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by Blanco
Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 242
Views: 210356

Re: Concerts you have coming up

alt-J will play here in a few weeks, and Beach House in September, too. In addition, there will be a festival in October with some bands that I like a lot, like The xx, M.I.A, Blondie, and Dinosaur Jr. on the first day, and Queens Of The Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys, Sigur Rós, The Breeders, Stereophon...
by Blanco
Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Elimination!
Replies: 121
Views: 30296

Re: Random Rules July - Elimination!

UGK (featuring OutKast)- International Player's Anthem (I Choose You) This game is getting better and better! The Flaming Lips - Race For The Prize (acroamor) Jefferson Starship - Later On (acroamor) Schoolboy Q - Raymond 1969 (acroamor) Don McLean - Vincent (Starry Starry Night) (acroamor) The Vel...
by Blanco
Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Eligible sources...
Replies: 14
Views: 5632

Re: Eligible sources...

If it's genre lists or lists like "best love songs" I won't include them. What you say about the genres is for those lists created by general media, but not for the specialized magazines in that genre, right? These are accepted? I'm sorry, I'm a little confused. Well, I was going to write here exac...
by Blanco
Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Song List Special #5: Honorio
Replies: 25
Views: 7556

Re: Song List Special #5: Honorio

In the US, we keep on hearing nightmarish stories about certain cities in Mexico, including Mexico City. My guess is that if you know someone that keeps you out of harm's way, Mexico City is a lot of fun and reasonably safe. If it's not so safe, please describe what precautions a tourist visiting M...
by Blanco
Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Visiting Mexico: Safety
Replies: 2
Views: 4151

Visiting Mexico: Safety

On a different topic, (Here: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?p=13362#p13362 ) Henry asked me the following: In the US, we keep on hearing nightmarish stories about certain cities in Mexico, including Mexico City. My guess is that if you know someone that keeps you out of harm's wa...
by Blanco
Sun Jul 07, 2013 12:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Elimination!
Replies: 121
Views: 30296

Re: Random Rules July - Elimination!

Hmmm - did I mention everybody is invited to play? Whether you submitted a list or not? Maybe if you edit the instructions and put this in big letters. Or something to draw attention to those who are just starting to read the topic? I too am in trouble finding songs that I do not like! AM'ers of th...
by Blanco
Fri Jul 05, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Elimination!
Replies: 121
Views: 30296

Re: Random Rules July - Elimination!

Coldplay- Life in Technicolor II (Nick) Although part of Prospekt's March, I have understood that was recorded at the Viva La Vida sessions. I'm glad that has not been on that album at the end. A song about a car crash in an album whose title is inspired by Frida Kahlo is not nice. Oh, and the riff...
by Blanco
Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Eligible sources...
Replies: 14
Views: 5632

Re: Eligible sources...

Well, the only ones I have in mind now are those cited above, made ​​by Reactor, compiled in: http://conteoreactor.blogspot.mx I think they are: 6 EOY lists from 2005 to 2010 and a list of "The 106 Best Songs Of Mexican Rock From The Last 20 Years." Although this radio station focuses on rock music ...
by Blanco
Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Eligible sources...
Replies: 14
Views: 5632

Re: Eligible sources...

Thanks for replying, you've been very kind. As soon as I can, I'll upload lists, then! Thank you.
by Blanco
Thu Jul 04, 2013 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Eligible sources...
Replies: 14
Views: 5632

Re: Eligible sources...

I do not know if it is posted elsewhere, (at least I have not found it.) but Henrik, could you please tell me what are the requirements for a list to be added to AM? Is there exact requirements? I would greatly appreciate it. I wanted to upload some lists, but do not know if I should just upload the...
by Blanco
Thu Jul 04, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 50×50 Paseo del Rock Mexicano (Mexico) - Las 50 (...)
Replies: 0
Views: 2142

50×50 Paseo del Rock Mexicano (Mexico) - Las 50 (...)

50×50 Paseo del Rock Mexicano (Mexico) - Las 50 Canciones Más Representativas Del Rock Mexicano (2006) http://musikislife.net/las-50-canciones-mas-representativas-del-rock-mexicano/ In 2006, the Mexican equivalent to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame built a park with 50 plates containing the names of...
by Blanco
Tue Jul 02, 2013 5:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Submissions
Replies: 11
Views: 3187

Re: Random Rules July - Submissions

My computer apparently died, and there's all my music library. I hope to fix it, but in the meantime I'll have to play with the music that I have on my phone. I feel like I'm cheating for that, because I have not much music on my phone. Anyway, if I can fix my computer before starting the game, I'll...
by Blanco
Thu Jun 27, 2013 4:49 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The 10 Greatest Latin Rock Albums of All Time
Replies: 3
Views: 3271

Re: The 10 Greatest Latin Rock Albums of All Time

Diantres, what does Julieta Venegas there? Otherwise, I like this list. Although 10 are very few! I agree with you about Clandestino, that album deserves to be among the best.
by Blanco
Thu Jun 27, 2013 4:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Comparing the new update
Replies: 30
Views: 11292

