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MCCh 2017 (07) April 30

Post by Otisredding » Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:47 am

The best albums of 2017 (update April 30)

The numbers presented next to each album title are the weighted average rating, and, in brackets, average and number of ratings (out of 31 included sources). The weighted average is based on a formula that includes a) the average of ratings and b) the number of sources that have rated the album.

The magazines I used for the ratings were:
EUR + Australia: Gaffa-dk; Gaffa-sw; Humo; Indiestyle; Jenesaispop; Laut; Mondosonoro; Musikexpress; Nojesguiden; Ondarock; Plattentests; Sentire Ascoltare; The Music
UK: DIY; Drowned In Sound; The Guardian; Music OMH; NME; The Line Of Best Fit; The Skinny; The 405
USA + Canada: Allmusic; AV Club; Consequence Of Sound; Exclaim!; Paste; Pitchfork; Popmatters; Rolling Stone; Tinymixtapes; Under The Radar

Highlights: These are the top three songs from the album according to Allmusic, Consequence of Sound, Jenesaispop, Plattentests, The Skinny, Beardfood, BostonGlobe, Nowtoronto, Entertainment Weekly, etc…

New entry or Re-entry
Albums that have obtained new reviews and improved the score
Albums that have obtained new reviews but worsened the score

Out:
None

40 - Vagabon: Infinite Worlds - 74,6 (78,6 / 9)
Highlights: Cold Apartment - The Embers - Minneapolis
Indie Rock
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 182952.jpg[/imgsize]


39 - Pissed Jeans: Why Love Now - 74,7 (75,7 / 18)
Highlights: The Bar Is Low - Love Without Emotion - I'm a Man
Noise Rock
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_50 ... 182850.jpg[/imgsize]


38 - Peter Silberman: Impermanence - 74,8 (78,1 / 11)
Highlights: New York - Karuna - Ahimsa
Slowcore
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_50 ... 186248.jpg[/imgsize]


37 - Tinariwen: Elwan - 74,8 (77,5 / 13)
Highlights: Nànnuflày - Assàwt - Ténéré Tàqqàl
World
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_50 ... 172589.jpg[/imgsize]


36 - Migos: Culture - 74,9 (76,2 / 17)
Highlights: Bad and Boujee - T-Shirt - Call Casting
Hip Hop
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 183857.jpg[/imgsize]


35 - Diet Cig: Swear I'm Good At This - 74,9 (77,9 / 12)
Highlights: Tummy Ache - Sixteen - Link in Bio
Indie Pop
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 217699.jpg[/imgsize]


34 - Future Islands: The Far Field - 75,0 (72,3 / 29)
Highlights: Ran - Shadows - Through the Roses
Synthpop
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 201547.jpg[/imgsize]


33 - Spoon: Hot Thoughts – 75,1 (73,8 / 25)
Highlights: Hot Thoughts - Do I Have to Talk You Into It - I Ain’t the One
Indie Rock
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 204891.jpg[/imgsize]


32 - Elbow: Little Fictions - 75,4 (75,8 / 20)
Highlights: Magnificent (She Says) - Gentle Storm - All Disco
Art Rock
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 183847.jpg[/imgsize]


31 - Julie Byrne: Not Even Happiness – 75,7 (76,3 / 19)
Highlights: Natural Blue - Follow My Voice - Sleepwalker
Folk
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_50 ... 183508.jpg[/imgsize]


30 - Mark Eitzel: Hey Mr Ferryman - 75,7 (79,0 / 11)
Highlights: Nothing and Everything - In My Role As Professional Singer and Ham - The Last Ten Years
Singer-Songwriter
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 183212.jpg[/imgsize]


29 - Ryan Adams: Prisoner - 75,8 (74,1 / 26)
Highlights: Outbound Train - Prisoner - Anything I Say To You Now
Singer-Songwriter
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 191982.jpg[/imgsize]


28 - Grandaddy: Last Place - 75,8 (75,8 / 21)
Highlights: Way We Won't - Evermore - A Lost Machine
Indie Rock
[imgsize 200x200]http://cdn-s3.allmusic.com/release-cove ... 637713.jpg[/imgsize]


