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by Harold
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - VICE (US)
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: EOY 2019 - VICE (US)

Just a quick note that this is being entered under Noisey, the name of Vice's music section.
by Harold
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 629

Re: Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019

45 | Courtney Barnett | Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Fart 39 | Drake | Nothing Was As Bland As The Same No editorializing in the list transcriptions, please! This job is time-consuming enough as it is! At least these are easy to figure out. A few years ago, it took 15 minutes of ...
by Harold
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Ondarock (Italy) - Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Re: Ondarock (Italy) - Albums of the 2010s

I'm assuming that the entry for The Caretaker's Everywhere at the End of Time covers all six "Stages," as it does on the Spex list.
by Harold
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Humo (BE)
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Re: EOY 2019 - Humo (BE)

M.Vluggen wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:12 pm
I saw the magazine and Big Thief's U.F.O.F. is #1 in the Album list.
Thanks!
by Harold
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 26
Views: 2330

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Bruce is one of the few old rock acts that critics continue always giving some love. A big factor in why the album is doing so well, I think, is that Springsteen is actually taking a step away from his meat-and-potatoes comfort zone here - the arrangements are lush without (in most cases) being ove...
by Harold
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 26
Views: 2330

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA/Canada: Exclaim! [folk/country; soul/funk/world] (Canada); PopMatters; Pitchfork; NPR; Billboard UK/Ireland: The Guardian [#8-10]; Irish Times (Ireland); Crack; Resident Advisor Rest of the World: Blitz [Intl] (Portugal) Current top 50: 1 / Lana Del Rey / Norman Fucking Rockwell! 2...
by Harold
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Resident Advisor (UK)
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: EOY 2019 - Resident Advisor (UK)

The intro says they've compiled a list of 40 albums. There are 39 (I checked the website). Gotta love basic math... Can someone keep an eye on this and see if they realize the error and add one sometime over the next few days? Unless they're counting 30 Years of Rage Part 1 & 2 as two separate albu...
by Harold
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Roxette
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: R.I.P. Roxette

Well...R.I.P. half of Roxette. Lead singer Marie Frederiksson has passed away, but musical partner Per Gessle is still with us.
by Harold
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Resident Advisor (UK)
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: EOY 2019 - Resident Advisor (UK)

The intro says they've compiled a list of 40 albums. There are 39 (I checked the website). Gotta love basic math... Can someone keep an eye on this and see if they realize the error and add one sometime over the next few days?
by Harold
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Humo (BE)
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Re: EOY 2019 - Humo (BE)

If the songs list is explicitly labeled as being comprised of tracks not on any of the top albums, I'm calling Billie Eilish for the #1 album.
by Harold
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 26
Views: 2330

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA/Canada: Complex; Gorilla vs Bear; Flood; Exclaim! (Canada) [pop; hip hop; metal/hardcore]; Rolling Stone; AllMusic UK: The Guardian (#11-50); The Wire; The Times Rest of the World: Double J (Australia); NBHAP (Germany); MeHaceRuido [Intl & Spanish Language] (Mexico); Les Inrockupti...
by Harold
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 26
Views: 2330

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

I'm surprised Ghosteen is number one even if it did have the highest average review score of the year; I expect NFR! will end up number one (especially considering its performance on end of decade lists). Spoiler alert: NFR! is indeed already starting to run away with this thing; I can't envision i...
by Harold
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 26
Views: 2330

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

I totally understand any Ariana bashing, and I can see how someone might be bored by the Jenny Lewis, but what's wrong with the new Brittany Howard? It's one of the most exciting, well-produced, and incredibly-sung releases of the year, in my view. I can see how Howard's vocal style and outsize per...
by Harold
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Rolling Stone (US)
Replies: 8
Views: 684

Re: EOY 2019 - Rolling Stone (US)

If someone had said, even five years ago, that this would be a Rolling Stone list, I would have thought they were crazy. Biggest surprise is Ariana at #1 - I would have guessed that any of the next three might have topped the list.
by Harold
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - NBHAP (Germany)
Replies: 7
Views: 386

Re: EOY 2019 - NBHAP (Germany)

Transcription? Thanks in advance!
by Harold
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - The Wire (UK)
Replies: 4
Views: 474

Re: EOY 2019 - The Wire (UK)

I assume there are 52 albums here because of The Caretaker. Can we confirm that these are the actual ranks from #1-#52 (i.e., that they don't have the three Caretaker releases tied at #35 or something like that)? Thanks. And, according to the list as posted on YearEndLists.com ( https://www.yearend...
by Harold
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: A Note about the Albums Spreadsheet
Replies: 4
Views: 279

Re: A Note about the Albums Spreadsheet

Also, does anyone think it would be useful to come up with a standard format when transcribing the lists? If all the lists are transcribed identically, we could just paste the transcribed list into a tab in Excel and use equations to populate the spreadsheets. Henrik's the statistician, but I don't...
by Harold
Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - The Wire (UK)
Replies: 4
Views: 474

Re: EOY 2019 - The Wire (UK)