Re: Comparing the new update

Nassim wrote:Ritchie Valens' La Bamba no longer is the highest ranked song not in English
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by Blanco
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Song List Special : Nicolas
Replies: 28
Views: 7586

Re: Song List Special : Nicolas

Buena Vista Social Club - El Cuarto de Tula I definitely need to dig deeper into the music of Buena Vista Social Club, since every time I hear anything by them, I always love it. There’s a magical quality to their music that’s difficult to define. If there’s a specific album of theirs that you thin...
by Blanco
Tue Jun 25, 2013 3:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules Monday Returns!
Replies: 60
Views: 18432

Re: Random Rules Monday Returns!

of course lists are always encouraged here. Oh, great! So I can put songs today :D I like this because if I focus my attention randomly in different parts of my own tastes, I even get to know me better. Lets start: 1. Las Ultrasónicas - Quiero Ser Tu Perra (Ok, I was not expecting that! Hahahaha An...
by Blanco
Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules Monday Returns!
Replies: 60
Views: 18432

Re: Random Rules Monday Returns!

Sounds good to me. In fact, it sounds so good, that I think that 10 participants are very few. It's the only "but" that I find. Although who knows, maybe i'm wrong.
by Blanco
Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the June 2013 update
Replies: 176
Views: 54627

Re: Errors in the June 2013 update

I do not know if it is normal or should I mention it, but the links from both 2012 albums and songs spreadsheets are broken. I think you've made the same discovery as I did earlier today. I corrected it but you probably need to reload the "year lists" page. Oh, great! Thank you. It works for me now...
by Blanco
Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the June 2013 update
Replies: 176
Views: 54627

Re: Errors in the June 2013 update

I do not know if it is normal or should I mention it, but the links from both 2012 albums and songs spreadsheets are broken. Also, some of the errors that I had found in the EOY songs spreadsheet from 2012 (here: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?p=11070#p11070 ) are kept in this up...
by Blanco
Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Comparing the new update
Replies: 30
Views: 11292

Re: Comparing the new update

Other lists I wanted to do, focusing on the top 200 artists: New Artist entries in the Top 200: (Previous rank / Current rank / Name) ----- 153 Frank Ocean 245 158 Grizzly Bear 273 163 The National 421 171 Bon Iver 222 193 Serge Gainsbourg 219 194 Billie Holiday 201 196 Van Halen 205 197 Green Day 2...
by Blanco
Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Books
Replies: 4
Views: 2047

Re: Acclaimed Books

I looked for similar sites and have not found one that achieves what AM does with music, for example. I think that with enough work and global lists and data, it is possible to achieve a good quality list. We just need to take the first step. Who knows, maybe one of us. Anyone? :D
by Blanco
Mon Jun 24, 2013 6:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Pandora and the music genome project
Replies: 9
Views: 3952

Re: Pandora and the music genome project

I understand your point of view. For me anyway I can not access Pandora. It's only for listeners who are not outside the U.S., Australia and New Zealand. Forced to restrict access to its service to other countries helps them lose popularity and moral and financial support, I guess. Anyway, maybe I c...
by Blanco
Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Comparing the new update
Replies: 30
Views: 11292

Re: Comparing the new update

Artists who decreased most in the rankings between the previous list and this one, and how many positions they decreased: -283 Mastodon -250 Loretta Lynn -244 George Jones -222 Muse -221 Nina Simone -196 Jimmie Rodgers -196 Travis -194 Noir Désir -190 The Raconteurs -186 Devendra Banhart -180 Commo...
by Blanco
Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Comparing the new update
Replies: 30
Views: 11292

Re: Comparing the new update

Artists who increased more his position in the rankings between the previous list and this one, and how many positions they increased: +386 Fiona Apple +343 Gil Scott-Heron +271 Robyn +264 Girls +255 Deerhunter +251 Henry Mancini +250 Bon Iver +233 Dinah Washington +227 Donovan +214 M83 +213 Slade ...
by Blanco
Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Comparing the new update
Replies: 30
Views: 11292

Re: Comparing the new update

Artists no longer listed among the top 1000, and his old position in the ranking: 741 The Dandy Warhols 768 They Might Be Giants 772 Ol' Dirty Bastard 799 Norah Jones 843 The Good, the Bad and the Queen 867 Broadcast 871 Ricardo Villalobos 873 Fingers Inc. 877 Merle Haggard 887 Matthew Sweet 894 Dr...
by Blanco
Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Comparing the new update
Replies: 30
Views: 11292

Re: Comparing the new update

New artists on the top 1000 list and their positions in the ranking: 153 Frank Ocean 267 Beach House 302 Janelle Monáe 357 Big Boi 371 Caribou/Manitoba 375 Tame Impala 380 Grimes 388 James Blake 411 Japandroids 460 Swans 461 Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti 484 Flying Lotus 494 Kendrick Lamar 518 St. ...
by Blanco
Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Comparing the new update
Replies: 30
Views: 11292

Comparing the new update

As you already know, Henrik already updated all the Acclaimed Music lists. Thank you, Henrik. He has also made a list comparing the differences in the positions that each artist received between the update and the last version here: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?p=13087#p13087 A...
by Blanco
Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: June update
Replies: 134
Views: 44619

