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by Madzong
Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Nominations
Replies: 28
Views: 7537

Re: Music of R&B: Nominations

Listyguy wrote:I foolishly forgot to nominate 1999, so thank you to whoever did that!
I nominated the album :)
by Madzong
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Doors' The Doors (1967)
Replies: 22
Views: 23522

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Doors' The Doors (1967)

01| Break On Through
02| Soul Kitchen
03| Crystal Ship
04| Twentieth Century Fox
06| Light My Fire
05| Alabama Song
11| The End
07| Back Door Man
08| I Looked At You
09| End Of The Night
10| Take It As It Comes

The track listing of the first half is almost faultless!
by Madzong
Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.27
Replies: 6
Views: 3156

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.27

War on Drugs - "Strangest Thing"
by Madzong
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.4
Replies: 17
Views: 5045

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.4

The Next Day

No More Shall We Part

A Black And White Night Live

The Outside Room
by Madzong
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 21702

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

N-O done.

Phew! Time for bed.
by Madzong
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 21702

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

Hi Henrik,

No problem and glad to help. I will take N-O.
by Madzong
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 4
Replies: 17
Views: 3782

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 4

Patti Smith - Birdland

T.Rex - Mambo Sun
by Madzong
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 planning
Replies: 14
Views: 4403

Re: Overlooked Songs 2 planning

StevieFan13 wrote:I dunno, I just want to volunteer songs I like that people don't know about. I'm not good with technicalities.
Same!
by Madzong
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Classic albums with questionable lead singles
Replies: 10
Views: 4888

Re: Classic albums with questionable lead singles

This doesn't really count because the songs were actually pretty good but... (It's more of a questionable practice of releasing lead singles) What about the unfortunate example of Moby Grape's first album when their record company Columbia chose to place ten of the thirteen songs (from the album) on...
by Madzong
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rankings
Replies: 13
Views: 3925

Re: Rankings

What a load of nonsense ! Let's take the example of virtually every sport or competition in the world. Let's give an example of the Eurovision song contest. The country that wins gets the most points. Simple as. Countries are based on the accumulated number of points from various sources and the nu...
by Madzong
Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 21702

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

Thanks for your help panam. I think I'll just let Henrik make the final call based on the additional information.
by Madzong
Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 21702

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

Almost finished Q-R. I just have some questions: 1. Linda and Richard Thompson - do I list as female or male fronted? 2. What do you do If an artist is born in a country (or state) but develop their career in a different country or state? In the spreadsheet : Quintette du Hot Club de France is list...
by Madzong
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 'Essential Elsewhere' Albums (Graham Reid's Blog)
Replies: 3
Views: 2045

Re: 'Essential Elsewhere' Albums (Graham Reid's Blog)

StevieFan13 wrote:Post this in the "updated lists" thread
Done!

Is it okay to post it there even if it hasn't been declared eligible yet?
by Madzong
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Essential Elsewhere Cornerstone Albums (Graham Reid's Blog)
Replies: 0
Views: 9609

Essential Elsewhere Cornerstone Albums (Graham Reid's Blog)

Unconfirmed if this is eligible or not but... Here is an ongoing list of 'essential cornerstone albums' on Graham Reid's blog: https://www.elsewhere.co.nz/essentialelsewhere/ Dr John: Gris Gris (1968) Souad Massi: Honeysuckle/Mesk Elil (2007) Young Marble Giants: Colossal Youth (1980) The Tokey Tone...
by Madzong
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 21702

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

Almost finished Q-R. I just have some questions: 1. Linda and Richard Thompson - do I list as female or male fronted? 2. What do you do If an artist is born in a country (or state) but develop their career in a different country or state? In the spreadsheet : Quintette du Hot Club de France is liste...
by Madzong
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 21702

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

Okay, I'll do Q-R.

Thanks for making the instructions clear for beginners.
by Madzong
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!
Replies: 92
Views: 21702

Re: Help wanted - additional info for almost 3,000 songs!

