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Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:47 pm
by Otisredding
The best albums of 2018
previous years: MCCh 2017 - MCCh 2016 - MCCh 2015 -
MCCh 2014 - MCCh 2013 - MCCh 2012 - MCCh 2011


MCCh is based on reviews from critics worldwide. We consider all world music sites that meet these conditions:

- Qualified albums (with numbers, letters, drawings, whatever)
- They publish over 400 reviews per year
- This information is accessible online

Beware of imitations :wink:


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.

For now, we consult these websites
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; Earbuddy; Exclaim!; Paste; Pitchfork; Popmatters; Rolling Stone; Under the Radar


Very Important: You can help improve MCCH: If you know some web sources, please, let me know.

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:49 pm
by Bang Jan
I'll just ask for above 70 albums before anyone else does again...

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:51 pm
by Otisredding
MCCh 2018 (01) January 31

Ten new albums in top 10!

Next: February 15, 2018

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:30 pm
by Otisredding
MCCh 2018 (02) February 15

Seven new albums in top 15!

Next: February 28, 2018

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:55 am
by Otisredding
MCCh 2018 (03) February 28

Eight new albums in top 20!

Next: March 15, 2018

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:07 pm
by JFC
Recent ones to underline:
Stills&Collins - Everybody Knows;
Moby - Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt;
Tracey Thorn - Record;
Titus Andronicus - A Productive Cough;

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2018 1:19 pm
by JFC
This week a great American Utopia by David Byrne

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:52 am
by Otisredding
MCCh 2018 (04) March 15

Five new albums in top 25!

Next: March 31, 2018

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:33 pm
by Otisredding
MCCh 2018 (05) March 31

Six new albums in top 30!

Next: April 15, 2018

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:30 pm
by JFC
Hi All,
what about the great Rare Birds by Jonathan Wilson?

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:31 pm
by TheLastEnemy
Quite a slow start to 2018 - the current number one would only have made number 18 on last year's list. I'm sure there are many great albums to come later this year.

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:53 pm
by Otisredding
MCCh 2018 (06) April 15

Five new albums in top 35!
(And three new women for Honorio)

Next: April 30, 2018

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:19 pm
by JFC
Something new by:
Mouse On Mars - Dimensional People

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:12 pm
by JFC
Hi, are ready for the take off:
* Rebound by Eleanor Friedberger
&
* World’s Strongest Man by Gaz Coombes

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:27 am
by Otisredding
MCCh 2018 (07) April 30

Six new albums in top 40!

Next: May 15, 2018

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 8:11 am
by Otisredding
MCCh 2018 (08) May 15

Seven new albums in top 45!
And new number one!

Next: May 31, 2018

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 8:13 am
by Otisredding
MCCh 2018 (09) May 31

Eight new albums in top 50!

Next: June 15, 2018

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2018

Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:57 am
by Otisredding
MCCh 2018 (10) June 15

Seven new albums in top 55!

Next: June 30, 2018