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Post by Elder » Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:34 am

Well, I do not know is allowed to create a topic like this by doing website advertisement.

But, it's a good opportunity for us critical AMForum to exercise our narcissism by voting on the Pitchfork poll


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Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Post by Moonbeam » Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:45 am

Went with this:

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019?

#1 : Jenny Wilson: Exorcism
#2 : Sufjan Stevens: The Age of Adz
#3 : Bat for Lashes: The Bride
#4 : Janelle Monáe: Dirty Computer
#5 : Javiera Mena: Mena
#6 : Janelle Monáe: The ArchAndroid
#7 : LCD Soundsystem: This Is Happening
#8 : iamamiwhoami: kin
#9 : Chromeo: Business Casual
#10 : LCD Soundsystem: American Dream

2. What are the 10 best songs of 2010 - 2019?

#1 : Jenny Wilson: "Forever Is a Long Time"
#2 : Prince: "Free Urself"
#3 : Sufjan Stevens: "Get Real Get Right"
#4 : Bat for Lashes: "Close Encounters"
#5 : Jenny Wilson: "Säg vad som hände"
#6 : iamamiwhoami: "; john"
#7 : Chairlift: "Amanaemonesia"
#8 : LCD Soundsystem: "How Do You Sleep?"
#9 : Janelle Monáe: "Cold War"
#10 : Robyn: "Dancing on My Own"

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Post by Zombeels » Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:34 am

Here's mine:

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019?

#1 : Heartless Bastards - Arrow
#2 : Girls In Hawaii - Everest
#3 : Zeus - Say Us
#4 : Analog Rebellion - Ancient Electrons
#5 : Radical Face - The Family Tree: The Roots
#6 : Pepe Deluxé - Queen Of The Wave
#7 : Woods - With Light And With Love
#8 : Marble Sounds - Dear Me. Look Up
#9 : Erland & The Carnival - Erland & The Carnival
#10 : Menomena - Mines

2. What are the 10 best songs of 2010 - 2019?

#1 : Girls In Hawaii - Misses
#2 : Woods - Moving To The Left
#3 : Radical Face - Always Gold
#4 : Girls In Hawaii - Not Dead
#5 : The Smiles and Frowns - Cornelius
#6 : Zeus - The Renegade
#7 : Erland & the Carnival - Springtime
#8 : Heartless Bastards - Only For You
#9 : Spinto Band - Living Things
#10 : Heartless Bastards - Down In The Canyon

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Post by Wisnu Tirta Aji » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:51 am

I'm voting them:

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019?

#1 : Paramore: Paramore
#2 : Ellie Goulding: Lights
#3 : Taylor Swift: 1989
#4 : Sara Bareilles: The Blessed Unrest
#5 : Ed Sheeran: ÷
#6 : Miley Cyrus: Younger Now
#7 : Carly Rae Jepsen: E•MO•TION
#8 : Tool: Fear Inoculum
#9 : Echosmith: Talking Dreams
#10 : Alan Walker: Different World

2. What are the 10 best songs of 2010 - 2019?

#1 : Paramore: "Still Into You"
#2 : Weezer: "Africa"
#3 : Adele: "Someone Like You"
#4 : Miley Cyrus: "Malibu"
#5 : Tool: "Fear Inoculum"
#6 : Echosmith: "Let's Love"
#7 : Billie Eilish: "Bad Guy"
#8 : Sheryl Sheinafia: "Sweet Talk"
#9 : Marion Jola: "So in Love"
#10 : Iqbaal Ramadhan: "Hello You"
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Post by rumpdoll » Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:06 am

Well thats really early ...

I just shot from the hip:

Albums:
* #1 : Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds: Push the Sky away
* #2 : Nadine Shaw: Holiday Destination
* #3 : Christiane Rösinger: Songs of L. and Hate
* #4 : Kate Tempest: Let Them Eat Chaos
* #5 : Kendrick Lamar: good kid, m.A.A.d city
* #6 : PJ Harvey: Let England Shake
* #7 : Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
* #8 : The Notwist: Superheroes, Ghost-Villains + Stuff
* #9 : Neneh Cherry: Broken Politics
* #10 : Kofelgschroa: Kofelgschroa

Songs:
* #1 : Ja, Panik: Dmd Kiu Lidt
* #2 : Kate Tempest: the Beigeness
* #3 : Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds: Skeleton Tree
* #4 : Algiers: the Cycle/The Spiral: Time to go down slowly
* #5 : Burial: Come Down To Us
* #6 : Von Spar: V.S.O.P.
* #7 : Viet Cong: Death
* #8 : Bilderbuch: Bungalow
* #9 : Neneh Cherry: Faster Than the Truth
* #10 : Kofelgschroa: Sog ned

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Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Post by Pierre » Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:41 am

I can't believe Nick Cave's "Jubilee Street" does not autopopulate...

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Post by Listyguy » Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:03 am

Pierre wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:41 am
I can't believe Nick Cave's "Jubilee Street" does not autopopulate...
You Won't Get What You Want also didn't autopopulate, which surprised me.

