
5. Suede
by Henrik
Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Unacclaimed Songs Game?
Replies: 5
Views: 2495

Re: New Unacclaimed Songs Game?

First, apologies for not participating in the last rounds of unacclaimed. I think a lot of people likes the nomination phase and the first round of listening best. So my suggestion for round two etc. is to have no loser's brackets and quick voting (one day only a la UMT) with no comments required fr...
by Henrik
Thu Mar 01, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #19 - New Wave
Replies: 21
Views: 7215

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #19 - New Wave

1. The Cure
2. Elvis Costello
3. Joy Division
4. Blondie
5. Duran Duran
by Henrik
Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Eligible sources...
Replies: 14
Views: 4875

Re: Eligible sources...

I did some checking myself and it doesn't look like many of the existing AM sources need to be removed with the review criterion. I'm not sure about all the Spanish sources though, I need some help there . At least Scanner FM seem to be hanging loose. However, another broadcasting source without rev...
by Henrik
Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #18 - R&B/Soul
Replies: 26
Views: 9022

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #18 - R&B/Soul

1. Stevie Wonder
2. Marvin Gaye
3. Sam Cooke
4. The Supremes
5. Aretha Franklin

The list goes on...
Al Green
Dusty Springfield
Four Tops
Otis Redding
Sam And Dave
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
The Temptations
Wilson Pickett
etc...
by Henrik
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Eligible sources...
Replies: 14
Views: 4875

Eligible sources...

I started to look at the new EOY lists posted by Arnaud to decide whether they should be included or not at AM. Using the Alexa stats they are probably all OK, and they are probably all written by a group of "staff" as well. But some of them are more about music news than music criticism and a there...
by Henrik
Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #17 - Country Rock
Replies: 24
Views: 8807

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #17 - Country Rock

1. Beck
2. Creedence Clearwater Revival
3. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
4. The Jayhawks
5. Calexico
by Henrik
Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the '70s: 1972
Replies: 17
Views: 7024

Re: Films of the '70s: 1972

1. Cabaret
2. The Godfather
3. Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie [The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie]
4. Play It Again, Sam
5. Viskningar och rop [Cries and Whispers]
6. L'amour l'après-midi [Love in the Afternoon]

Aguirre and Solyaris disappointed me.
by Henrik
Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New report errors
Replies: 82
Views: 22192

Re: New report errors

Note to myself: Gang Starr's "Step in the Arena" seems to be from 1990.
http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=250169
by Henrik
Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #16 - 50's Pop
Replies: 20
Views: 6759

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #16 - 50's Pop

1. Chuck Berry
2. Elvis Presley
3. Little Richard
4. Jerry Lee Lewis
5. Nat King Cole
by Henrik
Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: The Best Albums and Songs of the 90s
Replies: 58
Views: 23777

Re: Recommendation Thread: The Best Albums and Songs of the

Gotta give you one more. This is a fragment of the 25 minutes long "Sarah Was Ninety Years Old" from Arvo Pärt's "Miserere" from 1991. The world stops.
Genres: Modern Classical, Minimalism, Choral
by Henrik
Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: The Best Albums and Songs of the 90s
Replies: 58
Views: 23777

Re: Recommendation Thread: The Best Albums and Songs of the

First, thanks for the recommendation of Madredeus! Now, three recommendations for 1991: There's a German album on AM from this year, Element of Crime's "Damals hinterm Mond", that really deserves its place. Genres: Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter, Slowcore http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7YLIBv5XPM One...
by Henrik
Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 52432

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

Henrik wrote:I will look at these sources (tomorrow maybe, during the weekend at the latest)
I didn't find time to look into it this week. I'll be back...
by Henrik
Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990
Replies: 84
Views: 28737

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990

My taste has not changed that much since 2007 (old places in brackets). Albums: 1 (1) Depeche Mode - Violator 2 (2) Sinéad O'Connor - I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got 3 (4) Angelo Badalamenti - Soundtrack from Twin Peaks 4 (6) Pet Shop Boys - Behaviour 5 (5) Nick Cave - The Good Son 6 (9) Prefab Sp...
by Henrik
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Foreign World Cup: Round 1 - Caribbean (Part 2)
Replies: 14
Views: 5375

Re: AM Foreign World Cup: Round 1 - Caribbean (Part 2)

Bracket 2.2.5 Gregory Isaacs - Motherless Children Bracket 2.2.6 Trio Matamoros - Son de la Loma My nomination, and I slightly prefer this over "Lagrimas Negras". So sorry nicolas, but no strategic vote for (the charming) "Money Is King" from me. Bracket 2.2.7 Don Azpiazu - El Manicero I don't know ...
by Henrik
Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990
Replies: 84
Views: 28737

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990

My taste has not changed that much since 2007 (old places in brackets). Albums: 1 (1) Depeche Mode - Violator 2 (2) Sinéad O'Connor - I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got 3 (4) Angelo Badalamenti - Soundtrack from Twin Peaks 4 (6) Pet Shop Boys - Behaviour 5 (5) Nick Cave - The Good Son 6 (9) Prefab Spr...
by Henrik
Fri Feb 24, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: guide from france
Replies: 2
Views: 1962

Re: guide from france

Iagire, you helped me add ratings from "Le Guide du CD" (1995-1997 editions). Is this a different book? It definitely sounds interesting.
by Henrik
Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #15 - Blues Rock
Replies: 26
Views: 8255

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #15 - Blues Rock

1. The Rolling Stones
2. The Doors
3. Jimi Hendrix
4. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
5. The White Stripes
...
6. Howlin' Wolf
7. Janis Joplin
8. ZZ Top
by Henrik
Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #14 - 00's Pop
Replies: 32
Views: 11211

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #14 - 00's Pop

1. Robyn
2. Coldplay
3. Justin Timberlake
4. Adele
5. Britney Spears
by Henrik
Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 1001 Songs..Before You Die
Replies: 45
Views: 13471

Re: 1001 Songs..Before You Die

Welcome to the Acclaimed Music Forum caperry123!

You almost find what you need in this thread: http://acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewto ... ?f=2&t=132

I hope you will find it useful even if you are not able to view the full list chronologically, since years are not given for all the songs.
by Henrik
Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 52432

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

Thanks Harold!
by Henrik
Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 52432

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

Yes Arnaud, this is impressive. Thanks! I will look at these sources (tomorrow maybe, during the weekend at the latest) and decide which ones are eligible. Chris, are you still willing to include more lists to the spreadsheet? Harold, if there are albums lists as well from eligible sources, how do y...