MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

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MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

Postby Otisredding » Wed May 31, 2017 10:24 am

The best albums of 2017 (update May 31)

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

50 - Tinariwen: Elwan - 74,8 (77,5 / 13)
Highlights: Nànnuflày - Assàwt - Ténéré Tàqqàl
World



49 - Priests: Nothing Feels Natural - 74,9 (77,2 / 14)
Highlights: Nothing Feels Natural - JJ - Pink White House
Post-Punk



48 - Migos: Culture - 74,9 (76,2 / 17)
Highlights: Bad and Boujee - T-Shirt - Call Casting
Hip Hop



47 - Diet Cig: Swear I'm Good At This - 74,9 (77,9 / 12)
Highlights: Tummy Ache - Sixteen - Link in Bio
Indie Pop



46 - 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



45 - Mac DeMarco: This Old Dog - 75,4 (72,4 / 30)
Highlights: My Old Man - One More Love Song - A Wolf Who Wears Sheep Clothes
Singer-Songwriter



44 - Elbow: Little Fictions - 75,4 (75,8 / 20)
Highlights: Magnificent (She Says) - Gentle Storm - All Disco
Art Rock



43 - Future Islands: The Far Field – 75,6 (72,6 / 30)
Highlights: Ran - Shadows - Through the Roses
Synthpop



42 - Julie Byrne: Not Even Happiness – 75,7 (76,3 / 19)
Highlights: Natural Blue - Follow My Voice - Sleepwalker
Folk



41 - 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



40 - Mark Lanegan Band: Gargoyle - 75,7 (76,1 / 20)
Highlights: Old Swan - Beehive - Drunk on Destruction
Singer-Songwriter



39 - Pallbearer: Heartless – 75,7 (78,1 / 14)
Highlights: Lie of Survival - Dancing in Madness - I Saw the End
Doom Metal



38 - Ryan Adams: Prisoner - 75,8 (74,1 / 26)
Highlights: Outbound Train - Prisoner - Anything I Say To You Now
Singer-Songwriter



37 - Grandaddy: Last Place - 75,8 (75,8 / 21)
Highlights: Way We Won't - Evermore - A Lost Machine
Indie Rock



36 - (Sandy) Alex G: Rocket - 76 (76,6 / 19)
Highlights: Sportstar - Bobby - County
Indie Rock



35 - Aimee Mann: Mental Illness – 76,0 (78,7 / 13)
Highlights: Goose Snow Cone - You Never Loved Me - Patient Zero
Singer-Songwriter



34 - 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



33 - Do Make Say Think: Stubborn Persistent Illusions - 76,1 (79,5 / 11)
Highlights: And Boundless - Horripilation - Return, Return Again
Post-Rock



32 - Sorority Noise: You're Not As _____ As You Think – 76,2 (80,5 / 8)
Highlights: No Halo - A Better Sun - A Portrait Of
Emo



31 - Blanck Mass: World Eater – 76,3 (76,9 / 19)
Highlights: Rhesus Negative - Please - Silent Treatment
Experimental



30 - Sleaford Mods: English Tapas – 76,4 (76,0 / 22)
Highlights: B.H.S. - Just Like We Do - Time Sands
Post-Punk



29 - Loyle Carner: Yesterday's Gone - 76,4 (78,4 / 15)
Highlights: The Isle of Arran - Damselfly - No CD
Hip Hop



28 - Colin Stetson: All This I Do For Glory – 76,6 (78,6 / 15)
Highlights: Spindrift - All This I Do for Glory - Between Water and Wind
Avant-Garde Jazz



27 - Jesca Hoop: Memories Are Now - 76,7 (79,7 / 12)
Highlights: Memories Are Now - Unsaid - The Lost Sky
Indie Folk



26 - Charly Bliss: Guppy - 76,9 (81,6 / 7)
Highlights: Percolator - Gatorade - Totalizer
Indie Rock



25 - Dirty Projectors: Dirty Projectors - 77,3 (74,6 / 29)
Highlights: Little Bubble - Ascent Through Clouds - Up in Hudson
Art Pop



24 - The Afghan Whigs: In Spades – 77,3 (76,7 / 23)
Highlights: Arabian Heights - Demon in Profile - The Spell
Alternative Rock


23 - Wiley: Godfather - 77,6 (81,3 / 10)
Highlights: Can't Go Wrong - Laptop - Name Brand
Grime



22 - 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



21 - PWR BTTM: Pageant - 78,3 (82,0 / 10)
Highlights: LOL - Sissy - Answer My Text
Indie Rock



