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by Holden
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Run of 4 Albums
Replies: 12
Views: 135

Greatest Run of 4 Albums

I recently read an article that made mention of the best run of four albums in history by one artist. So what is your favorite run of four chronological LPs by one artist?
by Holden
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month-Results!
Replies: 13
Views: 3623

Re: Artist of the Month-Results!

February 2020: The Rolling Stones Albums https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/81ag50KX-OL._SS500_.jpg 23. Dirty Work (1986) 65.115 | 6 Votes AM Rank: Unranked Biggest Fans: Henry (#18) https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/91IVC5yIpqL._SS500_.jpg 22. Bridges to Babylon (1997) 83.346 | 7 Votes AM Rank:...
by Holden
Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 23
Views: 4857

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

Hello, everybody! Here is an update on the rankings. I use a weighted average formula that takes into account several things: 1. The amount of albums you have rated, the more, the higher your weight 2. The variety in ratings, the more varied your ratings, the higher your weight. Here are the top 20:...
by Holden
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 23
Views: 4857

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

Some more from me Caribou | Suddenly - 8 Porridge Radio | Every Bad - 9 Code Orange | Underneath - 8 Gil Scott-Heron & Makaya McCraven | We're New Again - A Reimaging by Makaya McCraven -8 Soccer Mommy | Color Theory - 8 U.S. Girls | Heavy Light - 8 Lanterns on the Lake | Spook the Herd - 8 Keeley F...
by Holden
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 77
Replies: 9
Views: 130

Re: AMF Classics Edition 77

The Knife - Silent Shout
by Holden
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Year For Music?
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Best Year For Music?

What year was the best year for music? Why?
by Holden
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A Bit of Help With My Listening List
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: A Bit of Help With My Listening List

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:04 pm
I will probably make one of these for myself whenever the next site update arrives. And looking at your spreadsheet, there's a lot of albums on there where I keep thinking "forget the order, you need to listen to this right now!" :mrgreen:
Out of sheer curiosity, want to provide some examples?
by Holden
Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 1, Part 2
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 1, Part 2

Hello! As I'm sure many of you know, recently, the top 200 songs of the Decade based on Critics' List have been shown over in the respective thread, so I thought it would be fun to make a game out of it! So here it is: Every week, I'll post a new poll with twenty songs, randomly selected from the li...
by Holden
Wed Apr 01, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-April '20-Bruce Springsteen!
Replies: 7
Views: 132

Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-April '20-Bruce Springsteen!

Following with the poll from last month, in which I asked you to post your favorite David Bowie songs and albums in ranked lists and then compiled them, this month we will be moving on to the next artist on the list, Bruce Springsteen!! Please post as many songs/albums in your lists as you would lik...
by Holden
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Comparing Songs and Albums
Replies: 0
Views: 61

Comparing Songs and Albums

Is there like a score or something that could compare albums and songs on AM? Like which has a higher critical consensus, Like A Rolling Stone, or Pet Sounds?
by Holden
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Alternate Artists List
Replies: 0
Views: 80

An Alternate Artists List

My boredom in this quarantine knows no end! So today I decided to make an alternative artists list, using only any artist's top three albums and top ten songs, with the same formula as the actual artists list. I'm taking it ten at a time, so here's the first fprty, with the old positions in parenthe...
by Holden
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Results
Replies: 0
Views: 56

AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Results

Hello, and welcome to the results of the first season of AMF Survivor, the Best Albums of the 2010s! Here are the results, which will appear in the following format: (Album Image) Place. Artist | Album (Year) AMF Rank: Rank of 2010s (All-Time Rank) Here are the results, then! http://www.acclaimedmus...
by Holden
Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month-Results!
Replies: 13
Views: 3623

Re: Artist of the Month-Results!