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Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Post by Henrik » Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:20 pm

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019?
#1 : Iiris Viljanen: Mercedes
#2 : Robyn: Body Talk
#3 : Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell
#4 : PJ Harvey: Let England Shake
#5 : Chromatics: Kill for Love
#6 : Daughter: Not to Disappear
#7 : iamamiwhoami: Kin
#8 : Dead Can Dance: Anastasis
#9 : J Balvin: Vibras
#10 : Robyn: Honey

2. What are the 10 best songs of 2010 - 2019?
#1 : Anais Mitchell: Why We Build the Wall
#2 : Kate Tempest: Tunnel Vision
#3 : Robyn: "Honey"
#4 : Daughter: New Ways
#5 : The Internet: Girl
#6 : The xx: I Dare You
#7 : Carla Morrison: Un beso
#8 : Daft Punk: Giorgio by Moroder
#9 : Anna von Hausswolf: The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra
#10 : Nightcrawler: Genesis
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Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Post by acroamor » Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:44 pm

I did:

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019?
#1 : Mitski: Bury Me at Makeout Creek
#2 : Fiona Apple: The Idler Wheel...
#3 : Better Oblivion Community Center: Better Oblivion Community Center
#4 : Julianna Barwick: Nepenthe
#5 : tUnE-yArDs: w h o k i l l
#6 : Alabama Shakes: Sound & Color
#7 : Sharon Van Etten: Are We There
#8 : M83: Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
#9 : Phoebe Bridgers: Stranger in the Alps
#10 : Mitski: Puberty 2

2. What are the 10 best songs of 2010 - 2019?
#1 : Sharon Van Etten: "Tarifa"
#2 : Phoebe Bridgers: "Scott Street"
#3 : Lady Lamb: "Bird Balloons"
#4 : Japandroids: "The House That Heaven Built"
#5 : Fiona Apple: "Anything We Want"
#6 : Mitski: "Two Slow Dancers"
#7 : Julianna Barwick: "The Harbinger"
#8 : Big Thief: "Mary"
#9 : Soccer Mommy: "Scorpio Rising"
#10 : Julia Holter: "Tragedy Finale"

A slightly frustrating amount of these did not auto-populate, Stranger in the Alps being the one that surprised me most.

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Post by Sweepstakes Ron » Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:55 pm

Album list is very much preliminary, while the song list is just from our 2018 all-time poll.

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019?
#1 : Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
#2 : Grimes: Art Angels
#3 : Grimes: Visions
#4 : Haim: Days Are Gone
#5 : Robyn: Body Talk
#6 : Carly Rae Jepsen: E•MO•TION
#7 : Chvrches: Every Open Eye (did not auto-populate)
#8 : Chvrches: The Bones of What You Believe
#9 : St. Vincent: St. Vincent
#10 : AlunaGeorge: Body Music (did not auto-populate)

2. What are the 10 best songs of 2010 - 2019?
#1 : Grimes: "REALiTi"
#2 : Bat for Lashes: "Laura"
#3 : Grimes: "Flesh Without Blood"
#4 : Gorillaz: "Doncamatic" (did not auto-populate)
#5 : Grimes: "Oblivion"
#6 : Chvrches: "Leave a Trace" (did not auto-populate)
#7 : Haim: "Falling"
#8 : Robyn: "Dancing on My Own"
#9 : Janelle Monáe: "Cold War"
#10 : Carly Rae Jepsen: "Run Away With Me"
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Post by Edre Peraza » Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:40 pm

I didn’t do songs but albums

1. Post Malone - Beerbongs & Bentleys
2. Depeche Mode - Spirit
3. Post Malone - Hollywood’s Bleeding
4. Thom Yorke - Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
5. Depeche Mode - Delta Machine
6. Post Malone - Stoney
7. Lil Peep - Come Over When Your Sober, Pt. 1
8. Wavves - Afraid of Heights
9. Kanye West - Yeezus
10. XXXTENTACION - ?

It was hard to put together because I had to limit some. Here are some ones that were close.

- Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
- The Drums - The Drums
- The Front Bottoms - The Front Bottoms
- Juice WRLD - Goodbyes & Good Riddance
- Tame Impala - Lonerism
- Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
- Kanye West - Ye
- Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
- C418 - Minecraft Volume Alpha
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Post by Live in Phoenix » Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:24 pm

Don't sit back on this one for too long:
To make sure your voice is represented, please get us your votes by Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Check back for the results on the site in the coming weeks.
I didn't even try to submit an albums list. I've been listening to our main page's top 10, but I doubt I'll submit a formal list for this forum, either. The number of 2010s albums I've listened to seriously or casually might be in the 20s. My favorites include the Bowie albums, Kacey Musgraves - Golden Hour, Swans - The Seer, Kanye West - MBDTF, and Bob Dylan - Tempest. Kendrick Lamar's Damn has been sounding good, too.

Songs:
1 | Grimes | REALiTI | 2015
2 | Lana Del Rey | Video Games | 2011
3 | Adele | Set Fire to the Rain | 2011
4 | Tove Lo | Habits (Stay High) | 2013
5 | Grimes | Oblivion | 2012
6 | Julia Holter | Feel You | 2015
7 | Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko | Stay | 2012
8 | Frank Ocean | Pyramids | 2012
9 | Radiohead | Lotus Flower | 2011
10 | Bob Dylan | Roll on John | 2012

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Post by Cold Butterfly » Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:52 pm

This is just preliminary of course, but this is what I submitted:

Albums:
#1 : Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp a Butterfly
#2 : Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
#3 : Kendrick Lamar: good kid, m.A.A.d city
#4 : Beyoncé: Lemonade
#5 : Frank Ocean: Blonde
#6 : St. Vincent: St. Vincent
#7 : Kendrick Lamar: untitled unmastered.
#8 : Drake: Take Care
#9 : Janelle Monáe: Dirty Computer
#10 : Mitski: Be the Cowboy

