Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

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Post by andymac » Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:19 am

This is an excellent list of music.

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Post by Jirin » Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:33 pm

Personally I'm astounded by the turnout. Last year we had 13 nominations, this year 27, more than twice last year and a lot more enthusiasm. It shows how much this forum has been picking up steam and gaining new members over the last year.

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Post by HRS » Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:27 pm

Where are the lists? Here's hoping people are making them. :D

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Post by Maschine_Man » Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:20 pm

I have been going through slowly. Already found some I have enjoyed (Anais Mitchell and La Femme) quite a bit.

I made a Spotify thing:
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Post by Blanco » Tue Dec 17, 2013 5:17 pm

Maschine_Man wrote:I have been going through slowly. Already found some I have enjoyed (Anais Mitchell and La Femme) quite a bit.

I made a Spotify thing:
http://open.spotify.com/user/1235362349 ... KyuJQFtePB
Great! I can not hear all by international restrictions, but I thank you for the ones that I can.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Jirin » Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:21 am

A few of the ones I've heard have risen among my favorites for the year. Jason Isbell, Juana Molina. I liked Segundo a few years ago, I hadn't even heard of Wed 21 but I think it's by far the best album of hers I've heard.

Plus I liked Isbell's work with the Drive By Truckers but I'd never heard any of his solo stuff that's this good.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Miguel » Sun Dec 22, 2013 10:28 pm

This is my list:

1. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
2. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – II
3. Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
4. Richard Thompson – Electric
5. Paul McCartney – New
6. Lady Lamb The Beekeper - Ripely Pine
7. Christopher Owens – Lysandre
8. Jason Isbell – Southeastern
9. Juana Molina - Wed 21
10. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
11. Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths Of The New Blues
12. San Fermin - San Fermin
13. Mountains – Centralia
14. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
15. 65daysofstatic - Wild Light
16. New Order - Lost Sirens
17. Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
18. Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
19. Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
20. Child of Lov - Child of Lov
21. Poliça – Shulamith
22. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
23. Chateau Marmont - The Maze
24. AlunaGeorge - Body Music
25. DJ Koze – Amygdala

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Jirin » Mon Dec 23, 2013 4:46 am

Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky (#9)
Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads (#10)
Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic (#14)
Mountains - Centralia (#15)
Jason Isbell - Southeastern (#21)
Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen (#42)
Juana Molina - Wed 21 (#53)
Richard Thompson - Electric (#60)
Chateau Marmont - The Maze (#79)
Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse (#80)
Child of Lov - Child of Lov (#85)
Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths Of The New Blues
Poliça - Shulamith
El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
AlunaGeorge - Body Music
65daysofstatic - Wild Light
Lady Lamb The Beekeper - Ripely Pine
La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
Tyler, The Creator - Wolf
Christopher Ownes - Lysandre
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
DJ Koze - Amygdala
New Order - Lost Sirens
San Fermin - San Fermin
Paul McCartney - New
Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience

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Post by Maschine_Man » Thu Dec 26, 2013 1:41 am

1. Child of Lov - Child of Lov
2. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century
3. Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
4. Juana Molina - Wed 21
5. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
6. Paul McCartney - New
7. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
8. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
9. Tyler, The Creator - Wolf
10. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
11. Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
12. Richard Thompson - Electric
13. Poliça - Shulamith
14. New Order - Lost Sirens
15. Lady Lamb The Beekeper - Ripely Pine
16. Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
17. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
18. Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths Of The New Blues
19. San Fermin - San Fermin
20. 65daysofstatic - Wild Light
21. Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
22. El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
23. AlunaGeorge - Body Music
24. Christopher Ownes – Lysandre
25. DJ Koze - Amygdala
26. Mountains - Centralia

Edit: The Maze, I didn’t hear it in full, but I loved what I did manage to find! (probably top 15)
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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Jirin » Thu Dec 26, 2013 9:56 pm

Five more days to submit a list!