Hi Henrik,

I'm new to this so can you tell me exactly what I need to do?

Thanks :)
by Madzong
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Best Of 'Elsewhere 2011' (Graham Reid's Blog)
Replies: 3
Views: 2083

Re: Best Of 'Elsewhere 2011' (Graham Reid's Blog)

I dunno...I think Henrik had some rule about not including single-critic year-end lists, but I'm not sure. I believe so too. Anyway, madzong, no need to post any further list for the time being, as Henrik just announced in the "Lists not decided yet" thread that he's finally stopping the whole deci...
by Madzong
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 'Essential Elsewhere' Albums (Graham Reid's Blog)
Replies: 3
Views: 2045

'Essential Elsewhere' Albums (Graham Reid's Blog)

Here is an ongoing list of 'essential cornerstone albums' on Graham Reid's blog: https://www.elsewhere.co.nz/essentialelsewhere/ Dr John: Gris Gris (1968) Souad Massi: Honeysuckle/Mesk Elil (2007) Young Marble Giants: Colossal Youth (1980) The Tokey Tones: Butterfly, Caterpillar (2007) Drive-By Truc...
by Madzong
Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Best Of 'Elsewhere 2011' (Graham Reid's Blog)
Replies: 3
Views: 2083

Best Of 'Elsewhere 2011' (Graham Reid's Blog)

These are all albums tagged by Graham Reid as being the Best of 2011 on his blog: Wire - Red Barked Tree (2011) https://www.elsewhere.co.nz/music/3856/best-of-elsewhere-2011-wire-red-barked-tree-pink-flag/ Iron And Wine - Kiss Each Other Clean (2011) https://www.elsewhere.co.nz/music/3866/best-of-el...
by Madzong
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 56728

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Henrik wrote:More than 100 2016 songs (almost 200) will be included in the update.

"True Love Waits" should of course only be included once.
Hey Henrik,

Don't know if you've picked up on this yet but I noticed that Brian Eno is listed under 'Eno' only in your spreadsheet.
by Madzong
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Radio Hauraki (New Zealand) - Top 300 Songs of the '90s/Top 300 Songs of the 2000s (2017)
Replies: 8
Views: 5301

Re: Radio Hauraki (New Zealand) - Top 300 Songs of the '90s/Top 300 Songs of the 2000s (2017)

StevieFan13 wrote:Just realized there's no 145. Either I missed it or they didn't have one.
Hi StevieFan13,

The missing track is A-Punk by Vampire Weekend (I checked the Spotify playlist)
by Madzong
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 360
Views: 449766

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

The Cornerstone Collection 101 Albums (2011) http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5582 Best of 'Elsewhere 2011' (Graham Reid's Blog) http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5583 Essential Elsewhere Cornerstone Albums (Graham Reid's Blog) http://www.acclaimedmusic...
by Madzong
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Cornerstone Collection (NZ): The 101 building blocks of any serious CD collection (2011)
Replies: 0
Views: 1281

The Cornerstone Collection (NZ): The 101 building blocks of any serious CD collection (2011)

This booklet was written by Graham Reid, one of NZ's big four reviewers (along with Simon Sweetman, Russell Baillie, and Grant Smithies). He contributed to the two 'Volume' lists as well as the 'Soundtrack: 118 Great NZ Albums' list (see my other posts for these). This booklet was influential enough...
by Madzong
Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME: (UK) 17 Must Hear Dunedin Sound Classic Tracks (2014)
Replies: 0
Views: 1308

NME: (UK) 17 Must Hear Dunedin Sound Classic Tracks (2014)

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/listen-17-must-hear-dunedin-sound-classic-tracks-19770 Here is a link to an article by NME talking about 17 Classic Dunedin Sound Tracks. I think it should hopefully be eligible as the 'Dunedin Sound' wasn't a genre and all the bands were not based in this city. So...
by Madzong
Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite artists
Replies: 12
Views: 4108