Songs:
#1 : KALLITECHNIS: "Come Up"
#2 : Kanye West: "Runaway" [ft. Pusha-T]
#3 : Kendrick Lamar: "Alright"
#4 : Drake: "Hotline Bling"
#5 : Childish Gambino: "This Is America"
#6 : Tame Impala: "Let It Happen"
#7 : Daft Punk: "Get Lucky" [ft. Pharrell]
#8 : Kendrick Lamar: "A.D.H.D."
#9 : Beyoncé: "Formation"
#10 : Lorde: "Royals"
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Post by mileswide » Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:29 pm

Albums -

#1 Mbongwana Star: From Kinshasa [2015]
#2 Tom Waits: Bad As Me [2011]
#3 First Aid Kit: The Lion's Roar [2012]
#4 Sons of Kemet: Your Queen Is a Reptile [2018]
#5 Bonobo: Black Sands [2010]
#6 Parquet Courts: Wide Awaaaaake! [2018]
#7 Tame Impala: Currents [2015]
#8 Better Oblivion Community Center: Better Oblivion Community Center [2019]
#9 Kate Tempest: Everybody Down [2014]
#10 Laura Marling: I Speak Because I Can [2010]


Songs -

#1 Kate Tempest: Marshall Law [2014]
#2 Loyle Carner: The Isle of Arran [2017]
#3 Jay-Z/Kanye West: Niggas in Paris [2011]
#4 Clubroot: Comedown [2010]
#5 Little Simz feat. Syd: Shotgun [2016]
#6 Kendrick Lamar: King Kunta [2015]
#7 Peggy Gou: It Makes You Forget (Itgehane) [2018]
#8 Dave: Two Birds, No Stones [2016]
#9 Songhoy Blues: Bamako [2017]
#10 Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah Badu: Q.U.E.E.N. [2013]

My top 9 has pretty much been static since last year but it's almost close enough to be a 3-way-tie for 2013 with fractions between Q.U.E.E.N., Royals and Black Skinhead, then bury a friend and Inhaler by Foals not being far behind.

Not fully settled on my 10 albums either. Speaking of which, BOCC is listed as 2019's representative but on the Albums of 2019 thread, my #1 is GREY AREA. Simple answer is I've listened to Better Oblivion.. since I last contributed to that thread and prefer it marginally to Little Simz's album.
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Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:34 am
But, it's a good opportunity for us critical AMForum to exercise our narcissism by voting on the Pitchfork poll
Out of nosiness, did you vote, Elder?
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Post by Nick » Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:16 am

My lists...

Top 10 Albums:

1. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy- Kanye West
2. Channel Orange- Frank Ocean
3. Good Kid, M.A.A.D City- Kendrick Lamar
4. Modern Vampires of the City- Vampire Weekend
5. Random Access Memories- Daft Punk
6. Blackstar- David Bowie
7. To Pimp a Butterfly- Kendrick Lamar
8. This Is Happening- LCD Soundsystem
9. The Suburbs- Arcade Fire
10. Teen Dream- Beach House

Top 10 Songs:


1. Inspector Norse- Todd Terje
2. Seasons (Waiting On You)- Future Islands
3. Runaway- Kanye West (featuring Pusha T)
4. Oblivion- Grimes
5. Let It Happen- Tame Impala
6. Get Lucky- Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell)
7. Pyramids- Frank Ocean
8. Dancing On My Own- Robyn
9. Run Away With Me- Carly Rae Jepsen
10. Midnight City- M83

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Post by andyd1010 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:37 am

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019?
#1 : Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of the City
#2 : Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
#3 : Lana Del Rey: Norman Fucking Rockwell!
#4 : Thrice: Major/Minor
#5 : Arcade Fire: The Suburbs
#6 : The National: High Violet
#7 : Beyoncé: Lemonade
#8 : Arcade Fire: Reflektor
#9 : The National: Trouble Will Find Me
#10 : PJ Harvey: Let England Shake

2. What are the 10 best songs of 2010 - 2019?
#1 : Arcade Fire: "Reflektor"
#2 : FKA twigs: "Cellophane"
#3 : Thrice: "Words in the Water"
#4 : Adele: "Rolling in the Deep"
#5 : First Aid Kit: "Emmylou"
#6 : Lorde: "Green Light"
#7 : Beach House: "Zebra"
#8 : Florence and the Machine: "Shake It Out"
#9 : Florence and the Machine: "Ship to Wreck"
#10 : Spoon: "Do You"

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Post by Elder » Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:26 am

1 Solange - Cranes in the Sky
2 Frank Ocean - Forrest Gump
3 Grimes - Oblivion
4 Angel Olsen - Sister
5 Katy Perry - Teenage Dream
6 Solange - Almeda
7 The Knife - Full of Fire
8 Robyn - Dancing on My Own
9 Azealia Banks - 212
10 Mac DeMarco - Ode to Viceroy
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Post by Elder » Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:27 am

mileswide wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:29 pm
Elder wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:34 am
But, it's a good opportunity for us critical AMForum to exercise our narcissism by voting on the Pitchfork poll
Out of nosiness, did you vote, Elder?
Yes, I submitted the top 10 songs

I submitted the top 10 songs because I thought it would be possible to submit the top 10 albums by the deadline separately.
But this damn site registered my IP and I couldn't send the album list...