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Kingoftonga » Fri Dec 27, 2013 12:25 am

I'm continuing to listen, but the deadline is on my mind. I'll probably submit on the last possible day to listen to as many as possible.

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Post by Mattceinicram » Fri Dec 27, 2013 12:38 am

Kingoftonga wrote:I'm continuing to listen, but the deadline is on my mind. I'll probably submit on the last possible day to listen to as many as possible.
Same here, I have listened to a good amount so far, but want to be able to listen to as many as possible.
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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Henry » Fri Dec 27, 2013 4:07 am

1. Foxygen - We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace And Magic
2. Paul McCartney - New
3. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen

Not nominated, but enjoyed and likely eligible if nominated:
Arcade Fire - Reflektor
Tegan and Sara- Hearthrob
Camera Obscura - Desire Lines
Franz Ferdinand - Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
Beyonce - self-titled
These New Puritans - Field of Reeds
Todd Rundgren - State

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Brad » Fri Dec 27, 2013 4:49 pm

Here's my list. I was unable to hear "The Maze" in its entirety so I left it off the list.

1 . Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
2 . Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
3 . Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
4 . Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths Of The New Blues
5 . Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
6 . Christopher Ownes - Lysandre
7 . 65daysofstatic - Wild Light
8 . La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
9 . Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
10 . DJ Koze - Amygdala
11 . Richard Thompson - Electric
12 . New Order - Lost Sirens
13 . Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
14 . Lady Lamb The Beekeper - Ripely Pine
15 . Paul McCartney - New
16 . Tyler, The Creator - Wolf
17 . Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
18 . Child of Lov - Child of Lov
19 . San Fermin - San Fermin
20 . El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
21 . Juana Molina - Wed 21
22 . Poliça - Shulamith
23 . AlunaGeorge - Body Music
24 . Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
25 . Mountains - Centralia
26 . Jason Isbell - Southeastern

Thanks!

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by StationToStation » Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:41 am

Good listening the past month to around half of these I hadn't heard yet (15 Of the 28). Pretty great bunch of music here! Cheers!

1) Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths Of The New Blues
2) Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
3) Jason Isbell - Southeastern
4) Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky (What a great find/recommendation!)
5) Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
6) Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
7) Mountains - Centralia
8) Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
9) 65daysofstatic - Wild Light
10) La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin (What a great find/recommendation, Part II!)
11) Juana Molina - Wed 21
12) Lady Lamb The Beekeper - Ripely Pine
13) Child of Lov - Child of Lov
14) Richard Thompson - Electric
15) Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
16) DJ Koze - Amygdala
17) San Fermin - San Fermin
18) AlunaGeorge - Body Music
19) Paul McCartney - New
20) El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
21) Poliça - Shulamith
22) Chateau Marmont - The Maze
23) DJ Koze - Amygdala
24) Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
25) New Order - Lost Sirens
26) Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
27) Tyler, The Creator - Wolf
28) Christopher Ownes - Lysandre (Big disappointment this year. Wasn't that crazy about it back at beginning of '13. I miss his band Girls!!!)

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Nassim » Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:48 pm

StationToStation wrote: 16) DJ Koze - Amygdala
23) DJ Koze - Amygdala
Little issue there ;)

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by StationToStation » Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:20 am

16) DJ Koze - Amygdala
23) DJ Koze - Amygdala

Yes a 19.5. Ugh, I knew there was 27 and something was amiss last night.

Put DJ Koze at #16. Thanks!

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Post by jamieW » Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:40 pm

My apologies to everyone who nominated albums I didn’t get a chance to listen to yet. But since my time is extremely limited right now, I wanted to submit a list of the albums I do know. Since I have so much respect for the musical tastes of everyone who participate in this forum, I’ve kept a list of the nominees and will be sure to listen to the rest of them when I do have the chance.

1. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
2. New Order - Lost Sirens
3. Poliça – Shulamith
4. Lady Lamb The Beekeper - Ripely Pine
5. Jason Isbell – Southeastern
6. Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
7. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
8. Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
9. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
10. Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
11. Richard Thompson – Electric
12. El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
13. Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
14. DJ Koze – Amygdala
15. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – II
16. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Nassim » Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:48 pm

Same problem with Chateau Marmont for me.

1) La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
2) El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
3) 65daysofstatic - Wild Light
4) Lady Lamb the Beekeeper - Ripely Pine
5) Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
6) AlunaGeorge - Body Music
7) Poliça - Shulamith
8) Richard Thompson - Electric
9) Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
10) Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
11) San Fermin - San Fermin
12) Jason Isbell - Southeastern
13) Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths Of The New Blues
14) Christopher Ownes - Lysandre
15) Tyler, The Creator - Wolf
16) Paul McCartney - New
17) Juana Molina - Wed 21
18) New Order - Lost Sirens
19) Child of Lov - Child of Lov
20) Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
21) Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
22) DJ Koze - Amygdala
23) Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
24) Mountains - Centralia
25) Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
26) Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse

Jason Isbell, Jenny Hval and San Fermin all have better songs than the 3 albums I ranked above them, but they also have some parts I didn't like at all... though for Jenny Hval it often seems that it's on purpose.
Overall : 18 albums I like, 2 I don't mind and 6 I disliked.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by PlasticRam » Sun Dec 29, 2013 10:18 pm

Sorry I too didn't have time/ didn't remember to listen more. I rated them to remember how much I liked them. I liked all of them.

1. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic (8.7)
2. 65daysofstatic - Wild Light (8.6)
3. Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience (8.1)
4. Paul McCartney - New (8.0)
5. Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads (8.0)
6. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin (7.5)
I feel like that

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by DocBrown » Mon Dec 30, 2013 1:51 am

I thought I would do better, but I too am running out of year before I run out of music (a happy predicament.) I really enjoyed the little bit of The Maze that I could hear; if it was representative of the whole album, I would place it top three.

1. San Fermin - San Fermin
2. Poliça - Shulamith
3. AlunaGeorge - Body Music
4. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
5. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
6. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
7. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
8. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
9. Lady Lamb The Beekeper - Ripely Pine
10. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
11. Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by andymac » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:44 am

I didn't quite get to everything, but really liked most of what I did.

1. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
2. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels
3. San Fermin - San Fermin
4. Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
5. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
6. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
7. Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths of the New Blues
8. Paul McCartney - New
9. Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
10. Richard Thompson - Electric
11. Lady Lamb the Beekeeper - Ripely Pine
12. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
13. Christopher Owens - Lysandre
14. Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
15. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
16. Mountains - Centralia
17. New Order - Lost Sirens
18. AlunaGeorge - Body Music
19. DJ Koze - Amygdala

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Post by DaveC » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:50 am

1. San Fermin - San Fermin
2. Lady Lamb the Beekeeper - Ripely Pine
3. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
4. Richard Thompson - Electric
5. 65daysofstatic - Wild Light
6. Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
7. Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
8. Child of Lov - Child of Lov
9. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
10. Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
11. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
12. Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
13. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
14. New Order - Lost Sirens
15. Poliça - Shulamith
16. Mountains - Centralia
17. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
18. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
19. Paul McCartney - New
20. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels
21. Juana Molina - Wed 21
22. AlunaGeorge - Body Music
23. DJ Koze - Amygdala
24. Christopher Owens – Lysandre
25. Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths Of The New Blues
26. Tyler, The Creator - Wolf

Only 5 I didn't like, with 11 I liked a good deal. From what I have heard, The Maze would probably rank near the middle of this list.