February 2020: The Rolling Stones Songs 1-30 Smiling faces I can see But not for me 30. As Tears Go By (1965) 139.003 | 11 Votes AM Rank: 34 (2383) Biggest Fans: bonnielaurel (#7), mileswide (#10) I need a love to keep me happy I need a love, baby won't ya keep me happy 29. Happy (1972) 139.313 | 1...
by Holden
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A Bit of Help With My Listening List
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: A Bit of Help With My Listening List

Wow, what a brilliant idea! Except for one thing... do you have any way of automatically updating the values in the DM and YM columns, or do you have to manually update the values for each album in a given year/decade? That should be easy if you just sort by year, but I figure there might be a some...
by Holden
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A Bit of Help With My Listening List
Replies: 6
Views: 156

A Bit of Help With My Listening List

Hello, Holden here! As most people here do, I keep track of all of the albums I listen to, and I have listened to 393 since I started keeping track on November 1st. Every day, I listen to the next album of AM that I haven't heard, followed by any albums for any polls such as Moderately Acclaimed, fo...
by Holden
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 78
Views: 46470

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Anyone who wanted to see this probably crunched the numbers long ago but I was interested to find out, so here's the 2010-16 counterpart of Nick's AM vs EOD analysis: 10. Caribou - Swim (#214) 6. Swans - The Seer (#131) 8. Beach House - Bloom (#130) 5. Arcade Fire - Reflektor (#254) 7. The National...
by Holden
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 116
Views: 24109

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Upon realizing that my all-time favorite list of albums was getting bogged down near the bottom end due to me constantly adding in albums from 2020 that I listened to based on the the MegaCritic Chart to keep updated on current music and based upon the various contests that are going on such as the ...
by Holden
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 19
Views: 1997

Re: Coronavirus

I live in a fairly small Wisconsin county, and we just had our first confirmed case.
by Holden
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 76
Replies: 12
Views: 492

Re: AMF Classics Edition 76

Legitimately shocked that my Belle and Sebastian nomination made the list!
by Holden
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 40
Views: 1126

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

1. Sigur Ros - ( ) - By FAR my favorite discovery so far.
2. The Psychedelic Furs - Talk Talk Talk - Gave both a 5/5 in my albums spreadsheet, but this one takes the cake
3. Vince Guaraldi - A Charlie Brown Christmas
4. Electra - Adaptionen
by Holden
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 1, Part 1
Replies: 4
Views: 537

Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 1, Part 1

Hello! As I'm sure many of you know, recently, the top 200 songs of the Decade based on Critics' List have been shown over in the respective thread, so I thought it would be fun to make a game out of it! So here it is: Every week, I'll post a new poll with twenty songs, randomly selected from the li...
by Holden
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 40
Views: 1126

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

Is there a thread we can find results of past iterations of this game?
by Holden
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!
Replies: 12
Views: 860

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!

If I got it wrong about your perspective on the scene, please prove me wrong. I have no issue with you personally, madzong. You can listen to whatever music you want. Maybe my comment is not directed at you, so don't take it personally. But I can also elaborate that there is a sense of monoculture ...
by Holden
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 116
Views: 24109

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

notbrianeno wrote:
Sun Mar 01, 2020 2:38 pm
Albums

117. Vampire Weekend | A Moon Shaped Pool
Upon looking at your albums-this has to be Contra? But just wanted to let ya know
by Holden
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 91
Views: 48512

Re: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Here are some charts I made up showing how the songs moved through the updates:

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by Holden
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!
Replies: 12
Views: 860

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!

Thank you, Henrik!

Also, this is MUCH more close than I thought it would be; I had anticipated Blackstar being the favorite by a long shot.
by Holden
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 116
Views: 24109

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Completely redid my list and moved it to a new comment! Albums 1 | Sufjan Stevens | Carrie & Lowell | 2015 2 | IDLES | Joy as an Act of Resistance | 2018 3 | LCD Soundsystem | This Is Happening | 2010 4 | St. Vincent | St. Vincent | 2014 5 | Beach House | Teen Dream | 2010 6 | Swans | To Be Kind | 2...
by Holden
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month-Results!
Replies: 13
Views: 3623

Re: Artist of the Month-Results!

February 2020: The Rolling Stones Songs 31-100 100 | Winter (1973) (22.073/3 Votes) 099 | She Smiled Sweetly (1967) (22.659/2 Votes) 098 | Worried About You (1981) (22.865/3 Votes) 097 | Parachute Woman (1968) (22.949/2 Votes) 096 | Till the Next Goodbye (1974) (23.078/2 Votes) 095 | Rip This Joint...
by Holden
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!
Replies: 12
Views: 860

AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!