It would look something like this, not sure

1 Frank Ocean - Channel Orange 2012
2 Mac DeMarco - 2 2012
3 Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 2010
4 Rosalia - El mal querer 2018
5 Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica 2011
6 Beyoncé - Beyoncé 2013
7 Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today 2010
8 Destroyer - Kaputt 2011
9 Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence 2014
10 Solange - A Seat at the Table 2016

Unlucky Mac DeMarco I think few people would put this dubious masterpiece in their top 10

I haven't heard so many albums in this decade



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Post by panam » Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:37 am

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019?
#1 : David Bowie: Blackstar
#2 : Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
#3 : Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp a Butterfly
#4 : Natalia Lafourcade: Hasta La Raíz
#5 : Fleet Foxes: Helplessness Blues
#6 : Rosalía: El Mal Querer
#7 : Tame Impala: Currents
#8 : Janelle Monáe: The ArchAndroid
#9 : Run the Jewels: Run the Jewels 3
#10 : Arcade Fire: The Suburbs

2. What are the 10 best songs of 2010 - 2019?
#1 : M83: "Midnight City"
#2 : Everything Everything: "MY KZ, UR BF"
#3 : Mac DeMarco: "Chamber of Reflection"
#4 : The National: "Bloodbuzz Ohio"
#5 : David Bowie: "Lazarus"
#6 : James Blake: "Retrograde"
#7 : Jay-Z / Kanye West: "Niggas in Paris"
#8 : Lorde: "Royals"
#9 : Flying Lotus: "Never Catch Me" [ft. Kendrick Lamar]
#10 : Arctic Monkeys: "Do I Wanna Know?"

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Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Post by Chris K. » Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:53 am

Albums:

1. Deerhunter, Halcyon Digest
2. Sufjan Stevens, Carrie and Lowell
3. The National, High Violet
4. Frank Ocean, Channel Orange
5. Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
6. Arcade Fire, The Suburbs
7. St. Vincent, Strange Mercy
8. Julia Holter, Have You In My Wilderness
9. Bon Iver, Bon Iver
10. Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool

Songs:

1. Vampire Weekend, "Step"
2. Frank Ocean, "Sweet Life"
3. The National, "England"
4. Kendrick Lamar, "Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst"
5. St. Vincent, "Cruel"
6. Deerhunter, "Desire Lines"
7. Arcade Fire, "Reflektor"
8. Tame Impala, "It Feels Like We Only Go Backwards"
9. Sufjan Stevens, "4th of July"
10. Julia Holter, "Sea Calls Me Home"

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Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Post by Chambord » Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:29 am

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019?

#1 : Arcade Fire: The Suburbs
#2 : Beach House: Bloom
#3 : The National: High Violet
#4 : MGMT: Congratulations
#5 : Liars: Sisterworld
#6 : Midlake: The Courage of Others
#7 : The National: Sleep Well Beast
#8 : M83: Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
#9 : Metronomy: The English Riviera
#10 : The Strokes: Angles


2. What are the 10 best songs of 2010 - 2019?

#1 : The National: "Bloodbuzz Ohio"
#2 : Beach House: "Myth"
#3 : Mitski: "Your Best American Girl"
#4 : Phosphorescent: "Song for Zula"
#5 : Beach House: "Zebra"
#6 : Fleet Foxes: "Helplessness Blues"
#7 : Arcade Fire: The Suburbs
#8 : Pusha-T: "Numbers on the Boards"
#9 : The National: Conversation 16
#10 : Slowdive: Sugar for the Pill

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Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Post by mileswide » Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:36 am

Elder wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:27 am
Yes, I submitted the top 10 songs

I submitted the top 10 songs because I thought it would be possible to submit the top 10 albums by the deadline separately.
But this damn site registered my IP and I couldn't send the album list...
That's a pain, the predictive entries weren't the most intuitive either. Only Paris, Kunta, Itgehane, QUEEN and Wide Awake populated for me. I would have thought it'd generate for any with at least a vote but it didn't work with Better Oblivion and of course acroamor went for that one. Still, quality lists all round from everyone!
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Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Post by PlasticRam » Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:16 am

Albums:

1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
2. Kanye West - Yeezus
3. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
4. Tame Impala - Currents
5. Kid Cudi - Speedin' Bullet 2 Heaven
6. Africa Express - Africa Express Presents... Terry Riley's In C Mali
7. Gorillaz - Plastic Beach
8. SOPHIE - OIL OF EVERY PEARL'S UN-INSIDES
9. Mac DeMarco - Salad Days
10. Mac DeMarco - 2
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Post by sonofsamiam » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:25 pm

I was particularly disappointed (and surprised) that "Movies" and "Seventeen" didn't come up in the songs auto-fill. Have some guts on the 2019 releases, P-Fork!

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Post by bonnielaurel » Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:07 am

Based on the number of auto fills it doesn't look too good for my choices.

Best Albums: (auto fill for 1, 2, 8)
  1. Grimes: Art Angels
  2. Laura Marling: Once I Was an Eagle
  3. The Divine Comedy: Foreverland
  4. First Aid Kit: Ruins
  5. Lana Del Rey: Born to Die
  6. Gregory Porter: Liquid Spirit
  7. Lindi Ortega: Little Red Boots
  8. Mor Karbasi: La Tsadika
  9. Charli XCX: Sucker
  10. GoGo Penguin: Man Made Object
Best Songs: (auto fill for 1, 4)
  1. Grimes: "Flesh Without Blood"
  2. Laura Marling: "Master Hunter"
  3. The Divine Comedy: "Catherine the Great"
  4. Lana Del Rey: "Video Games"
  5. Beyoncé: "Best Thing I Never Had"
  6. Gregory Porter: "Painted on Canvas"
  7. Lindi Ortega: "Jimmy Dean"
  8. First Aid Kit: "My Silver Lining"
  9. Natalia Lafourcade: "Soledad y el Mar"
  10. GoGo Penguin: "Protest"

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Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Post by Bruno » Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:07 am

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019?

