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by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 36
Views: 41843

Re: Suggest genre changes here

It should probably be mentioned that, on RYM, the genre once called “Trap Rap” is now just called “Trap” (not to be confused with “Trap [EDM]”. I suppose the term “Trap Rap” was never really used outside of RYM. Also, Psychic by Darkside currently has no primary genre at all. I’ve never seen an albu...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Treble - The Top 150 Albums of the '70s
Replies: 6
Views: 270

Re: Treble - The Top 150 Albums of the '70s

I will post the list here: 150. Patrice Rushen – Pizzazz 149. Pere Ubu – The Modern Dance 148. The Raincoats – The Raincoats 147. Don Cherry – Brown Rice 146. John Cale – Fear 145. Robert Wyatt – Rock Bottom 144. Betty Davis – Betty Davis 143. Barry White – Barry White Sings for Someone You Love 142...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2008)
Replies: 2
Views: 908

Re: Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2008)

Chris Brown Picks (I know, I know...) 1. "Shake It," Metro Station 2. "Disturbia," Rihanna 3. "Losin' It," R. City 4. "Can't Believe It," T-Pain 5. "Trading Places," Usher 6. "Coldest," Tank 7. "Energy," Keri Hilson 8. "Burnin' Up," Jonas Brothers 9. "Gossip," Lil Wayne 10. "Rock With You," Michael ...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 320
Views: 197986

Re: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM

Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2008)
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by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 189
Views: 135393

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Charles Trenet "La Folle Complainte"

It seems that 1945 is the date of songwriting, the actual recording seems to be from 1951.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2008)
Replies: 2
Views: 908

Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2008)

https://web.archive.org/web/20100106123905/https://www.blender.com/guide/61446/blenders1001downloads.html I have no idea if this would be eligible or not, but another list from the same source, with the same name, is on AM, so I thought it it might be worth a shot. I should warn you that included am...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 189
Views: 135393

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Here's the full article: http://manofmusic.clicforum.fr/t1169-Ten-page-Bowie-Best-Of-cover-feature-in-NME.htm All the other songs are Bowie recordings. But "Wild Is the Wind" is on there too, so it's not necessarily about Bowie's songwriting. I also believe that there was another "best Bowie songs" ...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 189
Views: 135393

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The version of "All the Young Dudes" that appears on NME (UK) - Bowie: His Real Greatest Hits (2014) may actually be Mott the Hoople's version, or possibly both versions at once.

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by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Spectrum Culture: Best Debut Albums (2019)
Replies: 2
Views: 1190

Re: Spectrum Culture: Best Debut Albums (2019)

https://spectrumculture.com/2019/07/18/the-ten-best-debut-albums-of-the-2010s/ Janelle Monáe – The ArchAndroid (2010) Perfume Genius – Learning (2010) Frank Ocean: nostalgia, Ultra (2011) Disclosure – Settle (2013) Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels (2013) FKA twigs – LP1 (2014) Todd Terje – It’s Album...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A personal history through my top 25 albums
Replies: 44
Views: 2973

Re: A personal history through my top 25 albums

^Well, I'm certainly peanut butter and jealous.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 189
Views: 135393

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Regarding the Bob Wills song in Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007), I believe that it is actually "New San Antonio Rose" rather than "San Antonio Rose", since it connects it to the album "ANTHOLOGY, 1935-1973" which only has the "New" versi...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 37
Views: 15105

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

I just want to bring this up again in case it got lost in the shuffle before: I don't expect to occur this very update, but I firmly believe that the "1000 Songs to Change Your Life" book should be removed from AM (or, at least, severely cut down). My reasoning is (somewhat poorly) explained here: h...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 189
Views: 135393

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Art Tatum's first recording of "Tea For Two" was released in 1933.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20392

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Excellent showing for Robyn!!! Also pleased by the upward movement for Pet Shop Boys!
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20392