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Post by Mindrocker » Mon Dec 30, 2013 1:15 pm

Jirin wrote:Listened to Child Of Lov. Any TV On The Radio connection with that band? I'm having trouble researching them, but they sound very distinctly TVOTR infuenced.
Although The Child Of Lov was born in Belgium as Martijn Teerlinck, during the making of his debut album he was operating from neighbor country Holland. But all of this doesn't matter anymore because on december the 10th came the sad news that Martijn has died at the age of 26. According to his manager he passed following complications during a surgery for a disease he was suffering from all his live. His bad health was also the reason he canceled all promotional tours last summer.

R.I.P. Child Of Lov.

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Post by Maschine_Man » Mon Dec 30, 2013 1:31 pm

Holy shit. I hadn't heard :(

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Craig » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:53 pm

Lots of great music to listen to (maybe too many)

1. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
2. Poliça - Shulamith
3. Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
4. El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
5. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
6. San Fermin - San Fermin
7. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
8. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
9. Child of Lov - Child of Lov
10. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
11. Paul McCartney - New
12. Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
13. Chateau Marmont - The Maze
14. Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
15. 65daysofstatic - Wild Light
16. DJ Koze - Amygdala
17. AlunaGeorge - Body Music
18. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
19. Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
20. Richard Thompson - Electric
21. Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths Of The New Blues
22. Tyler, The Creator - Wolf
23. New Order - Lost Sirens
24. Lady Lamb The Beekeper - Ripely Pine
25. Christopher Ownes - Lysandre
26. Mountains - Centralia
27. Juana Molina - Wed 21

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Post by Poliuks » Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:54 pm

1. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
2. AlunaGeorge - Body Music
3. Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
4. 65daysofstatic - Wild Light
5. Mountains - Centralia
6. Child of Lov - Child of Lov
7. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
8. Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
9. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
10. Paul McCartney - New
11. San Fermin - San Fermin
12. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
13. El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
14. DJ Koze - Amygdala
15. Poliça - Shulamith
16. Christopher Owens - Lysandre
17. Lady Lamb The Beekeper - Ripely Pine
18. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
19. Dean Blunt - The Redeemer

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Post by Kingoftonga » Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:58 pm

1. Child of Lov - Child of Lov
2. 65daysofstatic - Wild Light
3. Foxygen - We are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic
4. El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
5. Paul McCartney - New
6. DJ Koze - Amygdala
7. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
8. Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
9. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
10. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
11. Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
12. AlunaGeorge - Body Music
13. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
14. Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Mattceinicram » Tue Dec 31, 2013 8:37 pm

1. Jason Isbell- Southeastern
2. Youth Lagoon- Wondrous Bughouse
3. El-P and Killer Mike- Run the Jewels
4. DJ Koze- Amyglada
5. Justin Timberlake- The 20/20 Experience Part 1
6. Foxygen- We are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic
7. Unknown Mortal Orchestra- II8
8. 65daysofstatic- Wild Light
9. Veronica Falls- Waiting for Something to Happen
10. AlunaGeorge- Body Music
11. Paul McCartney- New
12. Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer- Child Ballads
13. Jenny Hval- Innocence is Kinky
14. Dean Blunt- The Redeemer
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Post by antonius » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:46 am

1.DJ Koze - Amygdala
2.Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
3.Juana Molina - Wed 21
4.The Child of Lov - The Child of Lov
5.La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
6.Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
7.Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
8.Lady Lamb The Beekeeper - Ripely Pine
9.Richard Thompson - Electric
10.San Fermin - San Fermin
11.Jason Isbell - Southeastern
12.Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
13.Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
14.New Order - Lost Sirens
15.Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
16.Paul McCartney - New
17.Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths Of The New Blues
18.Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
19.AlunaGeorge - Body Music
20.Poliça - Shulamith
21.Mountains - Centralia
22.Christopher Ownes - Lysandre
23. El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
24.Tyler, The Creator - Wolf

Didn't get to listen to the other 3.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Jirin » Wed Jan 01, 2014 6:10 pm

Anyone need more time or shall I start tabulating?