#1 : Frank Ocean: Channel Orange
#2 : Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
#3 : Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp a Butterfly
#4 : Adele: 21
#5 : Arcade Fire: The Suburbs
#6 : Kendrick Lamar: good kid, m.A.A.d city
#7 : Janelle Monáe: The ArchAndroid
#8 : Daft Punk: Random Access Memories
#9 : Frank Ocean: Blonde
#10 : Tyler, the Creator: Flower Boy

2. What are the 10 best songs of 2010 - 2019?

#1 : Adele: "Rolling in the Deep"
#2 : Daft Punk: "Get Lucky" [ft. Pharrell]
#3 : Kanye West: "Runaway" [ft. Pusha-T]
#4 : Frank Ocean: "Pyramids"
#5 : M83: "Midnight City"
#6 : Janelle Monáe: "Tightrope" [ft. Big Boi]
#7 : Grimes: "Oblivion"
#8 : Kendrick Lamar: "DNA."
#9 : Cee-Lo: "Fuck You"
#10 : Tame Impala: "Let It Happen"

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Post by Fred » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:07 pm

Songs: The 10's had its moments as men and women around the world tried to keep rock alive.

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds: "Jubilee Street
Todd Terje: "Inspector Norse"
Tindersticks: "Show Me Everything"
Angel Olsen: "If It's Alive It Will"
Solange: "Cranes In The Sky"
Kamasi Washington: "Change Of The Guard"
iamamiwhoami: "; john"
Julia Holter: "Maxim's I"
Joanna Newsom: "Good Intentions Paving Company"
David Bowie: "Blackstar"

HM: Wolf Alice – Don't Delete The Kisses | Burial – Ashtray Wasp | Mac DeMarco – Cooking Up Something Good | The xx – Say Something Loving | Panda Bear – Butcher Baker Candlestick Maker | Julia Holter – Sea Calls Me Home | Maxence Cyrin – Where Is My Mind | Sun Kil Moon – Ben’s My Friend | Deerhunter – Coronado | Deerhunter – Desire Lines | Angel Olsen – Intern | Cult Of Luna – Vicarious Redemption | M83 – Wait | Fleet Foxes – The Shrine/An Argument | Deerhunter – Monomania | Frida Hyvänen – Hands | Rose Elinor Dougall – Colour Of Water | Courtney Barnett – Avant Gardener | Alex Turner – Piledriver Waltz | The War On Drugs – Thinking Of A Place | Jamie XX – Obvs | Tame Impala – Apocalypse Dreams | Grizzly Bear – Neighbors | Swans – Screen Shot | Deerhunter – He Would Have Laughed | Riz Ortolani – Oh My Love | Burial – Come Down To Us | Beach House – Beyond Love | A Tribe Called Quest – We The People… | Laura Marling – Gurdjieff’s Daughter | Panda Bear – Boy’s Latin | Pharrell Williams – Runnin’ | Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – S.O.B. [ultimix]

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Post by Michel » Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:48 pm

Albums :

1. Battles: Gloss Drop (2011)
2. Four Tet: There Is Love in You (2010)
3. Deerhunter: Halcyon Digest (2010)
4. The Eccentronic Research Council: Johnny Rocket, Narcissist & Music Machine ... I’m Your Biggest Fan (2015)
5. Kurt Vile: Wakin on a Pretty Daze (2013)
6. The Fall: Your Future Our Clutter (2010)
7. PJ Harvey: Let England Shake (2011)
8. IDLES: Joy as an Act of Resistance. (2018)
9. Parquet Courts - Wide Awaaaaake! (2018)
10. Mbongwana Star: From Kinshasa (2015)

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Post by madzong » Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:21 pm

1. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
2. The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
3. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
4. Lorde - Melodrama
5. The National - High Violet
6. Arcade Fire - Reflektor
7. Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
8. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
9. M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
10. Lorde - Pure Heroine

1. Daft Punk - Get Lucky
2. M83 - Midnight City
3. Lorde - Royals
4. Lorde - Green Light
5. Arcade Fire - Reflektor
6. The War On Drugs - Red Eyes
7. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
8. The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio
9. Spoon - You Do
10. Arcade Fire - Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)

The alt-J album and the Black Keys song did not auto-populate

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Post by Listyguy » Sat Sep 28, 2019 2:49 pm

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019?
#1 : Kendrick Lamar: good kid, m.A.A.d city
#2 : Daft Punk: Random Access Memories
#3 : Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
#4 : Grimes: Art Angels
#5 : Adele: 21
#6 : Daughters: You Won't Get What You Want
#7 : David Bowie: Blackstar
#8 : Janelle Monáe: The ArchAndroid
#9 : Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell
#10 : Arcade Fire: The Suburbs

2. What are the 10 best songs of 2010 - 2019?
#1 : M83: "Midnight City"
#2 : Kanye West: "New Slaves"
#3 : David Bowie: "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)"
#4 : The National: "Bloodbuzz Ohio"
#5 : Kanye West: "Monster" [ft. Justin Vernon, Rick Ross, Jay-Z, and Nicki Minaj]
#6 : Adele: "Someone Like You"
#7 : Janelle Monáe: "Cold War"
#8 : Arcade Fire: "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)"
#9 : Beyoncé: "Formation"
#10 : Kendrick Lamar: "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe"

Lana Del Rey just missed both of my lists, with Ultraviolence and "Venice Bitch," respectively.