27 - Sleaford Mods: English Tapas - 75,9 (75,9 / 21)
Highlights: Just Like We Do - B.H.S. - Time Sands
Post-Punk
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 192857.jpg[/imgsize]


26 - Aimee Mann: Mental Illness – 76,0 (79,0 / 12)
Highlights: Goose Snow Cone - You Never Loved Me - Patient Zero
Singer-Songwriter
[imgsize 200x200]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 208918.jpg[/imgsize]


25 - Pallbearer: Heartless – 76,0 (78,7 / 13)
Highlights: Lie of Survival - Dancing in Madness - I Saw the End
Doom Metal
[imgsize 220x220]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_50 ... 187090.jpg[/imgsize]


24 - Jens Lekman: Life Will See You Now - 76,1 (75,8 / 22)
Highlights: How We Met, the Long Version - What's That Perfume That You Wear? - Hotwire the Ferris Wheel
Indie Pop
[imgsize 220x220]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 172625.jpg[/imgsize]


23 - Sorority Noise: You're Not As _____ As You Think – 76,2 (80,5 / 8)
Highlights: A Better Sun - No Halo - A Portrait Of
Emo
[imgsize 220x220]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 200654.jpg[/imgsize]


22 - Blanck Mass: World Eater – 76,3 (76,9 / 19)
Highlights: Rhesus Negative - Please - Silent Treatment
Experimental
[imgsize 220x220]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 182849.jpg[/imgsize]


21 - Loyle Carner: Yesterday's Gone - 76,4 (78,4 / 15)
Highlights: The Isle of Arran - Damselfly - No CD
Hip Hop
[imgsize 220x220]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_50 ... 160369.jpg[/imgsize]


20 - Jesca Hoop: Memories Are Now - 76,7 (79,7 / 12)
Highlights: Memories Are Now - Unsaid - The Lost Sky
Indie Folk
[imgsize 240x240]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 184070.jpg[/imgsize]


19 - Dirty Projectors: Dirty Projectors - 77,3 (74,6 / 29)
Highlights: Little Bubble - Ascent Through Clouds - Up in Hudson
Art Pop
[imgsize 240x240]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_50 ... 182848.jpg[/imgsize]


18 - Wiley: Godfather - 77,6 (81,3 / 10)
Highlights: Can't Go Wrong - Laptop - Name Brand
Grime
[imgsize 240x240]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 173088.jpg[/imgsize]


17 - Ty Segall: Ty Segall - 77,8 (76,1 / 26)
Highlights: Take Care (To Comb Your Hair) - Orange Color Queen - Warm Hands (Freedom Returned)
Psychedelic Rock
[imgsize 240x240]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 183119.jpg[/imgsize]


16 - Feist: Pleasure - 78,1 (80,1 / 15)
Highlights: Any Party - A Man Is Not His Song - Pleasure
Indie Rock
[imgsize 240x240]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 217006.jpg[/imgsize]


15 - Rhiannon Giddens: Freedom Highway - 78,4 (82,1 / 10)
Highlights: The Love We Almost Had - Freedom Highway - At The Purchaser’s Option
Folk
[imgsize 260x260]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 195255.jpg[/imgsize]


14 - The Moonlandingz: Interplanetary Class Classics - 78,5 (82,9 / 8)
Highlights: This Cities Undone - Black Hanz - The Strangle of Anna
Neo-Psychedelia
[imgsize 260x260]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_50 ... 198498.jpg[/imgsize]


13 - Stormzy: Gang Signs & Prayer - 79,1 (80,4 / 17)
Highlights: Big for Your Boots - Mr Skeng - First Things First
Grime
[imgsize 260x260]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_50 ... 188814.jpg[/imgsize]


12 - Hurray For The Riff Raff: The Navigator – 79,5 (81,1 / 16)
Highlights: Pa'lante - The Navigator - Rican Beach
Americana
[imgsize 260x260]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 199217.jpg[/imgsize]


11 - Gas: Narkopop - 79,9 (83,2 / 11)
Highlights: Narkopop 10 - Narkopop 2 - Narkopop 5
Ambient
[imgsize 260x260]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 226829.jpg[/imgsize]