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Post by Matski » Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:16 pm

Been a really busy period with several guest staying over recently. I've listened to most of them but I would really be grateful if you could give me a couple more days Jirin. Alternatively, I could post a rated list of the ones that I have already listened to instead, if preferred.

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Post by Jirin » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:42 pm

I don't mind you taking another couple days so long as it's a definite period and not 'Wait for me to finish my listening no matter how long'. How about we extend the deadline to the weekend?

Since it looks like all the online Schulze calculators treat abstentions as last place votes I'm going to need to write a program to do this anyway.

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Post by Mattceinicram » Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:07 pm

Jirin wrote:I don't mind you taking another couple days so long as it's a definite period and not 'Wait for me to finish my listening no matter how long'. How about we extend the deadline to the weekend?

Since it looks like all the online Schulze calculators treat abstentions as last place votes I'm going to need to write a program to do this anyway.
I might try to add a couple albums that I didn't get to hear on to my list in that case
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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by HRS » Thu Jan 02, 2014 1:28 pm

I didn't have a connection those last few days, so I'm thankful for the chance of posting it now. haha I also wish I had time to give a fair listen to the rest -- and even unravel other records I listed. Happy new year!

1. Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
2. 65daysofstatic - Wild Light
3. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
4. El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
5. Mountains - Centralia
6. Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
7. AlunaGeorge - Body Music
8. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
9. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
10. Juana Molina - Wed 21
11. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
12. Chateau Marmont - The Maze
13. New Order - Lost Sirens
14.Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
15. Paul McCartney - New
16. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
17. Poliça - Shulamith
18. Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
19. Tyler, The Creator - Wolf
20. Christopher Ownes - Lysandre

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Jirin » Sat Jan 04, 2014 2:53 am

I'll make the deadline Saturday night at midnight ET.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Matski » Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:20 pm

All done! Thanks Jirin.

01 | Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
02 | Jason Isbell - Southeastern
03 | El-P and Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
04 | Jenny Hval - Innocence is Kinky
05 | Lady Lamb The Beekeeper - Ripely Pine
06 | San Fermin - San Fermin
07 | Chateau Marmont - The Maze
08 | Juana Molina - Wed 21
09 | 65daysofstatic - Wild Light
10 | Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads
11 | La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
12 | Paul McCartney - New
13 | Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths of the New Blues
14 | Richard Thompson - Electric
15 | AlunaGeorge - Body Music
16 | Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen
17 | Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
18 | Poliça - Shulamith
19 | DJ Koze - Amygdala
20 | Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
21 | Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
22 | Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
23 | Tyler, The Creator - Wolf
24 | Child of Lov - Child of Lov
25 | New Order - Lost Sirens
26 | Christopher Owens - Lysandre

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Jirin » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:14 pm

I'll close the voting now, I'll compile the results as soon as I have a chance.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Brad » Tue Jan 07, 2014 8:14 pm

As a teaser for the soon-to-be-revealed MA5 bracket, the winner here will face Honorio's #3 pick - Goran Bregovic - Music Inspired And Taken From Underground - in the first round of the draw!

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Blanco » Tue Jan 07, 2014 8:27 pm

Brad wrote:As a teaser for the soon-to-be-revealed MA5 bracket, the winner here will face Honorio's #3 pick - Goran Bregovic - Music Inspired And Taken From Underground - in the first round of the draw!
Diantres! That's a GOOD album. Mesecinaa Mesecinaaaa jouj jouuuj

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Jirin » Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:04 pm

I'm mostly done with the calculations, just there's more work than I expected because of such a higher turnout than last year. ;)

I know who the winner is because the algorithm is such that if one album wins a head to head vote against all other albums it is certain to be the winner, and one album I've already calculated has done that, but still need to process the rest of the list.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Brad » Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:50 pm

Jirin wrote:I'm mostly done with the calculations, just there's more work than I expected because of such a higher turnout than last year. ;)

I know who the winner is because the algorithm is such that if one album wins a head to head vote against all other albums it is certain to be the winner, and one album I've already calculated has done that, but still need to process the rest of the list.
No rush!