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Post by panam » Sat Sep 28, 2019 3:25 pm

It would be interesting to know what are the top write-in albums and songs as they published on the People's List in 2012. Now, most of those albums have a review on the website.

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Post by Cold Butterfly » Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:50 pm

Anyone wanna guess who’ll top the polls? I’m assuming MBDTF is gonna top the albums list, considering that Kanye has always been an idol to Pitchfork’s readership.
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Post by mileswide » Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:30 pm

Cold Butterfly wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:50 pm
Anyone wanna guess who’ll top the polls? I’m assuming MBDTF is gonna top the albums list, considering that Kanye has always been an idol to Pitchfork’s readership.
Late in answering but I'd expect your favourite, TPAB, to clean up. As well as being a good abum, it's number 2 on AM behind MBDTF, seems more 'culturally significant' and Kanye would probably be too politically polarising these days to place first on some people's lists. That last factor shouldn't matter in most cases but I can see that making the difference.
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Post by Nick » Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:47 am

mileswide wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:30 pm
Cold Butterfly wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:50 pm
Anyone wanna guess who’ll top the polls? I’m assuming MBDTF is gonna top the albums list, considering that Kanye has always been an idol to Pitchfork’s readership.
Late in answering but I'd expect your favourite, TPAB, to clean up. As well as being a good abum, it's number 2 on AM behind MBDTF, seems more 'culturally significant' and Kanye would probably be too politically polarising these days to place first on some people's lists. That last factor shouldn't matter in most cases but I can see that making the difference.
I'm not sure about the reader's list, but TPAB will absolutely beat out MBDTF on Pitchfork's own list for the reasons you described. I expect TPAB to come in at #1 on the official list, with MBDTF at #2 or #3.

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Post by Cold Butterfly » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:52 am

Nick wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:47 am
mileswide wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:30 pm
Cold Butterfly wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:50 pm
Anyone wanna guess who’ll top the polls? I’m assuming MBDTF is gonna top the albums list, considering that Kanye has always been an idol to Pitchfork’s readership.
Late in answering but I'd expect your favourite, TPAB, to clean up. As well as being a good abum, it's number 2 on AM behind MBDTF, seems more 'culturally significant' and Kanye would probably be too politically polarising these days to place first on some people's lists. That last factor shouldn't matter in most cases but I can see that making the difference.
I'm not sure about the reader's list, but TPAB will absolutely beat out MBDTF on Pitchfork's own list for the reasons you described. I expect TPAB to come in at #1 on the official list, with MBDTF at #2 or #3.
My comment was referring to the readers poll, which I expect will feature Kanye at the top simply because his fanbase on the Internet is everywhere ;). I can agree that for Pitchfork critics’ decade-end list, TPAB will definitely come at #1. It’s a zeitgeist-defining album which appeals to a site like Pitchfork, and rightly so. Plus it has so many things going for it right now. I also can’t imagine any other album topping their critics’ list, in all honesty.
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Post by Live in Phoenix » Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:59 pm

Readers' Poll Results (October 16)

Albums:
1. Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
2. Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp a Butterfly
3. Frank Ocean: Blonde
4. Kendrick Lamar: good kid, m.A.A.d city
5. Frank Ocean: Channel Orange
6. Kanye West: Yeezus
7. Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of the City
8. Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell
9. Arcade Fire: The Suburbs
10. Lorde: Melodrama
11. Tame Impala: Currents
12. Bon Iver: Bon Iver
13. Radiohead: A Moon Shaped Pool
14. Beyoncé: Lemonade
15. LCD Soundsystem: This Is Happening
16. Joanna Newsom: Have One on Me
17. Tame Impala: Lonerism
18. Beach House: Teen Dream
19. David Bowie: Blackstar
20. Death Grips: The Money Store
21. Carly Rae Jepsen: E•MO•TION
22. Kendrick Lamar: DAMN.
23. Deerhunter: Halcyon Digest
24. Bon Iver: 22, A Million
25. Fiona Apple: The Idler Wheel...
26. Kanye West: The Life of Pablo
27. Beach House: Bloom
28. The National: High Violet
29. D’Angelo & the Vanguard: Black Messiah
30. Tyler, the Creator: Flower Boy
31. Daft Punk: Random Access Memories
32. The War on Drugs: Lost in the Dream
33. Solange: A Seat at the Table
34. Grimes: Art Angels
35. Father John Misty: I Love You, Honeybear
36. Fleet Foxes: Helplessness Blues
37. Danny Brown: Atrocity Exhibition
38. Beyoncé: Beyoncé
39. Car Seat Headrest: Twin Fantasy
40. Charli XCX: Pop 2
41. Kacey Musgraves: Golden Hour
42. Destroyer: Kaputt
43. Lana Del Rey: Ultraviolence
44. Taylor Swift: 1989
45. Grimes: Visions
46. Sun Kil Moon: Benji
47. Robyn: Body Talk
48. Jamie xx: In Colour
49. Swans: To Be Kind
50. Sufjan Stevens: The Age of Adz