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Wait, scratch that, Robyn was in the top 500 last time. In that case, I think it will be an older artists who nobody realized didn’t make it last time.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20392

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Jirin wrote:Trying to think of people with great 2017-2018 albums not popular before. Perfume Genius maybe?
That still leaves Robyn! :D
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20392

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

I’m still keeping an eye out for Robyn!
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning for Overlooked Songs 3
Replies: 5
Views: 5283

Re: Planning for Overlooked Songs 3

So, this was kinda forgotten. But with a site update slated for this summer, we should definitely bring this back.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 37
Views: 15105

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

All done!
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 37
Views: 15105

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

I’ll do RYM genres.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 37
Views: 15105

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

I'm sure I said this before, but thank you for picking up the slack on the songs spreadsheet last year. I'm happy to take over again this year, and I'll remember to include the links in the spreadsheet.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Spectrum Culture: Best Debut Albums (2019)
Replies: 2
Views: 1190

Spectrum Culture: Best Debut Albums (2019)

https://spectrumculture.com/2019/01/31/the-ten-best-debut-albums-of-the-1960s/ Etta James- At Last! (1961) The Beatles – Please Please Me (1963) Love – Love (1966) The Jimi Hendrix Experience- Are You Experienced? (1967) Pink Floyd – The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967) The Velvet Underground – The...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 189
Views: 135393

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

It appears that "We Are Your Friends" was first released in 2003. https://www.discogs.com/Justice-3-vs-Si ... ase/222948
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 36
Views: 41843

Re: Suggest genre changes here

Well, it took me long enough, but I finally found all the changes! Do with this information what you will. In the meantime, I think I might start cross-referencing AM with RYM for this thread's original purpose, that is, finding albums whose genre votes have changed over time. I changed my mind on ...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 189
Views: 135393

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

I hate to bring back this old discussion, but this thread (particular post #6) provides evidence strongly suggesting that Eno's Here Come the Warm Jets was, in fact, first released in 1974: https://forums.stevehoffman.tv/threads/brian-eno-here-come-the-warm-jets-what-was-the-original-release-date.75...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 49456

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

StevieFan13 wrote:Oh wait - was Im nin’alu 1984? I may need to do some revising.
The original version was released in 1984, the faster remix in 1987 (or 1988? Sources seem to vary)
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri May 31, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)
Replies: 2
Views: 5761

Re: Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)

Here it is! I hope you don't mind that it's all in lowercase, but it made transcribing it far easier for me.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri May 31, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 189
Views: 135393

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

I believe I brought this up a while ago in a different thread, but I believes Miles Davis "On the Corner" and "New York Girl" should be combined into a single entry, as they are really part of a single-track medley. Also, ELP's "Karn Evil 9 - First Impression, Part 1" should probably just be changed...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 29, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final
Replies: 26
Views: 16815

Re: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final

1 | Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
2 | Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
3 | Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
4 | Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
5 | David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
6 | Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue May 28, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)
Replies: 2
Views: 5761

Re: Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)

I did find this book at the library, so I’ll transcribe the selections this week.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 22, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 26
Views: 14333

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3

1 | Metric | Gold Guns Girls 2 | The Field Mice | Emma's House 3 | Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta 4 | Chris Bell | You and Your Sister 5 | Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York 1 | Stevie Wonder | Do I Do 2 | Rodriguez | Hate Street Dialogue 3 | David Axelrod | Holy Thursday 4 | Nadine Shah | Fool 5 | Ennio M...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon May 20, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 36
Views: 41843

Re: Suggest genre changes here

Well, it took me long enough, but I finally found all the changes! Do with this information what you will. In the meantime, I think I might start cross-referencing AM with RYM for this thread's original purpose, that is, finding albums whose genre votes have changed over time.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat May 18, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 26695

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Remember after the previous all-time artists poll, there was a spreadsheet where people assigned ratings out of 10 to the different artists? I believe there was a plan to make one for songs as well, but it never came to fruition. Would that be an idea worth pursuing? That was me! I'm happy to start...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 15, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)
Replies: 2
Views: 5761

Steve Taylor - The A to X of Alternative Music (2004?)