20 - Rhiannon Giddens: Freedom Highway - 78,4 (82,1 / 10)
Highlights: The Love We Almost Had - Freedom Highway - At The Purchaser’s Option
Folk



19 - The Moonlandingz: Interplanetary Class Classics - 78,5 (82,9 / 8)
Highlights: This Cities Undone - Black Hanz - The Strangle of Anna
Neo-Psychedelia



18 - Jlin: Black Origami - 78,7 (83 / 8)
Highlights: Kyanite - Holy Child - Challenge To Be Continued
Footwork



17 - Stormzy: Gang Signs & Prayer - 79,4 (80,4 / 18)
Highlights: Big for Your Boots - Mr Skeng - First Things First
Grime



16 - Hurray For The Riff Raff: The Navigator – 79,5 (81,1 / 16)
Highlights: Pa'lante - The Navigator - Rican Beach
Americana



15 - Ryuichi Sakamoto: async – 79,0 (83,0 / 9)
Highlights: Solari - Stakra - Life, Life
Ambient



14 - Gas: Narkopop - 79,9 (82,9 / 12)
Highlights: Narkopop 10 - Narkopop 2 - Narkopop 5
Ambient



13 - The xx: I See You – 80,0 (77,3 / 29)
Highlights: On Hold - Say Something Loving - A Violent Noise
Indie Pop



12 - Feist: Pleasure – 80,0 (78,0 / 27)
Highlights: Any Party - Pleasure - A Man Is Not His Song
Indie Rock



11 - 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



10 - Thundercat: Drunk – 80,3 (78,6 / 26)
Highlights: Show You the Way - A Fan’s Mail - Walk on By
Neo-Soul



09 - Laura Marling: Semper Femina – 80,4 (78,1 / 28)
Highlights: Nothing, Not Nearly - Soothing - Nouel
Singer-Songwriter



08 - Slowdive: Slowdive – 82,2 (80,2 / 27)
Highlights: Sugar for the Pill - Star Roving - Falling Ashes
Dream Pop



07 - Arca: Arca - 82,3 (82,0 / 22)
Highlights: Desafío - Anoche - Fugaces
Art Pop



06 - Father John Misty: Pure Comedy - 82,7 (80,1 / 29)
Highlights: Leaving L.A. - Total Entertainment Forever - Pure Comedy
Singer-Songwriter



05 - Sampha: Process - 83,2 (80,9 / 28)
Highlights: (No One Knows Me) Like the Piano - Blood on Me - Plastic 100°C
Alternative R&B



04 - Perfume Genius: No Shape – 83,8 (82,1 / 26)
Highlights: Slip Away - Alan - Wreath
Art Pop



03 - Mount Eerie: A Crow Looked at Me – 85,7 (87,4 / 16)
Highlights: Ravens - Real Death - Toothbrush/Trash
Singer-Songwriter



02 - Run The Jewels: Run The Jewels 3 - 89,2 (86,9 / 28)
Highlights: Thursday in the Danger Room - Call Ticketron - 2100
Hip Hop



01 - Kendrick Lamar: DAMN. – 89,2 (87,2 / 27)
Highlights: DNA. - HUMBLE. - ELEMENT.
Hip Hop
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Re: MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

Postby Otisredding » Wed May 31, 2017 10:33 am

Bang Jan wrote:Can I ask to see albums with scores above 70 in advance?