I assume there are 52 albums here because of The Caretaker. Can we confirm that these are the actual ranks from #1-#52 (i.e., that they don't have the three Caretaker releases tied at #35 or something like that)? Thanks.
by Harold
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: A Note about the Albums Spreadsheet
Replies: 4
Views: 279

Re: A Note about the Albums Spreadsheet

One additional note: I'll keep an eye on the EOY songs spreadsheet - any source that Ron includes will also be on my spreadsheet if there's a corresponding album list.
by Harold
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: A Note about the Albums Spreadsheet
Replies: 4
Views: 279

A Note about the Albums Spreadsheet

I've said this before but it bears repeating: I do the EOY (and EOD currently as well) albums spreadsheet as a favor - to Henrik, to this forum, and to myself (because I always want to be the first one to know what the top albums are!). I genuinely love doing this work, but it does take a lot of tim...
by Harold
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Double J (Australia)
Replies: 2
Views: 210

Re: EOY 2019 - Double J (Australia)

Monte, I've been including Double J on the spreadsheet for years. To save yourself some time before posting eligibility arguments, please take a look at the "EOY Albums: Sources" thread at the top of this forum. Any source that's listed in my first post there is already guaranteed a column in the sp...
by Harold
Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - The Times (UK)
Replies: 2
Views: 455

Re: EOY 2019 - The Times (UK)

+10 album reviews per month. It's eligible Your zeal is admirable, Monte, but please don't feel the need to take the time and effort to post links to album reviews to prove a source's eligibility. We trust each other here! If I do add this list, I will probably include only the 40 "pop" albums. Tha...
by Harold
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 26
Views: 2330

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA: Grammy Awards-Album of the Year; Latin Grammys-Album of the Year; Consequence of Sound; Uproxx; Decibel; Revolver; Treble; Stereogum Rest of the World: Mondosonoro [Intl] (Spain); OOR (Netherlands) Current top 25: 1 / Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds / Ghosteen 2 / Lana Del Rey / Norma...
by Harold
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 30
Views: 11958

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA: Rolling Stone UK: NME Rest of the World: Hipersonica [Intl] (Spain); Gaffa (Sweden) Current top 100: 1 / Kendrick Lamar / To Pimp a Butterfly 2 / Kanye West / My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 3 / Beyonce / Lemonade 4 / Frank Ocean / Blonde 5 / Solange / A Seat at the Table 6 / Fr...
by Harold
Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Get Into This (UK) : Top 100 Albums of the Decade
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: Get Into This (UK) : Top 100 Albums of the Decade

Alexa rank is below 1M, so it's borderline. Will consider but leaning toward ineligible (never heard of this site until now).
by Harold
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Consequence of Sound (US)
Replies: 13
Views: 757

Re: EOY 2019 - Consequence of Sound (US)

The website that two years ago did an article saying they wouldn't put Brand New in their albums list on moral grounds is happy to put Tool in their top 10 this year huh *looks at camera* If memory serves (I could be wrong), didn't the allegations against Keenan end up being given less credibility ...
by Harold
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Treble (US)
Replies: 3
Views: 1440

Re: EOY 2019 - Treble (US)

Monte wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:23 am
@Herik @Harold do we have to make a different thread for albums and songs?
One thread per source, for both albums and songs, is fine. Thanks!
by Harold
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Consequence of Sound (US)
Replies: 13
Views: 757

Re: EOY 2019 - Consequence of Sound (US)

The website that two years ago did an article saying they wouldn't put Brand New in their albums list on moral grounds is happy to put Tool in their top 10 this year huh *looks at camera* If memory serves (I could be wrong), didn't the allegations against Keenan end up being given less credibility ...
by Harold
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 26
Views: 2330

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Forgot to add the Grammy AOTY nominees (and the Latin Grammys), and somehow completely overlooked the Mondosonoro list from last week (I need to add Decibel as well). These will all be in the next update (likely by the end of this week, at the rate the lists are coming in).
by Harold
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 26
Views: 2330

EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

There are enough lists already to post the spreadsheet, but please note that obviously this is very early. USA: Paste; Albumism; Glide UK: Uncut; Mojo; BBC6; The Skinny (top 10); The Quietus Top 10: 1. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen 2. Angel Olsen - All Mirrors 3. The Comet is Coming - Trust...
by Harold
Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY - 2019 The Skinny (UK)
Replies: 1
Views: 1032

Re: EOY - 2019 The Skinny (UK)

They usually post the rest of a top 50 list after unveiling the top 10 - can someone please keep an eye on this?
by Harold
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Hipersonica (Spain) - Los 101 mejores discos internacionales de la década de los 2010s
Replies: 4
Views: 1029

Re: Hipersonica (Spain) - Los 101 mejores discos internacionales de la década de los 2010s

Question: The listing for #21 says "Todos los de Oh Sees y King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard." Does this mean that the entry is intended to cover the entire 2010s discographies of both bands? That would be 13 releases for the Oh Sees and 15 for King Gizzard. Sorry, but if this is indeed the case I ...
by Harold
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Muzikalia (Spain) - Mejores discos internacionales de la década 2010-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 979