Re: Favorite artists

1. David Bowie 2. Velvet Underground 3. Stooges 4. Ramones 5. T.Rex 6. New York Dolls 7. Patti Smith Group 8. Talking Heads 9. Primal Scream 10. John Lennon 11. The Damned 12. The Adverts 13. The Dead Boys 14. Shihad 15. Dave Dobbyn 16. MC5 17. Brian Eno 18. New Order 19. The Cure 20. The Smiths 21....
by Madzong
Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 360
Views: 449766

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

'The Rock' FM (NZ) Album Almanac - 200 of Rock's greatest albums. http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5560 Hi Henrik, How are you? Thanks for your continued hard work. I'm glad the list above was eligible. As you know I'm always excited to get a few more New Zealand albums adde...
by Madzong
Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 56728

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

And Supergroove, BLERTA, Chris Knox, Split Enz, Dave Dobbyn, Headless Chickens, Darcy Clay, Straitjacket Fits, Sisters Underground, The Naked And Famous, Ladyhawke and some more songs by Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Crowded House! Good also to see another Datsuns song. Sadly their other entry on the...
by Madzong
Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 56728

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Oh and good to see Dammit by Blink 182 and any song by Modest Mouse that is added is always welcome!
by Madzong
Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 56728

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

The 10 I am the happiest to see : Actress – Maze (never thought that would make the list, I think sonofsamiam influences even critics) Bat for Lashes – All Your Gold Blink-182 – Dammit (Still think pre Travis/Enema of the State Blink-182 was a pretty great band, and Dammit is their crowning achieve...
by Madzong
Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)
Replies: 14
Views: 5237

Re: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)

StevieFan13 wrote:Btw madzong, you should probably look at the list of songs to be added to AM. I think you'll be pleased!
Thanks StevieFan13! Looks like lots of NZ artists added! :D
by Madzong
Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Spin - The 40 Best Nu-Metal Covers of Pop Songs (2016) - CURRENTLY INELIGIBLE
Replies: 6
Views: 2107

Re: Spin - The 40 Best Nu-Metal Covers of Pop Songs (2016) - CURRENTLY INELIGIBLE

Hmm. Not sure about RATM being classed as Nu Netal. I remember hearing the Orgy cover of Blue Monday years and years ago. It didn't seem to bad at the time not sure what I'd think if I listened to it now. I personally think that was possibly the best thing they released! And yes, I also agree Smooth...
by Madzong
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 7905

Re: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)

Love the fact that Talkshow Host makes the cut. One of my personal top 10 Radiohead songs.
by Madzong
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Laut (Germany) - Gimme Danger: The 50 Best Iggy Pop Songs (2017)
Replies: 1
Views: 2150

Re: Laut (Germany) - Gimme Danger: The 50 Best Iggy Pop Songs (2017)

Pretty good mix. Just missing a few key tracks like Wild America and Real Wild One.
by Madzong
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)
Replies: 14
Views: 5237

Re: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)

No, the public could not vote for this. I listen to this station sometimes. It can be a bit on an eclectic mix of rock e.g Alanis, RATM, Beatles etc. but still one of the better stations that play new music and don't just focus on 'classic rock' only. Yeah, clearly. The cooler or more obscure album...
by Madzong
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)
Replies: 14
Views: 5237

Re: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)

panam wrote:Any proof about how they made the list or just intuition?
Well I know that sometimes you can vote for their lists and sometimes you can't. All I can say is that this was one of the times that it wasn't open to public voting.
by Madzong
Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)
Replies: 14
Views: 5237

Re: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)

200 albums, one each for the Beatles, Stones, and the Clash, zero for Blur, and spots for Creed AND Nickelback? Maybe it's worth checking if the listeners were involved in the vote at some point? Or else, perhaps Blur wasn't that big down under. No, the public could not vote for this. I listen to t...
by Madzong
Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)
Replies: 14
Views: 5237