51 - Pharmakon: Contact - 74,7 (76,7 / 15)
52 - Pissed Jeans: Why Love Now - 74,7 (75,7 / 18)
53 - Aldous Harding: Party - 74,6 (77,3 / 13)
54 - Vagabon: Infinite Worlds - 74,6 (78,6 / 9)
55 - Paul Weller: A Kind Revolution - 74,5 (78,2 / 10)
56 - Drake: More Life - 74,5 (73,5 / 24)
57 - Peter Silberman: Impermanence - 74,4 (77,4 / 12)
58 - The Black Angels: Death Song - 74,2 (77,9 / 10)
59 - Cloud Nothings: Life Without Sound - 74,2 (72,5 / 26)
60 - Jay Som: Everybody Works - 74,1 (78,7 / 7)
61 - Pond: The Weather - 74 (75,3 / 17)
62 - Tift Merritt: Stitch of the World - 73,9 (78,6 / 7)
63 - Julia Holter: In The Same Room - 73,8 (75,1 / 17)
64 - Robyn Hitchcock: Robyn Hitchcock - 73,8 (78,4 / 7)
65 - The Mountain Goats: Goths - 73,6 (76,3 / 13)
66 - Real Estate: In Mind - 73,5 (72,8 / 23)
67 - Conor Oberst: Salutations - 73,5 (74,8 / 17)
68 - Kelly Lee Owens: Kelly Lee Owens - 73,5 (76,8 / 11)
69 - William Basinski: A Shadow In Time - 73,5 (77,4 / 9)
70 - Rose Elinor Dougall: Stellular - 73,4 (77,8 / 8)
71 - Clark: Death Peak - 73,1 (76,5 / 11)
72 - Forest Swords: Compassion - 73 (74,4 / 17)
73 - Craig Finn: We All Want The Same Things - 72,9 (75,5 / 13)
74 - Japandroids: Near To The Wild Heart Of Life - 72,9 (70,5 / 28)
75 - Why?: Moh Lhean - 72,8 (75,8 / 12)
76 - Austra: Future Politics - 72,6 (70,6 / 27)
77 - Happyness: Write In - 72,5 (77,1 / 7)
78 - Lawrence English: Cruel Optimism - 72,5 (77,1 / 7)
79 - Actress: AZD - 72,5 (74,5 / 15)
80 - Syd: Fin - 72,3 (75,3 / 12)
81 - Pumarosa: The Witch - 72,3 (77 / 7)
82 - Gorillaz: Humanz - 72,3 (70,7 / 26)
83 - The Menzingers: After the Party - 72,3 (75,6 / 11)
84 - Ibibio Sound Machine: Uyai - 72,3 (76,6 / 8)
85 - Willie Nelson: God's Problem Child - 72,2 (76,9 / 7)
86 - British Sea Power: Let The Dancers Inherit The Party - 72,1 (73,4 / 17)
87 - Girlpool: Powerplant - 71,8 (73,5 / 16)
88 - Timber Timbre: Sincerely, Future Pollution - 71,7 (73,4 / 16)
89 - The New Pornographers: Whiteout Conditions - 71,6 (72,9 / 17)
90 - Bonobo: Migration - 71,4 (71,8 / 20)
91 - Mastodon: Emperor of Sand - 71,3 (71,6 / 20)
92 - Brian Eno: Reflection - 71,2 (70,2 / 24)
93 - Sinkane: Life & Livin' It - 71,2 (74,2 / 12)
94 - Black Lips: Satan's Graffiti Or God's Art? - 70,9 (73,5 / 13)
95 - Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy: Best Troubador - 70,4 (72,4 / 15)
96 - Crystal Fairy: Crystal Fairy - 70,3 (73 / 13)
97 - Temples: Volcano - 70,3 (71,3 / 18)

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Re: MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

Postby Harold » Wed May 31, 2017 1:20 pm

Otisredding, the name of the artist at #31 should be spelled Blanck Mass, not Blank.

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Re: MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

Postby Otisredding » Wed May 31, 2017 4:41 pm

Ok. Thank you, Harold.

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Re: MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

Postby Rob » Wed May 31, 2017 10:23 pm

I'm sorry for pestering you with this every two weeks, Otisredding, but could you add the highlights for the top three new entries so I can update the playlist?

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Re: MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

Postby prosecutorgodot » Wed May 31, 2017 10:34 pm

Otisredding, could you tell me the score of Paramore - After Laughter?

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Re: MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

Postby Otisredding » Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:26 am

prosecutorgodot wrote:Otisredding, could you tell me the score of Paramore - After Laughter?


101 - Paramore: After Laughter - 69,5 (71,5 / 15)

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Re: MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

Postby Otisredding » Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:07 am

Rob wrote:I'm sorry for pestering you with this every two weeks, Otisredding, but could you add the highlights for the top three new entries so I can update the playlist?


Complete

Changes in Slowdive hightlighs

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Re: MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

Postby Rob » Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:02 pm

Otisredding wrote:
Rob wrote:I'm sorry for pestering you with this every two weeks, Otisredding, but could you add the highlights for the top three new entries so I can update the playlist?


Complete

Changes in Slowdive hightlighs


Thanks! Here is the 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

The PWR BTTM tracks:

Silly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkNOA20GoAc

Answer My Text: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmMOiwLocPQ

LOL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31vSvSIy27s

The PWR BTTM tracks are also in the Spotify list but are not available in every region. The YouTube video's of LOL and Answer My Text are to album cuts, but I'm afraid I could only find a live version of Silly.

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Re: MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

Postby Bruno » Sun Jun 04, 2017 3:04 am

Thanks, Otis!

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Re: MCCh 2017 (09) May 31

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