10 - The xx: I See You – 80,0 (77,3 / 29)
Highlights: On Hold - Say Something Loving - A Violent Noise
Indie Pop
[imgsize 280x280]http://cdn4.pitchfork.com/albums/24233/ ... fa992b.jpg[/imgsize]


09 - The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir - 80,3 (80,6 / 20)
Highlights: 01: Have You Seen It in the Snow? - 74: No - 02: Be True to Your Bar
Indie Pop
[imgsize 280x280]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 174373.jpg[/imgsize]


08 - Thundercat: Drunk – 80,3 (78,6 / 26)
Highlights: Show You the Way - A Fan’s Mail - Walk on By
Neo-Soul
[imgsize 280x280]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_50 ... 195236.jpg[/imgsize]


07 - Laura Marling: Semper Femina – 80,4 (78,1 / 28)
Highlights: Nothing, Not Nearly - Soothing - Nouel
Singer-Songwriter
[imgsize 280x280]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 203348.jpg[/imgsize]


06 - Arca: Arca - 82,3 (82,0 / 22)
Highlights: Desafío - Anoche - Fugaces
Art Pop
[imgsize 280x280]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 217545.jpg[/imgsize]


05 - Father John Misty: Pure Comedy - 82,7 (80,1 / 29)
Highlights: Leaving L.A. - Total Entertainment Forever - Pure Comedy
Singer-Songwriter
[imgsize 300x300]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 213591.jpg[/imgsize]


04 - Sampha: Process - 83,2 (80,9 / 28)
Highlights: (No One Knows Me) Like the Piano - Blood on Me - Plastic 100°C
Alternative R&B
[imgsize 300x300]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 172559.jpg[/imgsize]


03 - Mount Eerie: A Crow Looked at Me – 86,1 (88,4 / 14)
Highlights: Ravens - Real Death - Toothbrush/Trash
Singer-Songwriter
[imgsize 300x300]http://exclaim.ca/images/mounteerie_2.jpg[/imgsize]


02 - Kendrick Lamar: DAMN. - 88,3 (87 / 25)
Highlights: DNA. - HUMBLE. - ELEMENT.
Hip Hop
[imgsize 300x300]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 223138.jpg[/imgsize]


01 - Run The Jewels: Run The Jewels 3 - 89,2 (86,9 / 28)
Highlights: Thursday in the Danger Room - Call Ticketron - 2100
Hip Hop
[imgsize 300x300]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_10 ... 162423.jpg[/imgsize]
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Re: MCCh 2017 (07) April 30

Post by Otisredding » Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:57 am

Bang Jan wrote:Can I ask to see albums with scores above 70 in advance?
41 - Drake: More Life - 74,5 (73,5 / 24)
42 - Priests: Nothing Feels Natural - 74,3 (77 / 13)
43 - Pharmakon: Contact - 74,3 (76,9 / 13)
44 - The Black Angels: Death Song - 74,2 (77,9 / 10)
45 - Cloud Nothings: Life Without Sound - 74,2 (72,5 / 26)
46 - Jay Som: Everybody Works - 74,1 (78,7 / 7)
47 - Kelly Lee Owens: Kelly Lee Owens - 73,9 (77,3 / 11)
48 - Tift Merritt: Stitch of the World - 73,9 (78,6 / 7)
49 - Julia Holter: In The Same Room - 73,8 (75,1 / 17)
50 - Robyn Hitchcock: Robyn Hitchcock - 73,8 (78,4 / 7)
51 - Real Estate: In Mind - 73,5 (72,8 / 23)
52 - William Basinski: A Shadow In Time - 73,5 (77,4 / 9)
53 - Rose Elinor Dougall: Stellular - 73,4 (77,8 / 8)
54 - Craig Finn: We All Want The Same Things - 72,9 (75,5 / 13)
55 - Japandroids: Near To The Wild Heart Of Life - 72,9 (70,5 / 28)
56 - Clark: Death Peak - 72,8 (76,8 / 9)
57 - Why?: Moh Lhean - 72,8 (75,8 / 12)
58 - Austra: Future Politics - 72,6 (70,6 / 27)
59 - Happyness: Write In - 72,5 (77,1 / 7)
60 - Lawrence English: Cruel Optimism - 72,5 (77,1 / 7)
61 - Syd: Fin - 72,3 (75,3 / 12)
62 - The Menzingers: After the Party - 72,3 (75,6 / 11)
63 - Ibibio Sound Machine: Uyai - 72,3 (76,6 / 8)
64 - Conor Oberst: Salutations - 72,2 (73,9 / 16)
65 - Timber Timbre: Sincerely, Future Pollution - 71,7 (74,1 / 14)
66 - Actress: AZD - 71,7 (74,4 / 13)
67 - Bonobo: Migration - 71,4 (71,8 / 20)
68 - British Sea Power: Let The Dancers Inherit The Party - 71,3 (73 / 16)
69 - Mastodon: Emperor of Sand - 71,3 (71,6 / 20)
70 - Brian Eno: Reflection - 71,2 (70,2 / 24)
71 - Sinkane: Life & Livin' It - 71,2 (74,2 / 12)
72 - The New Pornographers: Whiteout Conditions - 71,1 (72,8 / 16)
73 - Mark Lanegan Band: Gargoyle - 70,6 (74,3 / 10)
74 - Sylvan Esso: What Now - 70,5 (73,8 / 11)
75 - Crystal Fairy: Crystal Fairy - 70,3 (73 / 13)
76 - Temples: Volcano - 70,3 (71,3 / 18)