Re: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)

StevieFan13 wrote:200 albums, one each for the Beatles, Stones, and the Clash, zero for Blur, and spots for Creed AND Nickelback?
Agreed, Nickleback and Creed are certainly bands I don't listen to. Also a lot of nu-metal. The plus side is that there are a lot of New Zealand albums and even a few Aussie classics!
by Madzong
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)
Replies: 14
Views: 5237

The Rock FM (NZ) Album Almanac (2017)

In 2017, 'The Rock' FM did a countdown of 200 of rock's greatest albums. http://www.therock.net.nz/home/music/the-rock-album-almanac/the-rock-album-almanac--albums-20-1.html 1. AC/DC - Back In Black (1980) 2. Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction (1987) 3. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV (1971) 4....
by Madzong
Thu Jul 06, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 78
Views: 26310

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

Albums 1. Gorillaz - Demon Days 2. Chemical Brothers - Push The Button 3. Beck - Guero 4. The National - Alligator 5. The Rolling Stones - A Bigger Bang 6. Eels - Blinking Lights And Other Revelations 7. The White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan 8. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm 9. Franz Ferdinand - You Co...
by Madzong
Thu Jul 06, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 78
Views: 26310

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

Songs 1. Gorrilaz - DARE 2. Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc. 3. Arctic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor 4. Arctic Monkeys - Fake Takes From San Francisco 5. The National - Mr. November 6. Franz Ferdinand - Do You Want To 7. Chemical Brothers - Galvanize 8. The Strokes - Juicebox 9. The White...
by Madzong
Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 538
Views: 160885

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

The Datsuns should be listed as a New Zealand band not an Australian band. They were formed in (and are from) Cambridge New Zealand.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Datsuns
by Madzong
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Two more lists - eligible?
Replies: 5
Views: 1720

Re: Two more lists - eligible?

StevieFan13 wrote:Is it OK if I just post them?
As an honorary New Zealander that listens to this radio station, I can vouch that listeners could not vote for these lists.

Yay! More NZ Music lists! :music-listening: :happy-partydance:
by Madzong
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Radio Hauraki (New Zealand) - Top 300 Songs of the '90s/Top 300 Songs of the 2000s (2017)
Replies: 8
Views: 5301

Re: Radio Hauraki (New Zealand) - Top 300 Songs of the '90s/Top 300 Songs of the 2000s (2017)

And the NZ songs from the 2000's (- 2010's) list: Ahoribuzz - Turnaround (Remix) Liam Finn - Burn Up The Road Motocade - Oldest Trick In The Book Voom - King Kong The Tutts - 'K' Goodshirt - Blowing Dirt Kora - Burning The Naked And Famous - All Of This Goodshirt - Buck It Up Kora - Flow Weta - Got ...
by Madzong
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Radio Hauraki (New Zealand) - Top 300 Songs of the '90s/Top 300 Songs of the 2000s (2017)
Replies: 8
Views: 5301

Re: Radio Hauraki (New Zealand) - Top 300 Songs of the '90s/Top 300 Songs of the 2000s (2017)

I can't prove you otherwise and I'm glad for it! =) These lists are an excellent find. They both come from my favourite radio station and has lots of classic NZ tracks! Henrik, I hope they are eligible! Let's hope there will be some more NZ music on A/m in the future! Here are the NZ Songs from the ...
by Madzong
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: New Zealand's Taite Music Prize - 2017 Update
Replies: 0
Views: 9486

New Zealand's Taite Music Prize - 2017 Update

Hi Henrik, Is this list eligible? I posted it two years ago and have recently updated it. I copy and pasted the following from Wikipedia. Essentially this award is the equivalent of the Mercury Music Prize in the UK. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taite_Music_Prize The Taite Music Prize is an annual ...