Re: June update

Thank You Henrik! :D
by Blanco
Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Okay
Replies: 82
Views: 24588

Re: Okay

From what I can understand, classical music isn't even allowed in the rankings, right? I tend to believe that Acclaimed Music specializes only in contemporary music regardless of their genre. And how to know what is "contemporary music"? It is music that can be recorded and distributed. This began ...
by Blanco
Sat Jun 15, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs / Albums out of AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10314

Re: Songs / Albums out of AM

Santana - Europa
by Blanco
Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What song do you have on repeat right now?
Replies: 82
Views: 23804

Re: Which song do you have on repeat right now?

yes yes yes yes yes yes yes YES YES YES! This topic is all-important in the world. We are all like that, all the time! Sometimes one repeat a few songs for an hour or two, some a full day, others last a week and so... Always personal seasons. Today: Goran Bregovic - Mesecina and Joaquín Sabina - Y ...
by Blanco
Sun Jun 09, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Song List Special #5: Honorio
Replies: 25
Views: 7556

Re: Song List Special #5: Honorio

I studied for a semester in Mexico and it turned out to be one of the highlights of my entire life. I would love to hear the story behind that semester. If you ever go back to Mexico, or anyone on this forums decide to visit the country, remember that in Mexico City you already have a friend: me. :...
by Blanco
Sun Jun 09, 2013 8:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules Monday Returns!
Replies: 60
Views: 18432

Re: Random Rules Monday Returns!

In a parallel world, today is Monday. Ok, ok. Today is not Monday, until tomorrow. But here is my list: 1. Zoé - No Me Destruyas 2. Jeff Buckley - Calling You 3. Manu Chao - Welcome to Tijuana 4. Gorillaz - Re-Hash 5. Louis Armstrong - What's New 6. TNGHT - Higher Ground 7. Jarabe de Palo - Te Miro ...
by Blanco
Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Okay
Replies: 82
Views: 24588

Re: Okay

I only regret not being able to use my gifs. :(

Anyway ... A picture is worth a thousand words, and I think this picture sums up the conclusion of this whole situation:

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Changing the subject,
Congratulations to Moonbeam and Nicolas!
by Blanco
Sun Jun 09, 2013 5:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists
Replies: 220
Views: 66831

Re: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists

92. Guns N' Roses 1. The Beatles 3. Elvis Presley 4. The Rolling Stones 5. Chuck Berry 7. James Brown 8. Little Richard 9. Aretha Franklin 10. Ray Charles 11. Bob Marley 12. The Beach Boys 13. Buddy Holly 14. Led Zeppelin 15. Stevie Wonder 16. Sam Cooke 17. Muddy Waters 18. Marvin Gaye 20. Bo Diddle...
by Blanco
Fri Jun 07, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists
Replies: 220
Views: 66831

Re: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists

Beyoncé 1. The Beatles 3. Elvis Presley 4. The Rolling Stones 5. Chuck Berry 6. Jimi Hendrix 7. James Brown 8. Little Richard 9. Aretha Franklin 10. Ray Charles 11. Bob Marley 12. The Beach Boys 13. Buddy Holly 14. Led Zeppelin 15. Stevie Wonder 16. Sam Cooke 17. Muddy Waters 18. Marvin Gaye 20. Bo...
by Blanco
Fri Jun 07, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 Greatest Artists
Replies: 84
Views: 26593

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 Greatest Artists

Hey SavoyBG, I usually do not say what I'm about to say, but I could not help it. Anyway I do not think you care much, but see, this game really seems like a very good idea (Thanks Henrik). It's fun, and you learn not only music, but also why the judgment of others. The problem is that from my persp...
by Blanco
Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What was #1 on the day you were born?
Replies: 33
Views: 9928

Re: What was #1 on the day you were born?

UK: The Fly - U2
US: Romantic - Karyn White
AUS: Rush - Big Audio Dynamite
CA: Can't Stop This Thing We Started - Bryan Adams
GER: (Everything I Do) I Do It for You - Bryan Adams

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by Blanco
Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 101674

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin I know this song is usually kept among the best songs in the history of contemporary music, and obviously is a good song, but not the best. This song, like Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, have mixed elements of different genres in a single song, and for that reason ...
by Blanco
Sun May 26, 2013 2:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 93382

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

stone37 wrote: 1. The Clash- London Calling
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by Blanco
Wed May 22, 2013 4:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 93382

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

I really like Queen, but I had to pick one... Sorry Freddie. Queen - A Night at the Opera 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 12. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? 13. Radiohead - OK Computer 15. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks 16. David Bowie - Th...
by Blanco
Tue May 21, 2013 1:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 93382

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

Sounds weird, but I miss the swimming baby. Nevermind is back! 2. The Beatles - Revolver 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 12. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? 13. Radiohead - OK Computer 15. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks 16. David Bowie - The...
by Blanco
Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates
Replies: 51
Views: 34126

Re: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates

I have read the list and found very small imperfect details. Nothing major, but still worth mentioning, you know. Number 29, "New for U", says "Andres" instead of "Andrés". This may seem not very important since the accent is not used in English, but I think his name is in a foreign language, so may...