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Re: MCCh 2017 (07) April 30

Post by howdoesitfeel » Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:05 pm

Sad to see Creeper's "Eternity, In Your Arms" not make an appearance despite an 89 on metacritic. I'm curious, do you happen to have its score from this chart?

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Re: MCCh 2017 (07) April 30

Post by Future Critic » Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:05 pm

There has to be an error in your calculation for Run The Jewels 3. Based on the reviews that it has gotten, I wouldn't expect it to be even close to Damn, and shouldn't be ahead of A Crow Looked at Me, either.

Here's a look at the average scores for the top 5 albums:

Damn:
Metacritic: 95
Any Decent Music: 90
Album of the Year: 91
Average: 92.0

A Crow Looked at Me:
Metacritic: 96
Any Decent Music: 88
Album of the Year: 90
Average: 91.3

Run the Jewels 3:
Metacritic: 88
Any Decent Music: 85
Album of the Year: 86
Average: 86.3

Process:
Metacritic: 86
Any Decent Music: 81
Album of the Year: 84
Average: 83.7

Pure Comedy:
Metacritic: 85
Any Decent Music: 80
Album of the Year: 82
Average: 82.3

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Re: MCCh 2017 (07) April 30

Post by Rob » Sun Apr 30, 2017 5:22 pm

New update:



The Ty Segall tracks:

Warm Hands (Freedom Returned): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqD_4ZvxI48

Orange Color Queen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbEQgKFor9Y

Take Care (to Comb Your Hair): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bycWOz6RwIg


I'm still missing Kendrick Lamarr and Future Islands. Do you have highlights for them, Otisredding?

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Re: MCCh 2017 (07) April 30

Post by Otisredding » Mon May 01, 2017 5:50 pm

Future Critic wrote:There has to be an error in your calculation for Run The Jewels 3. Based on the reviews that it has gotten,
Metacritic, Anydecentmusic, Albutoftheyear and Metacriticchart work differently.

For me, obviously, the most accurate is Megacriticchart:

A) We analyze media from all over the world
B) Consider the number of scores received, and not only the average scores


I do the work with the criteria and the conditions that everyone knows. I think these criteria are very appropriate.

And I can say that MCCh (update december 31) coincides largely with the results of the end-of-year lists (I would say more than Metacritic, Anydecentmusic, Albutoftheyear)

Anyway, nothing happens. This is not an exact science.

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Re: MCCh 2017 (07) April 30

Post by Otisredding » Mon May 01, 2017 6:04 pm

Rob wrote:I'm still missing Kendrick Lamarr and Future Islands. Do you have highlights for them, Otisredding?
Now it's all, Rob

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Re: MCCh 2017 (07) April 30

Post by Rob » Mon May 01, 2017 8:57 pm

Otisredding wrote:
Rob wrote:I'm still missing Kendrick Lamarr and Future Islands. Do you have highlights for them, Otisredding?
Now it's all, Rob
Thanks, I updated the playlist below to include the missing tracks.

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