Last time, Let England Shake was narrowly eliminated over The Suburbs! Today starts the final episode of AMF Survivor. Your two remaining albums are below.
1. Arcade Fire-The Suburbs (178)
2. David Bowie-★ [Blackstar] (179)
Please vote for your LEAST FAVORITE of these two albums above
by Holden
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 336
Views: 207512

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Decided to join in on this game! Listening to ten songs a day, hopefully I'll catch up soon enough. 01 | Muddy Waters | Good News (7) 02 | Elton John | Your Sister Can't Twist (But She Can Rock 'N Roll) (5) 03 | J.J. Cale | Magnolia (7) 04 | (Sandy) Alex G | Proud (7) 05 | Sun City Girls | The Shini...
by Holden
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 66
Views: 18228

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

Well, it finally happened: my first 5/5 of the year, Porridge Radio's Every Bad.
by Holden
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: History of AM Forum Polls
Replies: 46
Views: 116520

Re: History of AM Forum Polls

by Holden
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank TheNeedleDrop’s Perfect Scores
Replies: 6
Views: 892

Re: Rank TheNeedleDrop’s Perfect Scores

I also dislike his review style quite a bit, and I seem to have very different tastes then him. Can’t deny how awesome To Be Kind is though.

To Be Kind
You Won’t Get What You Want
To Pimp a Butterfly
Kids See Ghosts
The Money Store
by Holden
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank TheNeedleDrop’s Perfect Scores
Replies: 6
Views: 892

Rank TheNeedleDrop’s Perfect Scores

Just a tiny poll in honor of AM adding The Needle Drop to EOD Lists, tank the only five albums that have ever received a ten on the site. Here they are: Death Grips | The Money Store Swans | To Be Kind Kendrick Lamar | To Pimp a Butterfly Kids See Ghosts | Kids See Ghosts Daughters | You Won’t Get W...
by Holden
Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 75
Replies: 10
Views: 1101

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 75

Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus
Smashing Pumpkins - 1979
by Holden
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 116
Views: 24109

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Updated my list!
Acroamor, do you have a formula decided yet, out of curiosity?
by Holden
Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 2833

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

01 | Dan Deacon - Mystic Familiar 02 | Georgia - Seeking Thrills 03 | Bonny Light Horseman - Bonny Light Horseman 04 | Destroyer - Have We Met 05 | Mac Miller - Circles 06 | J Hus - Big Conspiracy 07 | Torres - Silver Tongue 08 | Bill Fay - Countless Branches 09 | Ben Watt - Storm Damage 10 | Sløtfa...
by Holden
Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 23
Views: 4857

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

This thread has been moved to the main forum, thanks to whoever did that! I plan on doing an update soon, keep adding ratings!
by Holden
Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 23
Views: 4857

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

New Albums I've Listened to: Georgia | Seeking Thrills-7 Bill Fay | Countless Branches-7 Mac Miller | Circles-8 Bonny Light Horseman | Bonny Light Horseman-7 J Hus | Big Conspiracy-7 Dan Deacon | Mystic Familiar-8 Destroyer | Have We Met-7 Sløtface | Sorry For the Late Reply-6 Boniface | Boniface-5 ...
by Holden
Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month-Results!
Replies: 13
Views: 3623

Re: Artist of the Month-Results!

January 2020: Bob Dylan Albums https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/71AfKF6vcwL._SS500_.jpg 38. Fallen Angels (2016) 27.450 | 2 Votes AM Rank: Unranked Biggest Fans: FrankLotion (#26) https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51TlTr0SYwL._SS500_.jpg 37. Triplicate (2017) 28.733 | 2 Votes AM Rank: Unranked...
by Holden
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 23
Views: 4857

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

Could one of the Admins put this in the regular forum, not the rate the Album one, Id like for it to get more attention! Thank you!
by Holden
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 1797

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.2

1. Marianne Faithfull-Broken English (Aside from maybe 666667 Club, my favorite find so far!)
2. Buddy Holly-Buddy Holly (I do understand why someone else enjoy Dr. Octagon, it is not my thing.)
3. The Chills-Submarine Bells
4. Azealia Banks-Broke With Expensive Taste
by Holden
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Classics! Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 934

Re: Rank the Classics! Week 3

Albums: 1) The Dark Side of the Moon 2) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band 3) Are You Experienced? 4) Pet Sounds 5) Astral Weeks 6) The Doors 7) Blonde on Blonde 8) Electric Ladyland 9) Blood on the Tracks 10) Horses Songs: 1) Stairway to Heaven 2) Hey Ya! 3) When Doves Cry 4) Born to Run 5) Im...