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Jirin » Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:31 am

And here we go.

Chateau Marmont was only on six lists which did hurt it due to the way win cycles are resolved in this formula, but if it got more votes of relatively the same distribution it would have only been five or six places higher.

27 Tyler, The Creator - Wolf
26 Christopher Owens - Lysandre
25 Chateau Marmont - The Maze
T-23 New Order - Sirens
T-23 Mountains - Centralia
T-21 Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
T-21 DJ Koze - Amygdala
T-19 Polica - Shulasmith
T-19 Justin Timberlake - The 50/50 Experience
T-17 Paul McCartney - New
T-17 Alunageorge - Body Music
16 Unknown Metal Orchestra - II
15 Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths Of The New Blues
14 El-P and Killer Mike - Run The Jewels
T-12 Juana Molina - Wed 21
T-12 Richard Thompson - Electric

The top 10/11 come later.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Jirin » Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:42 am

T-10 Child of Lov - Child Of Lov
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Awesome:
antonius 4, kingoftonga 1, Machine_Man 1

Awful:
Matski 24/26

T-10 Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
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Awesome:
mattceinicram 2, andymac 5, Brad 1

Awful:
KingOfTonga 13/14, Nassim 26/26

9 Veronica Falls - Waiting For Something To Happen
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Awesome:
polluks 1, Miguel 1

Awful:
DocBrown 10/11, Henry 3/3

Next edition, a four way tie for 5th.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by DaveC » Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:01 am

Great stuff. All the remaining albums were high on my list.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by DocBrown » Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:09 am

There certainly wasn't an "awful" album on this list. Even my two lowest choices would be "challenging" and "less interesting" at worst. Another good and simple game for finding new stuff.

Edit - "Simple" to play that is. As always, thanks to you jirin for pulling it all together.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Henry » Thu Jan 09, 2014 2:16 am

Awful:
DocBrown 10/11, Henry 3/3

I very much enjoyed Veronica Falls. I didn't vote at all for the albums I didn't care for.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Jirin » Thu Jan 09, 2014 4:26 am

Henry, the algorithm I used is designed so non-votes are neither a vote for nor against an album, because calculation is based on the head to head votes between each pair of albums among voters who ranked both albums. That's why I assumed your lowest ranked album was your least favorite that you had heard.

The Maze was the only album that was hurt by low vote total. It's win-loss record was actually 9-14-3, which would have put it around #17 or so. But A > B > C > A cycles are resolved in this system by looking at strong wins against higher ranked albums, so having only six ballots out of nineteen meant it didn't have strong wins.

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Jirin » Thu Jan 09, 2014 4:45 am

T-5 Jason Isbell - Southeastern
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Awesome:
Jirin 5, Matski 2, mattceinicram 1, jamieW 5, StationtoStation 3

Not necessarily awful, maybe just didn't connect with it:
polluks 18/19, Brad 26/26

T-5 Jenny Hval - Innocence Is Kinky
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Awesome:
Jirin 1, Matski 4, HRS 1, antonious 2, StationToStation 4, Brad 5

Not necessarily awful, maybe just didn't connect with it:
mattceinicram 13/14, KingOfTonga 14/14, DocBrown 11/11, jamieW 13/16

T-5 Lady Lamb The Beekeeper - Ripely Pine
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Awesome:
Matski 5, DaveC 2, Nassim 4, JamieW 4

Not necessarily awful, maybe just didn't connect with it:
craig 24/27

T-5 San Fermin - San Fermin
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Awesome:
DaveC 1, andyMac 3, DocBrown 1

Not necessarily awful, maybe just didn't connect with it:
Jirin 25/27

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Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Post by Mattceinicram » Thu Jan 09, 2014 4:52 am

Jirin wrote: Not necessarily awful, maybe just didn't connect with it:
I like that :mrgreen:
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