"The entries place artists in their musical and chronological context, providing the background to key scenes and tracing links - both formal and aesthetic - between these seminal acts. The book is also a buyers' guide for established and new fans of alternative music, with each entry recommending k...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 15, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 10505

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 2

1 | Emily King | Distance 2 | Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm 3 | Collectors | Lydia Purple 4 | Kimio Eto | Midare 5 | Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion 1 | Les Rita Mitsouko & The Sparks | Singing in the Shower 2 | Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) 3 | Noisettes | Every N...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 08, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 10021

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 1

1 | AURORA | Running with the Wolves 2 | The Heavy | Short Change Hero 3 | Jeff Buckley | Forget Her 4 | Lucio Battisti | Anima latina 5 | Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana 1 | The Cookies | I Never Dreamed 2 | Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9) 3 | Marijata | I Walk Alone 4 | Love | Augu...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue May 07, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 26695

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Aw, none of my songs have been picked yet. Then again, there's only 19 of them. And many of them have been nominated by me in forum games already. And sorry I haven't participated, I think I'm just not yet ready to assign a numerical rating to individual songs. Largely because song ratings would pro...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed May 01, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12
Replies: 25
Views: 10584

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12

1 | Les Rita Mitsouko & The Sparks | Singing in the Shower
2 | The Mark & Clark Band | Worn Down Piano
3 | Candy Bars | Landscape
4 | The Verve | She's a Superstar

1 | Emily King | Distance
2 | Love | August
3 | 1,000 Mexicans | The Last Pop Song
4 | Hamlet Gonashvili | Tsintskaro
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5
Replies: 27
Views: 9446

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5

2. Etta James - At Last! vs. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain 4. Peter Gabriel - Us vs. BADBADNOTGOOD - III Yeah, I can't even make a decision for half of these. And I think that's my queue to cease participation, for the time being. This whole schedule isn't really working for me right now. Besides, I've ...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Hall of fame Lists
Replies: 34
Views: 19082

Re: Hall of fame Lists

National Recording Registry 2019: Yiddish Cylinders from the Standard Phonograph Company of New York and the Thomas Lambert Company (c. 1901-1905) “Memphis Blues” (single), Victor Military Band (1914) Melville Jacobs Collection of Native Americans of the American Northwest (1929-1939) “Minnie the M...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 33
Views: 13264

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

1 | Eimear Quinn | The Voice
2 | Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 | Cup Of Dreams
3 | Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion
4 | Imogen Heap | Climb to Sakteng

1 | Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York
2 | Jesca Hoop | The Lost Sky
3 | Mills Brothers | Nagasaki
4 | Suuns | Mirror Mirror
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 15876

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

1. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning vs. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
2. Crowded House - Crowded House vs. The Velvet Underground - VU
3. Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps vs. Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way
4. Tokyo Jihen - Kyōiku vs. Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 101
Views: 89046

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

StevieFan13 wrote:Beyonce's Lemonade is also coming to Spotify soon
Any word on Apple Music? It’s on the iTunes store but is not playable otherwise.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 27
Views: 12234

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10

1 | Metric | Gold Guns Girls
2 | The Smiths | Oscillate Wildly
3 | You Am I | Heavy Heart
4 | Collectors | Lydia Purple

1 | Kero Kero Bonito | Flamingo
2 | Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
3 | Lauren Hoffman | Broken
4 | The Commodores | Zoom
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 14446

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

1. Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking vs. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There 2. Oval - 94 Diskont vs. blink-182 - Enema of the State 3. Buckingham Nicks - Buckingham Nicks vs. Enya - Shepherd Moons 4. Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet vs. Kino - Kino (The Black Album) The last match was...