Re: Muzikalia (Spain) - Mejores discos internacionales de la década 2010-2019

Just to clarify, this unranked list of 17 albums is their complete best-of-decade list?
by Harold
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 30
Views: 11958

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

A lot of great titles here, but to my tastes inconceivable to have a top 100 of past decade that includes dreck like Thank You Next or that god awful Rosalia album but is without Car Seat Headrest's Teens Of Denial, Parquet Courts Light Up Gold and Wide Awake, Swans The Seer and To Be Kind (though ...
by Harold
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 30
Views: 11958

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA: Albumism; AllMusic Current top 101: 1 / Kendrick Lamar / To Pimp a Butterfly 2 / Kanye West / My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 3 / Beyonce / Lemonade 4 / Frank Ocean / Blonde 5 / Solange / A Seat at the Table 6 / Frank Ocean / Channel Orange 7 / Kendrick Lamar / good kid, m.A.A.d...
by Harold
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 30
Views: 11958

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with:
USA: Billboard; AV Club
UK: The Independent
Rest of the World: Indie Rocks [Mexico]
by Harold
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: A.V. Club (US) - The 50 best albums of the 2010s
Replies: 7
Views: 1642

Re: A.V. Club (US) - The 50 best albums of the 2010s

acroamor wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:02 pm
Tramp and The Monitor
I love that band!

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Harold
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: The 50 best albums of the decade | The Independent (UK)
Replies: 7
Views: 1573

Re: The 50 best albums of the decade | The Independent (UK)

Henrik wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:55 pm
To Harold: You can add lists as you see fit. No need to get confirmation from me. But I’m happy to step in whenever you’re uncertain of course.
Thanks. Already adding this one.
by Harold
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: RATE YOUR MUSIC
Replies: 2
Views: 1195

Re: RATE YOUR MUSIC

I dont know if this list is eligible but worth posting, eh? https://rateyourmusic.com/feature/rate-your-music-100-top-albums-of-the-2010s/ :greetings-waveyellow: Definitely worth posting, but come on, o.m. - you've been here long enough to know that this is not eligible. Everything on RYM is comple...
by Harold
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 30
Views: 11958

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA: The Young Folks; Noisey UK: Crack (I'll add eligible unranked lists at a later time. Focusing on ranked ones right now.) The top 80: 1 / Kendrick Lamar / To Pimp a Butterfly 2 / Kanye West / My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 3 / Frank Ocean / Blonde 4 / Beyonce / Lemonade 5 / Kend...
by Harold
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: The Young Folks : The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 6
Views: 2526

Re: The Young Folks : The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s

PlasticRam wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:45 am
Number 7 should be Channel Orange.
Thanks for catching that!
by Harold
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: The Genius Community, Staff (US) - 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 13
Views: 2210

Re: The Genius Community, Staff (US) - 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Genius is not in any way, shape, or form a critics' site. It's best known as a repository (an amazing one) for lyric transcription and interpretations. It does not run album reviews at all, let alone the 10 a month that Henrik deemed the minimum (among other criteria) for eligibility. This is an int...
by Harold
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 5008

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

which albums realesead this decade had the bigger impact in culture and molded the progression of music as the years went by So by this logic the best films of the decade should just be all the MCU films? Please tell me you're not implying that Blonde and Ctrl are the musical equivalents of MCU fil...
by Harold
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 30
Views: 11958

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Third time's the charm! Spreadsheet update uploaded.
by Harold
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 30
Views: 11958

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Still not uploading for me, sorry. Thanks in advance to Henrik.
by Harold
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 30
Views: 11958

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Updated with: USA: Stereogum; Consequence of Sound Rest of the World: Rockdelux (Intl) [Spain] I'll start entering the unranked lists at a later time (have I ever mentioned that I hate entering unranked lists?). Current top 60: 1 / Kendrick Lamar / To Pimp a Butterfly 2 / Kanye West / My Beautiful D...
by Harold
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 5008

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Despite personal dramas and her annoying fan base, Taylor Swift is an amazing songwriter and has given us some pretty solid albums. Im glad she is finally getting the recognition she deserves by music critics. On the other hand, Adele being shutted out of many of these lists is such a win for music...
by Harold
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY Albums: Sources
Replies: 2
Views: 1849

EOY Albums: Sources

Here's a list of sources used for the 2018 albums spreadsheet. A few potential new ones have been noted in the EOD forum, and I'll keep my eyes out for those as well. USA/Canada : A.V. Club AllMusic American Songwriter Austin Town Hall Billboard A Closer Listen Complex Consequence of Sound Decibel E...
by Harold
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: A request: Please transcribe album and song lists
Replies: 1
Views: 1580

A request: Please transcribe album and song lists

A request regarding EOD album and song lists (and this applies to those who will be posting EOY lists as well): Please transcribe all lists within the thread for each source, and please do so in a way that clearly demarcates artist and title (for the less-well-known entries). The transcriptions don'...