Songs:
1. Kanye West: “Runaway” [ft. Pusha-T]
2. Frank Ocean: “Pyramids”
3. Kendrick Lamar: “Alright”
4. LCD Soundsystem: “Dance Yrself Clean”
5. Robyn: “Dancing on My Own”
6. Grimes: “Oblivion”
7. Tame Impala: “Let It Happen”
8. Kanye West: “Ultralight Beam” [ft. Chance the Rapper, The-Dream, Kelly Price, and Kirk Franklin]
9. Carly Rae Jepsen: “Run Away With Me”
10. Bon Iver: “Holocene”
11. Beyoncé: “Formation”
12. Kanye West: “POWER” [ft. Dwele]
13. Vampire Weekend: “Hannah Hunt”
14. Arcade Fire: “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)”
15. M83: “Midnight City”
16. Lana Del Rey: “Video Games”
17. Frank Ocean: “Thinkin Bout You”
18. Mitski: “Your Best American Girl”
19. Kendrick Lamar: “King Kunta”
20. Kanye West: “Monster” [ft. Justin Vernon, Rick Ross, Jay-Z, and Nicki Minaj]
21. Lana Del Rey: “Venice Bitch”
22. Sufjan Stevens: “Should Have Known Better”
23. JAY-Z / Kanye West: “Niggas in Paris”
24. Daft Punk: “Get Lucky” [ft. Pharrell]
25. Kendrick Lamar: “The Blacker the Berry”
26. Solange: “Cranes in the Sky”
27. Kanye West: “Blood on the Leaves”
28. Frank Ocean: “Nikes”
29. Beach House: “Myth”
30. Kanye West: “New Slaves”
31. Radiohead: “Daydreaming”
32. Frank Ocean: “Ivy”
33. The National: “Bloodbuzz Ohio”
34. Lorde: “Royals”
35. Lorde: “Green Light”
36. Sufjan Stevens: “Fourth of July”
37. Kendrick Lamar: “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe”
38. David Bowie: “Blackstar”
39. Tame Impala: “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”
40. Mitski: “Nobody”
41. Radiohead: “True Love Waits”
42. Charli XCX: “Track 10”
43. Vampire Weekend: “Step”
44. Future Islands: “Seasons (Waiting on You)”
45. FKA twigs: “Two Weeks”
46. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti: “Round and Round”
47. Taylor Swift: “Style”
48. Lorde: “The Louvre”
49. Fleet Foxes: “Helplessness Blues”
50. Death Grips: “I’ve Seen Footage”

https://pitchfork.com/features/article/ ... l-results/

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Post by bonnielaurel » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:05 pm

I can't imagine a worse result.

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Post by Pierre » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:07 pm

Reveals again, if need be, the followism which plagues Pitchfork's readership. Totally uninteresting.

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Post by Cold Butterfly » Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:24 pm

Ehh, the reader’s poll was terrible, but hey, at least it’s not as bad as the 2018 albums readers’ poll which had BTS and Greta Van Fleet in the top twelve :?
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Post by madzong » Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:06 am

bonnielaurel wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:05 pm
I can't imagine a worse result.
Agreed. I struggled to find five songs/albums I liked from their final list

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Post by Romain » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:30 am

bonnielaurel wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:05 pm
I can't imagine a worse result.
I clearly don't live on the same planet as them! But it reflects quite well the year-end lists of this decade on AM.
Overall, 70% of this ranking is composed of songs that I don't know by a majority of artists that I don't know well, but that's what I've been seeing all these last few years here. :mrgreen:

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Post by Pierre » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:44 am

Romain wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:30 am
bonnielaurel wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:05 pm
I can't imagine a worse result.
But it reflects quite well the year-end lists of this decade on AM.
What I said. Disastrous.

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Post by Listyguy » Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:50 pm

The Life Of Pablo has no business being in the top 50, let alone #26

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Post by Nick » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:11 pm

Counterpoint: with the exception of the top 6 albums being from just 3 artists (which is funny for all the wrong reasons), these lists are perfectly reasonable and much better than Pitchfork’s own lists.

For those who may complain that the lists are too predictable, what did you expect? It’s an average of the opinions of Pitchfork’s readership, meaning that there aren’t going to be any crazy wacky surprises almost by definition.

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Post by Pierre » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:43 pm

Nick wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:11 pm
Counterpoint: with the exception of the top 6 albums being from just 3 artists (which is funny for all the wrong reasons), these lists are perfectly reasonable and much better than Pitchfork’s own lists.

For those who may complain that the lists are too predictable, what did you expect? It’s an average of the opinions of Pitchfork’s readership, meaning that there aren’t going to be any crazy wacky surprises almost by definition.
As they say, "I expected nothing, and I'm still disappointed". This is not the right question. The right questions are, why is Pitchfork's readership so predictable, and is it a good thing? My answer to the second question is no, while I'm not sure I want to know the answer to the first one.

To elaborate, I'd like to know to what extent people are following Pitchfork's recommendations because they're in line with their own tastes in the first place, or if they're following them for some wrong reasons that I'm too bored to list.

Also, you mentioned "reasonable" in your message. I think that's the heart of the problem.

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Post by Nick » Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:33 pm

Pierre wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:43 pm
Nick wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:11 pm
Counterpoint: with the exception of the top 6 albums being from just 3 artists (which is funny for all the wrong reasons), these lists are perfectly reasonable and much better than Pitchfork’s own lists.

For those who may complain that the lists are too predictable, what did you expect? It’s an average of the opinions of Pitchfork’s readership, meaning that there aren’t going to be any crazy wacky surprises almost by definition.
As they say, "I expected nothing, and I'm still disappointed". This is not the right question. The right questions are, why is Pitchfork's readership so predictable, and is it a good thing? My answer to the second question is no, while I'm not sure I want to know the answer to the first one.

To elaborate, I'd like to know to what extent people are following Pitchfork's recommendations because they're in line with their own tastes in the first place, or if they're following them for some wrong reasons that I'm too bored to list.

Also, you mentioned "reasonable" in your message. I think that's the heart of the problem.
I do see what you mean, and I think it's the ultimate "chicken and egg" type problem that's inherent to the relationship between criticism and the populace at large. Do people who read Pitchfork (or Rolling Stone or NME or etc.) have the same taste as Pitchfork because Pitchfork is influencing their taste? Or was their taste developed first and they naturally gravitate towards Pitchfork because it covers the sort of music they like? Realistically, it's probably a bit of both, but I couldn't tell you if it was a 50/50 split or a 70/30 split or etc. Again, I don't think it's a problem inherent to Pitchfork, I think if you did this with basically any magazine or website that did music criticism you'd see a similar outcome. You definitely see a similar phenomenon on AM for one.

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Post by Pierre » Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:50 pm

Saw your answer, Nick, but I started typing this block of text before, so I figured I'd just finish ;) Besides, it's my answer anyway.

I'm not sure how liking or at least evaluating music needs to be "reasonable". Fun and society-induced "guilty pleasures" records exist, and I'm not always sure either that their status is deserved, or just the product of a restrictive definition of what is acclaim-worthy.

"What did you expect?" Certainly nothing. But dang, surprise me. There's 2010s stuff out there that Pitch4k don't cover.

Pitchfork told us that Autechre are still pumping out increasingly mammoth-sized records in the 2010s? Yeah, cool. I didn't learn in Pitchfork that free jazz sax player extraordinaire Anthony Braxton is still alive and well and doing the same. I learned it elsewhere.

Pitchfork told us that New York chef Action Bronson actually did some interesting mixtapes. Nice job guys. Didn't tell me that some crazy Californian kid has been pumping out weird industrial trap mixtapes by the dozens in the last decade. I learned it elsewhere.

Pitchfork ain't fans of the soundtrack to cult movie Scott Pilgrim. Did they try the more well-received (in its milieu) soundtrack to the Scott Pilgrim video game?

No, even more obscure, give me a Kickstarter-funded soundtrack to a long-forgotten early-1990s video game series. Because why not?

Did you know that, aside from the Sunset Strip's own self-parody house band, glam metal is alive and well in the 2010s? And that even its sleaze-light twin brother AOR pumps out some stuff from time to time? And hey, indie rock for the latter, yeah! You like that right? Yeah, probably not "reasonable" but how about fun?

Just people, show me that you don't let Pitchfork be the only guide for your discoveries and tastes. Do you look outside English-speaking countries?

How about a locally acclaimed synthpop female singer from Chile?

You'll like a great art-pop chanteuse from the Netherlands too, right?

What do you say Grimes isn't the only singer wearing blood-soaked clothes in her videos, and that there's a Japanese alternative J-pop singer out there that, too, has issues with conformity?

There's a Swedish Visual Kei artist active this decade. Guess Pitchfork didn't see that one coming, right?

I'm not telling everything here is acclaim-worthy (though I think they're at least interesting or offering other sounds). But I didn't learn about all these people reading Pitchfork. I wouldn't have if I did. Does Pitchfork's readership look around too? What I meant with "uninteresting" is, that list above doesn't seem to even suggest they do. And that makes me sad.

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Post by Chris K. » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:05 pm

Pierre wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:50 pm
I'm not telling everything here is acclaim-worthy (though I think they're at least interesting or offering other sounds). But I didn't learn about all these people reading Pitchfork. I wouldn't have if I did. Does Pitchfork's readership look around too? What I meant with "uninteresting" is, that list above doesn't seem to even suggest they do. And that makes me sad.
I see your point and definitely agree that there are plenty of interesting and praise-worthy albums not mentioned on P4K (or even panned on P4K). That said, I wouldn't expect for them to show up on a readers poll (that supposedly received 10's of thousands of votes). The end result is of course going to end up averaging out to more well known albums, much like polls on any site do. So while it's definitely very flawed, I still think it's better than the writers' list (which I pretty much hated).

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Post by bootsy » Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:20 am

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Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:50 pm
The Life Of Pablo has no business being in the top 50, let alone #26
Why not? The year the album came out it finished in at least in the top 10 album in 30 publications and top 5 in 30 publications. Regardless of what you personally think of the album it isn't even close to ridiculous that it's in the top 50 of this poll let alone #26. Which really doesn't factor in this poll but just pointing out that the albums was very well received and the readers loved it

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Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Post by Listyguy » Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:55 pm

bootsy wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:20 am
Listyguy wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:50 pm
The Life Of Pablo has no business being in the top 50, let alone #26
Why not? The year the album came out it finished in at least in the top 10 album in 30 publications and top 5 in 30 publications. Regardless of what you personally think of the album it isn't even close to ridiculous that it's in the top 50 of this poll let alone #26. Which really doesn't factor in this poll but just pointing out that the albums was very well received and the readers loved it
My statement was entirely my own opinion, but if you want to go by critical consensus it's currently ranked at #91 of the decade on AM, which currently doesn't include albums from 2018 or 2019.

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